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SEC: Enforcement efforts still extend beyond coronavirus

Like many other regulatory agencies during the last two months, the Securities and Exchange Commission has shifted a large degree of its focus to rooting out fraud and misconduct related to the coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn’t mean other offenders are off the hook.

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FRA’s Private Investment Fund Tax Master Class is now a virtual event

Attendees can participate in the industry’s most complete and concise tax event for private equity and hedge funds from the comfort and safety of their home offices.

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FRA conferences go virtual: Prepare for a brand-new event experience this spring

For the first time, FRA will offer live events virtually so there is no need for attendees, speakers, sponsors, and staff to travel. The 29th Sub-Advised Funds Forum and 5th Annual Mastering Client Services and RFPs for Institutional Investors will now come straight to your home office.

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FinCEN, OCC offer BSA compliance relief amid pandemic

Two federal agencies that oversee Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) requirements have notified financial institutions they will agree to “reasonable delays” in the filing of required reports if institutions can show the delays are necessary due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Comparing the coronavirus stimulus package to 2008 relief

Washington’s wrangling over an emergency coronavirus economic stimulus package, the largest in U.S. history, came to fruition last week with both Main Street and Wall Street getting some form of relief.

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CECL delayed amid U.S. government’s coronavirus response

The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s controversial standard on credit losses was dealt two significant blows Friday as the U.S. government scrambles to respond to the financial impact of the escalating coronavirus pandemic.

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SEC provides new coronavirus disclosure guidance

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance on Wednesday published new guidance to provide clarity regarding its view on disclosure and other securities law obligations during the escalating coronavirus pandemic.

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The coronavirus crisis: 3 communication tips for businesses

All organizations are navigating in uncharted waters in response to the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve rounded up tips to help you communicate with your employees and customers during these unprecedented times.

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Coronavirus begins disrupting public companies’ financial reporting

Publicly traded companies have begun taking advantage of a 45-day extension for filing certain financial reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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PwC survey: Finance leaders worried about global recession

The potential for the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to lead to a global recession topped the list of concerns among finance leaders based in the United States and Mexico, according to a new survey released Monday by PwC. Other top concerns include decreased consumer confidence and the potential adverse impact on financial operations and workforce productivity.

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Top 5 reasons to attend FRA’s Mastering Client Services and RFPs for Institutional Investors conference

Find out why RFP, client services, and marketing professionals return year after year to FRA’s Mastering Client Services and RFPs for Institutional Investors conference. This year’s event will take place in New York City on March 26-27.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.