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Join us for a virtual conference that will address key points you need to know to comply with the 2020 edition of the GIPS standards.

Hosted by CFA Institute

Is your organization ready to comply with the 2020 edition of the GIPS standards?

Firms and asset owners that comply with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) must comply with the 2020 edition when reporting performance through 31 December 2020. Prepare for the changes with subject matter experts who will address the key points you need to know for continued compliance with the GIPS standards in 2021. Regulatory experts will address the upcoming revised SEC Advertising Rule, and ESG experts will discuss developments with ESG investing and attribution. This conference is essential for any performance or compliance professional.

6 PL

CFA Institute members can claim PL credit by providing their CFA Institute ID number when registering.


Bruno Bertocci
Bruno Bertocci

Bruno Bertocci is head of global sustainable equities at UBS Asset Management, where he led the development of the team's positive screening process. Previously, he managed the global equity investment group at Stein Roe & Farnham and worked as a regional portfolio manager and global equity portfolio manager at Rockefeller & Co. Mr. Bertocci represents UBS on committees that include the US Social Investment Forum, the Institutional Advisory Group for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. He is also a member of the UBS Sustainability Council. Mr. Bertocci holds an AB degree from Oberlin College and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.

Crista DesRochers, CIPM
Crista DesRochers CIPM

Crista DesRochers, CIPM, is a partner with ACA Performance Services, where she provides GIPS standards consulting and verification services to investment managers in the United States and abroad. She is a current member of the GIPS Technical Committee and a former member of the United States Investment Performance Committee. Ms. DesRochers is also the author of the 2016 white paper “Common Practices of GIPS®-Compliant Firms.” She holds a BA degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Washington State University.

Krista Harvey, CFA, CIPM
Krista Harvey CFA, CIPM

Krista Harvey, CFA, CIPM is a director, global industry standards, at CFA Institute. Previously, she held senior roles on investment performance teams at TIAA, Jennison Associates, and Goldman Sachs. She has chaired the United States Investment Performance Committee (USIPC) and was a member of the GIPS Standards Interpretations Subcommittee. Ms. Harvey also co-founded and co-chaired the CFA Society of NY performance and risk committee. She holds a BA degree in economics from New York University.

Sanjay Lamba
Sanjay Lamba

Sanjay Lamba is associate general counsel at the Investment Adviser Association. Previously, he worked in the office of chief counsel at the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Before Mr. Lamba began his work at the SEC, he was an associate in the investment management practice groups at Morrison & Foerster LLP and Dechert LLP. He holds a BS degree in finance from George Mason University and a law degree from Boston University.

Linda-Eling Lee
Linda-Eling Lee

Linda-Eling Lee is a managing director and global head of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research at MSCI. Previously, she led ESG ratings research and was head of consumer sector analysis at RiskMetrics and served as research director at the Center for Research on Corporate Performance at Harvard Business School. Ms. Lee has published research in many journals, including Harvard Business Review and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. She is also a frequent commentator on ESG topics, appearing in media outlets such as the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal. Ms. Lee holds an AB degree from Harvard University, an MSt degree from the University of Oxford, and a PhD degree in organizational behavior from Harvard University.

Michael McGrath, CFA
Michael McGrath CFA

Michael McGrath, CFA, is a partner in the Boston office of K&L Gates, where he practices in the areas of asset management and investment funds, securities, and commodities law, including the representation of institutional investment firms, registered investment companies, private equity, and hedge funds. He counsels clients with respect to SEC, CFTC, NFA, and FINRA regulation. Mr. McGrath also helps financial institutions design their compliance programs, supporting trading and investment management issues including best execution, soft dollars, control of nonpublic information, and derivatives trading, as well as assisting with SEC and NFA staff examinations.

Ann F. Putallaz, CIPM
Ann F. Putallaz CIPM

Ann F. Putallaz, CIPM, is principal at AFP Consulting, LLC. Previously, she served as director of data and communication services at Munder Capital Management, where she headed the team responsible for performance and competitive analysis data, compliance with the GIPS standards, requests for proposals, and wrap/separately managed account portfolio management. Dr. Putallaz has also worked as a director of client and marketing services at Woodbridge Capital Portfolio Management and was a member of the economics faculty at the University of Michigan. Dr. Putallaz holds a BA in economics from Smith College and an MA and a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.

Beth Kaiser Schwartz
Beth Kaiser Schwartz CFA, CIPM

Beth Kaiser Schwartz, CFA, CIPM, is a director of global industry standards at CFA Institute. She maintains the GIPS standards through management of the interpretations process, develops standards and guidance for new technical areas, and works extensively with volunteer committees. As founder and president of Kaiser Consulting Associates, Inc., Mrs. Kaiser Schwartz has worked with institutional investors on matters related to performance measurement and the GIPS standards. She has worked for both investment managers and investors in various performance-, risk-, and operations-related roles, both as an employee and as a consultant. Mrs. Kaiser Schwartz has served as a volunteer for CFA Institute on the North American Investment Performance Committee, the Investor/Consultant Subcommittee of the GIPS Executive Committee, and the Intellectual Property Working Group of the GIPS Executive Committee. She earned a BS in finance from Florida Atlantic University.

Dimitri A. Senik, CFA
Dimitri A. Senik CFA

Dimitri A. Senik, CFA, leads the Investor Trust Services at PwC Switzerland. With more than 20 years of experience in this area, he provides assurance services to investment managers and investors with respect to investment process and associated controls, investment performance and risk management, GIPS compliance, and environmental, social, and governance investments. Mr. Senik is also a member of the Investment Committee of the pension funds of PwC Switzerland. He has been a long-standing volunteer with the GIPS standard-setting bodies and chairs the GIPS Technical Committee. Mr. Senik has also served as a member and chair of the GIPS Executive Committee. In addition, he is a member of the GIPS Expert Group of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association. Mr. Senik is a Chartered Certified Accountant and holds a degree in international economics.

David Terris, CIPM
David Terris CIPM

David Terris, CIPM, is director, global industry standards, at CFA Institute. Previously, he worked for 10 years as a verifier, serving as a managing director at ACA Performance Services, LLC, and as a consultant at Vincent Performance Services LLC. Mr. Terris has also served as a fixed-income portfolio manager at Northwest Corporate FCU and as a senior portfolio strategist at USAA, where he worked on the asset management side of his prior firm’s pension plan. He earned a BBA in accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and an MBA in finance from St. Mary’s University.

Karyn D. Vincent, CFA, CIPM
Karyn D. Vincent CFA, CIPM

Karyn D. Vincent, CFA, CIPM, is senior head, global industry standards at CFA Institute and the GIPS Standards Executive Director. Previously, she was managing partner for client services at ACA Performance Services. Ms. Vincent founded Vincent Performance Services LLC, which subsequently merged with ACA. She also served as the global practice leader for investment performance services at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Vincent also served on the GIPS Standards Executive Committee, chaired the Technical Committee, Interpretations Subcommittee, and the Verification Subcommittee, served on the CIPM® Advisory Council, and chaired the AIMR-PPS Implementation Committee. She co‐authored with Bruce J. Feibel Complying with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). Ms. Vincent holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.


Tuesday, 27 October

Wednesday, 28 October

Thursday, 29 October



This conference will take place virtually online.


Group Price
CFA Institute Members and Candidates (CFA Program or CIPM) USD 200
Non-Members USD 300

What's Included

Online access to 6 hours of professional learning content, the opportunity to network with investment colleagues and speakers from around the world, access to presentation materials, and on-demand recordings following the conference.

Event Info

Payment is due at time of registration. Forms received without payment will be confirmed on a space-available basis when payment is received. All fees are payable in U.S. funds. Please register early as registration will close on 26 October 2020.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued for any cancellations received after 26 October 2020. Substitutions from the same company are accepted with fee adjustment, if appropriate. Sharing of registrations is not permitted.

Special Needs: Please contact CFA Institute for services to accommodate a disability. (Please include this information when you register for the conference.) 

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