Alert January 20, 2011

Upcoming Conferences

Fiduciary Duties of Investment Advisors, Broker-Dealers and Fund Managers
February 24, 2011
Teleconference

Jamie Fleckner and Marco Adelfio will serve as a faculty members for this Strafford Publications teleconference, which will provide financial services counsel with an overview of the evolving nature of fiduciary duties in an era of financial reform. The panel will discuss regulatory and litigation trends and developments, and outline risk management strategies to minimize fiduciary liability claims.

43rd Annual SIFMA Compliance & Legal Conference
March 20-23, 2011
Phoenix, AZ

Jamie Fleckner will present on a panel focused on retirement savings. SIFMA’s mission is to support a strong financial industry, investor opportunity, capital formation, job creation and economic growth, while building trust and confidence in the financial markets. Jamie will discuss Department of Labor initiatives on fee disclosure and fiduciary duties through provision of investment advice.

16th Annual ALI-ABA Advanced Conference on Insurance and Financial Services Litigation
May 5-6, 2011
Washington, D.C.

Jamie Fleckner will present at this ALI-ABA conference on ERISA litigation. The conference covers the latest developments and trends in litigation involving the insurance and financial services industries. A faculty of experts will focus on changes affecting the marketing, sale and administration of financial and insurance products, including annuities, life insurance, variable products, retirement plan contracts, mutual funds, health insurance, disability insurance, long-term care, and other consumer and commercial financial and insurance products.