2020 Public Pensions & Investments Fiduciaries' Forum
Attendance for this annual event is by invitation only.
Nossaman’s 2020 Public Pensions and Investments Fiduciaries' Forum pivoted to a virtual format this year to ensure the health and safety of the members of our public pensions plan community. The educational programming was spread out over three consecutive days to encourage learning, networking and the sharing of best practices.
This year’s program included the following sessions:
Wednesday, September 30 | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. PT
Litigation Impacting the Operation of Public Pensions Systems
Ashley Dunning, Peter Mixon, Alex Westerfield and Aalia Taufiq reviewed the California Supreme Court ruling in the Alameda case concerning the parameters of the “California Rule,” along with other recent and anticipated rulings that will affect how trustees and staff administer their retirement systems.
Thursday, October 1 | 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. PT
Investment Considerations for Public Plan Investment Officers
Yuliya Oryol, Peter Mixon, Doug Schwartz and Courtney Krause addressed various business, legal and governance issues facing investment officers, with an emphasis on alternative investments.
Friday, October 2 | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. PT
Administrative Issues Facing Fiduciaries
Jim Vorhis, John Kennedy, Allison Callaghan and Ashley Dunning explored evolving topics for retirement systems in the areas of insurance, employment law and system governance, including how to identify and address real and potential conflicts of interest.
Friday, October 2 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. PT
Virtual Happy Hour
This interactive social hour concluded our 2020 Fiduciaries’ Forum.