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ACA hosts a variety of free and paid webcasts each year. These webcasts cover a range of topics including regulatory compliance, performance, cyber security, financial crime, and financial technology. Most webcasts hosted by ACA are available on demand for three years after the presentation date.

For more information, contact us at webcastinfo@acacompliancegroup.com.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERIES

 

Each year ACA hosts more technical webcasts that focus on timely topics affecting global asset managers, investment advisers, broker-dealers, mutual funds, and investment managers. The cost to participate in a training webcast is $225 and in most cases, CLE credit is provided.

Participation in these webcasts requires Internet access, a web browser, and telephone. You will be able to view and print presentation material as well as hear and interact with our speakers.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Written cancellations must be received no later than 9:00 a.m. ET on the day of the scheduled webcast for a full refund. No refunds will be allowed for cancellations after that time. Written cancellations may be sent to our webcast team via email at webcastinfo@acacompliancegroup.com.

Listed below are current webcasts and a full list of archived webcasts available for viewing.

Archived ACA Paid Webcast Series can be accessed by clicking the links below:

ACA WEBCAST DIRECTORY

 

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September 6, 2018

The Value of GIPS Compliance: 2018 Manager and Consultant Survey Results

Tune in on Thursday, September 6 at 11 a.m. ET for our exclusive webcast The Value of GIPS Compliance: 2018 Manager and Consultant Survey Results. ACA Performance Services' Justin Guthrie and eVestment's John Molesphini will discuss current trends and the effects of the GIPS standards on the investment management industry. This webcast will include:
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August 29, 2018

Looking Forward: Emerging Compliance and Operational Issues in the Private Equity and Real Estate Industry

Tune in on Wednesday, August 29th at 11 a.m. ET for our webcast, Looking Forward: Emerging Compliance and Operational Issues in the Private Equity and Real Estate Industry.
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August 28, 2018

Your Firm's Compass on the Road to GIPS Compliance

Tune in on Tuesday, August 28th at 11 a.m. ET for our webcast Your Firm's Compass on the Road to GIPS Compliance. You'll hear from ACA Performance Services’ Travis Morgan, Matthew Cardin and First Rate’s Craig Apfel as they discuss the specific challenges that banks and trusts face when coming into compliance with the GIPS standards (Global Investment Performance Standards).
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August 14, 2018

Implementing Controls Around Insider Trading

Tune in on Tuesday, August 14th at 11 a.m. ET for our webcast Implementing Controls around Insider Trading Webcast. You'll hear from ACA Compliance Group's Joel Stocksdale and Erika Chua as they discuss various controls investment advisers can implement to address the unique risks of insider trading faced by their firms.During this webcast, panelists will discuss:
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August 9, 2018

Data Governance and Reporting for Real Estate Advisers

Real estate managers acquire performance data from a multitude of sources before reporting to their ownership or clients. This process is often completed manually using spreadsheets where potential for human error is high. What is the best way to marry both qualitative and quantitative information to ensure reporting is done right? 
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August 2, 2018

Valuation of Illiquid Assets: A Closer Look

Tune in for our Valuation of Illiquid Assets: A Closer Look. You'll hear from ACA Compliance Group's Alyssa Briggs, Murray Devine's Stephen Davis, and NGP Energy Capital's Chase Paxton as they provide compliance officers with a background of the various methodologies used to value illiquid assets (DCF, comps, etc.) and the mechanisms for arriving at valuations, with a particular focus on inputs and assumptions.
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July 31, 2018

Closed-End Funds 101

Closed-end funds may look similar to open-end funds but they're actually very different.  We invite you to join ACA Compliance Group’s Thomas Riley and James Pappas on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 2 p.m. EDT as they discuss the closed-end fund investment vehicle with particular attention to how it differs from open end funds. 
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July 26, 2018

Introduction to IT, Cybersecurity, and Privacy Risks for New Private Equity Associates

Cybersecurity threats are increasingly targeting employees at private equity firms in an effort to compromise sensitive data, disrupt operations, and/or trick staff into performing fraudulent transactions that can result in significant financial loss. As a result, it’s critical that employees understand their role in protecting sensitive data and how threat actors perpetrate attacks.
On Demand
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July 19, 2018

Trading Matters for Investment Companies

The idea of trading for registered investment company (fund) clients can seem daunting given the wealth of regulations underpinning this investment vehicle. We invite you to join ACA Compliance Group’s Erik Olsen and Vicki Hulick on Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 11 A.M.
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July 17, 2018

Understanding Regulatory Requirements vs. the GIPS Standards

Investment advisers need an infrastructure for GIPS compliance that can survive an SEC examination. While there are many similarities between the rules under the Advisers Act and the requirements of the GIPS standards, there are also notable differences. Please join the panelists for a discussion of best practices to address both GIPS and SEC requirements.
On Demand