The SEC’s New Mutual Fund Liquidity Rule

05/31/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
For the first time in the 80-year history of the Investment Company Act, the SEC has adopted a formal regulation governing the liquidity of mutual fund portfolios beyond money market funds. New rule 22e-4 will require the active participation of fund boards, portfolio managers, finance officers, reporting and operations...
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Meet the Bank Regulators

05/18/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Please join us for a panel discussion with the Massachusetts Commissioner of Banks and regulators from the FDIC and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston....
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ERISA Litigation Against Financial Services Firms: Claims, Outcomes and Mitigating Risk

05/15/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Hear from experts about recent ERISA claims against financial services firms, including what claims are being brought against financial services firms, how those claims have fared in court, and suggestions for mitigating risk....
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Investor Activism & Closed-End Funds

05/02/2018 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Learn what to do, and what not to do, when a closed-end fund client receives a shareholder proposal during proxy season....
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Lunch and Learn with Tom Curry: Former Comptroller of the Currency, FDIC Board Member and Massachusetts Commissioner of Banks

03/29/2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00PM
Please join us for a lunchtime discussion with Tom Curry, who returned to private practice in Boston after many years as a senior bank regulator, most recently as Comptroller of the Currency....
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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Forum

03/28/2018 - 04:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Want to know the latest in blockchain and cryptocurrency? This forum is a chance for beginners and experts alike to learn about the applications of this technology and where it may be going in the near future....
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Insurance Coverage for Government Investigations

03/26/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
This program will explore coverage available under D&O and E&O policies for government investigations, including coverage for subpoenas, target letters and Wells Notices....
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SEC Asset Management Priorities and Insights from the Bar

03/19/2018 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
SEC examination and enforcement staff will give an update on asset management priorities and initiatives, with a focus on private fund examinations and investigations....
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POSTPONED: ERISA Litigation Against Financial Services Firms: Claims, Outcomes and Mitigating Risk

03/14/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Hear from experts about recent ERISA claims against financial services firms, including what claims are being brought against financial services firms, how those claims have fared in court, and suggestions for mitigating risk....
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SEC and FINRA Enforcement Priorities for 2018

02/13/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Hear from key local SEC and FINRA personnel on their agencies’ enforcement and regulatory priorities going into 2018....
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Fundamentals of a Financial Services Legal Practice

01/19/2018 - 12:00PM to 01:00 PM
This installment of the BBA's Friday Fundamentals will describe the various types of investment advisers/investment vehicles, the relevant statutes/rules/regulations and what a securities/IM lawyer does, both in-house and a firm....
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Investment Adviser Custody Issues Post-Madoff

12/07/2017 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Join us to discuss the history of the rule and its evolving requirements, including the impact of recent SEC staff guidance issued in February 2017 and how investment advisers can ensure that they remain compliant....
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Breakfast with Scott Alvarez

11/02/2017 - 09:00 AM to 10:10 AM
Join Scott Alvarez, recently retired General Counsel of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, as he shares some thoughts about his career and the importance of government service at a time marked by the dual challenges of a financial crisis and unprecedented political partisanship....
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Wire-Transfer Scams: Is there Insurance Against Them?

10/16/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
The panelists will provide an overview of recent decisions from around the country in cases where businesses who have encountered money-wiring attacks seek coverage under various kinds of insurance policies. The panel will highlight the key differences in policy language, and variations in facts, that can make the difference, for insurer and policyholder, between winning and losing....
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Meet the Banking General Counsels

10/12/2017 - 12:00 PM to 1:00PM
Don't miss the opportunity to hear from General Counsels from three prominent banks....
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Nuts and Bolts of Exchange Traded Funds

10/04/2017 - 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
The program will provide an overview of exchange traded funds (ETFs), including the governing law and regulations, the organization and registration of an ETF with the Securities and Exchange Commission and with exchanges, operational features, how ETFs differ from mutual funds, and current emerging issues....
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The Mysteries of Reference Revealed: Representing Parties at Reference Proceedings Under Massachusetts Law

09/15/2017 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
This program will provide an overview of the reference procedure, the impact a reference decision can have upon other aspects of the claim and practical tips for using reference to your client's advantage....
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