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New roundtable speed networking session at 2019 Sub-Advised Funds Forum

This is a session you don't want to miss!


Back by popular demand: FRA to host another Sub-Advised Funds Forum in 2019

The two-day conference will head to Boston on September 16-17 to focus on strategies to optimize returns in sub-advised and multi-managed funds in the U.S., European, and Canadian markets.


E. George Teixeira on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and why you don’t want to miss this year’s Private Investment Funds Tax & Accounting Master Class

It’s been more than a year since the Republican-led Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the most significant piece of tax legislation in several decades. But there are still holes in the law, which became clear this tax season in the absence of guidance, according to E. George Teixeira, partner in Anchin’s financial services practice. In this article, we talked to Teixeira about the impact of the TCJA and why he believes it’s vital for tax and accounting professionals to attend this year’s Private Investment Funds Tax & Accounting Master Class.


Sub-Advised Funds Forum: What you need to know about the growing demand for ESG investments

Last year was a tough one for the equity and bond market overall. Except for funds that use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations as a meaningful part of the fund’s strategy. In this article, FRA talks to three of the scheduled speakers at the Sub-Advised Funds Forum in April about ESG strategies, the factors driving the interest in these investments, and what the future holds for them.


Public Safety Technology Summit Speakers Preview 5 Can't Miss Sessions at Dual Conference Event, Feb. 27-28

Conference digs deep into challenges, opportunities associated with body-worn camera usage, unmanned aircraft systems, and counter drones


The future of multiemployer pension plans: Earl Pomeroy, Joseph LoCicero weigh in ahead of their talk at the FRA Taft-Hartley Benefits Summit

Although the bipartisan Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans failed to vote or come up with a firm package of potential solutions by its Nov. 30 deadline, Republican and Democratic lawmakers have made progress in the quest to strengthen the finances of these underfunded pension plans.


FRA hosts its first-ever Public Safety Technology Summit, a dual conference event for public safety departments

Conference will feature advanced topics related to body-worn camera usage and public safety, unmanned aircraft systems, and counter drones


Recruitment and Retention Struggles: Two Ways Law Enforcement Agencies Can Hold On to Their Police Officers and Attract New Ones

It’s not easy being a police officer, especially in today’s environment that has put the behaviors of law enforcement officers under the microscope. And that makes recruiting new ones to the force and retaining existing officers an even bigger challenge.


National Body-Worn Camera Forum Brings Industry Leaders Together to Share Strategies to Improve BWC Programs

The fall forum will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn from other agencies that have implemented programs to find out what worked and what they'd do differently.