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Recent Trends in Securities Litigation

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  • On: 10/28/2022 19:12:02
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By: Jonathan Saidel and Jack Stalzer, Rosen Law Firm

Securities fraud class action litigation is a paramount means through which investors of all types, including institutional pension funds, can recover investment losses in cases of corporate misconduct. Securities class actions have been a growing field, fueled by increases in cryptocurrency filings, COVID-19 filings, and SPAC filings.

This is an excerpt from NCPERS Fall 2022 issue of PERSist, originally published October 13, 2022.

Proposed Climate Change Disclosure Rule for Public Companies

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  • On: 10/28/2022 19:01:59
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By Rachel A. Avan, Saxena White P.A.

In March 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted to implement a new rule that requires public companies to disclose climate-related risks, greenhouse gas emissions, and carbon footprints.  While the rule would ensure disclosure of information relevant to many investors’ decisions, it is also controversial both with regard to its subject matter and its disclosure regime and remains subject to review.   

This is an excerpt from NCPERS Fall 2022 issue of PERSist, originally published October 13, 2022.

 

The Impact of Inflation on Public Pensions

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  • On: 10/22/2022 07:52:01
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By Matthew Strom, FSA, MAAA, EA, Segal

Over the last year inflation has hit record highs, creating a strong effect on our goods, services, travel, and lives in general. In this article, we cover the most common ways that high inflation may affect public pension plans and their funding.

The Importance of Private Enforcement of Federal Securities Laws: Institutional Investors Continue to Outpace SEC

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  • On: 10/21/2022 16:25:25
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By Javier Bleichmar, Nancy Kulesa, and Erin Woods
Bleichmar Fonti & Auld LLP
 
This article discusses why it remains important for public pension plans to continue to monitor and participate in securities class actions so that plan assets can be maximized.  It may not be in plans’ best interests to rely solely on government regulators.

What’s Ahead for Public Pension Hiring?

NCPERS hosted a webinar—part of NCPERS Center of Online Learning—on October 19, 2022 to explore the key findings of the inaugural Public Pension Compensation Survey. Panelists also discussed how to address various workforce challenges and the current landscape for hiring in the public sector.

Fact Check: Do US Public Pensions Invest in Cryptocurrency?

By Hank Kim, Executive Director and Counsel for NCPERS

Edward Siedle’s claim that your US state pension is gambling away a portion of your hard-earned retirement savings on cryptocurrency is simply unfounded.

Public Pension Staffing: A New Tool to Benchmark Compensation and Benefits Packages

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  • On: 10/16/2022 13:33:48
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By Hank Kim, Executive Director and Counsel for NCPERS

The Public Pension Compensation Survey is intended to help funds benchmark against their peers as they evaluate their compensation and benefits packages going forward.

Fall 2022 Issue of NCPERS PERSist Now Available

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  • On: 10/13/2022 17:42:34
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PERSist is a quarterly educational journal exclusively available to NCPERS members.

Public Pension Staffing: Trends in Compensation, Benefits, and Workforce Developments

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  • On: 10/05/2022 10:58:56
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NCPERS will host a webinar on October 19 highlighting findings from the 2022 Public Pension Compensation Survey.

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