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Nossaman's 2018 Public Pensions and Investments Fiduciaries' Forum

Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Marker | San Francisco, CA

Attendance for this event is by invitation only.

Nossaman’s 2018 Public Pensions and Investments Fiduciaries' Forum will take place Thursday, October 18 through Friday, October 19, 2018, at The Marker in San Francisco, CA.  This year, board members, executive staff, investment officers, and in-house counsel of retirement systems will be treated to a wealth of educational topics that are national in scope.  The program will include:

Thursday, October 18
The Marker | 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Registration
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Key Pension Litigation Nationally with a Focus on California, Texas, Washington and Kentucky
Jones Restaurant | 620 Jones St, San Francisco, CA 94102
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Dinner + Keynote Presentation
Expert’s Insights — New Composition of the U.S. Supreme Court
Guest Speaker: Professor Rory Little, UC Hastings College of the Law
Friday, October 19
The Marker | 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. A Look at the Standard of Care in Private Fund Documentation and How This Plays Out in Litigation 
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Key Intellectual Property Issues for Public Agencies
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Recent Market Trends in Private Fund Investment Transactions
11:15 - 11:35 a.m. Tax Code Challenges as We Head Into 2019
11:45 - 12:45 p.m. Defense and Indemnification Rights of Trustees and Staff: How Protected Are You?
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch + How Technological Changes and Cyber Vulnerabilities Change the Risk Matrix for Investors
Guest Speaker: Adam Cohen, Managing Director at Berkeley Research Group

This year’s Forum will be the first that is open to our National, as well as our California-based clients.  We look forward to providing pension industry attendees the chance to network and share best practices with their peers on a national basis in a relaxed setting that encourages an open flow of communication and meaningful discussion.  Highlights will include a keynote speaker during Thursday evening’s dinner addressing issues of national importance to public retirement systems.  This event is not to be missed. 

Should you have any questions about this event, please contact Jessica Ku at or 949.477.7667.

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