8:30 am
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking
9:15 am
Welcome and Introductions

Doug Anderson, Managing Director, Thompson Finance
9:20 am
One-on-One with Pete Driscoll, Director,
Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, SEC

The SEC has stepped up its scrutiny in recent years, resulting in some costly settlements for firms who have failed to comply. Join Peter Driscoll, current SEC Director of the Office of Compliance Inspections, and Norm Champ, former SEC Director of the Division of Investment Management, as they host a Q&A session on the topic of SEC exams and find out what the SEC is looking for and how you can best prepare if you get the call.
10:00 am
Surviving SEC Exams
10:30 am
Morning Break
10:45 am
What Tax Reform Means for PE Firms
What impact will the GOP's tax reform have on PE firms? Join our panel of experts as they break down the implications of the new law and how it will affect your firm's practice.
11:35 am
Cybersecurity: Latest Developments and What's Working

Eric Feldman, Chief Information Officer, The Riverside Company
Melinda Scott, Managing Partner, Scott Goldring Associates
Gregory Smith, Director, Information Security, The Baupost Group, LLC
Moderator: David Joire, Senior Special Counsel, SEC
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Trends in PE Compensation: What the Data Says

Adam Zoia, CEO, CompIQ
2:15 pm
Afternoon Break
2:30 pm
PE Managers' Biggest Risks in 2018

Teresa Bernstein, Chief Legal/Compliance Officer, ACON Investments
Miriam Krieger, Global Chief Compliance Officer, Ares Management
Moderator: Jamie Lynn Walter, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
3:20 pm
Closing Remarks
3:45 pm
Cocktail Reception and Networking
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Registration begins at 9:00 am.
The Willard InterContinental,
Washington, DC

1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Who Should Attend:
  • Private Equity Chief Financial Officers
  • Private Equity Chief Compliance Officers
  • Private Equity General Counsels
  • Private Equity Chief Administrative Officers
  • Attorneys Representing Private Equity Clients
  • Accounting and Tax Advisors to Private Equity Firms
  • Compliance Consultants
What's Included:
  • A day of top-level private and public sector insight into the challenges facing private equity compliance professionals
  • Opportunities to discuss the latest trends with industry leaders and key decision makers from the SEC
  • Networking opportunities with industry leaders
  • A one-year subscription to Thompson Finance's Guide to Private Equity Regulatory Compliance
Early Bird Rate (through 1/31/2018):
Standard Rate:

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