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If you’re looking for innovative, cost-effective solutions to your fund’s complex operational challenges then don’t miss FRA’s 4th Annual Private Investment Fund Accounting, Operations and Compliance Forum! Whether you’re from a hedge fund, a private equity fund, or your organization invests in either, this comprehensive, pragmatic program delivers priceless tips and techniques to help understand and overcome the countless operational challenges that are faced in these complex times. Get practical insight, useful take-aways and exceptional networking opportunities at our popular event!

To register, call (704) 341-2439 or visit

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S CHEDUL E AT A GL A NCE Day 1 9:10 – 10:10

OCIE’s Risk Alerts – Effectively Handling Frequent Compliance Issues Identified by the SEC

10:10 – 11:00

SEC Examination Guidance – Lessons Learned From Recent Audits

11:20 – 12:10

Global Regulatory Update – Complying with a Changing World

1:20 – 2:10

Privacy and Data Security – Protecting your Systems and Information from Cyber Risks and Threats

2:10 – 3:00

Investor Reporting and Relations Best Practices

3:20 – 4:10

Private Investment Fund Due Diligence

4:10 – 5:00

Tearing Down the Silos Within the Organization – Creating a Collaborative Culture to Mitigate Operational Risk

Day 2 9:15 – 10:30

Tax Planning Strategies Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – How Does the New Law Impact Managers, Investors and Funds

10:40– 11:20

GAAP Update: New and Proposed Rules and Standards

11:20 – 12:15

Private Investment Fund Valuations Best Practices

1:20 – 2:10

Making Portfolio Customization Work for All Parties – Co-Investments, SMAs and Other Customized Portfolios

2:10 – 3:00

Leveraging Technology to Operate More Efficiently and Cost-Effectively – Innovation, Automation and AI

We’re committed to bringing you the best program possible so our agenda is constantly evolving, to get the most up-to-date version, visit our website.

T OP R E A S ONS T O AT T END • Learn how to best fine-tune your fund’s compliance and operations culture to minimize risk and maximize productivity • Be in-the-know of recent rules and upcoming developments from the SEC, FASB, the IRS and other governing bodies • Get relevant and practical insight on how to prepare for an SEC examination and what to expect throughout the process • Share war stories with your peers and meet great new contacts • Earn up to 12.5 CPE credits

W HO W IL L AT T END ? This conference is designed for private equity and hedge fund professionals. Titles include (but not limited to): • CFOs

• CCOs

• Fund Accountants

• COOs

• Controllers

• General Counsel

W H AT ’ S NE W T HIS Y E A R ? OCIE’s Risk Alert – We’ll take a deep-dive into what the SEC identifies as the most frequent issues seen in examinations and look at how funds can practically navigate around any potential trouble The Tax Cuts and JOBS Act – You won’t just hear about what this new tax bill is but also HOW to strategize accordingly Creating a Collaborative Culture within the Front, Middle and Back Office – As it becomes more essential for an effective synergy within the organization, we’ll look at how various funds are accomplishing this Will Automation and Blockchain Technology Really Reshape Fund Operations? – This isn’t your typical “What is Blockchain” conversation but a look at how new technology can enhance everything from administrative processes to compliance procedures

T E A M DIS C OUN T S • Three people will receive 10% off. • Four people will receive 15% off. • Five people or more will receive 20% off. In order to secure a group discount, all delegates must place their registrations at the same time. Group discounts cannot be issued retroactively. For more information, please contact Kathie Eberhard at 704341-2439 or Refunds and Cancellations For information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please visit our website:

V ENUE DE TA IL S The Marines’ Memorial Club 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (415) 673-6672 We have a block of rooms reserved at a special rate of $239/night. This rate expires on May 4 2018; although, we expect the block to sell out prior to this date. To receive a room at the negotiated rate book well before the expiration date. Mention the “Private Investment Fund Operations and Compliance” when placing your room reservation by phone to receive the negotiated rate. We urge you to book your room early as we expect the block will sell out. Upon sell out of the block room rate and availability will be at the hotel’s discretion. Please call 415-673-6672 to book your room

CPE AC CR EDITAT ION Financial Research Associates is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: PROGRAM LEVEL: Intermediate ANTICIPATED CPE CREDITS: 12.5 RECOMMENDED FIELD(S) OF STUDY: Accounting, Information Technology, Regulatory Ethics, Taxes, Management Services PREREQUISITES: Working knowledge of private equity and/or hedge fund taxation principles ADVANCE PREPARATION: None INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY METHOD: Group Live LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completing the course, participants will: • Get a better and more thorough understanding of new tax legislation • Learn what issues the SEC is uncovering during exams and how to best manage fund operations accordingly • Develop strategies to help streamline operations through effective collaboration, use of technology and progressive skills For more information, visit our website:

PR ICING Pensions, Foundations, Endowments Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Venture Capital Funds Fund Service Providers *All rates subject to FRA approval

Early Bird Rate (Ends May 2)

Standard Rate

$ 795

$ 795

$ 1,695

$ 1,895

$ 2,095

$ 2,295





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3420 Toringdon Way, Suite 240 Charlotte, NC 28277 Make checks payable to Wilmington FRA and write B1076 on your check.

T HE C ONFER ENCE ORG A NI ZER Financial Research Associates provides the financial community with access to business information and networking opportunities. Offering highly targeted conferences, FRA is a preferred resource for executives and managers seeking cutting-edge information on the next wave of business opportunities. Please visit for more information on upcoming events.

SP ONS OR S A ND S T R AT EGIC PA R T NER S Contact Samantha Rosky at (704) 341-2390 or for sponsorship opportunities MED I A PA R T N ER

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The 4th Annual Private Investment Fund Operations and Compliance Forum - WEST  

Whether you’re from a hedge fund, a private equity fund, or your organization invests in either, this comprehensive, pragmatic program deliv...

The 4th Annual Private Investment Fund Operations and Compliance Forum - WEST  

Whether you’re from a hedge fund, a private equity fund, or your organization invests in either, this comprehensive, pragmatic program deliv...