Company News

BVA, LLC continues to speak out about important risk and valuation issues and their impact on shareholders and other beneficiaries.

June 27, 2006
“Risk Management for Public Pension Funds” as part of the Florida Public Pension Trustees Association annual conference for trustees

June 23, 2006
“Understanding Valuation Techniques for Complex Securities and Portfolios” – Hedge Funds 101 Conference

June 12, 2006
“Successfully Navigating the Pension Crisis with Asset-Liability Management” – Alpha-Bets 2006: Examining Issues and Strategy Solutions in Contemporary Portfolio Construction and Management

June 2, 2006
“Derivatives – The $200 Trillion Gorilla You Cannot Ignore” – National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts Thirteenth Annual Consultants’ Conference

May 19, 2006
“Pension Risk Matters” blog post about problems in trying to identify
fiduciary decision-makers lauded in Global Proxy Watch, a newsletter about
international corporate governance

May 18, 2006
“Do You Really Know the Value of Your Portfolio?” – Asset Allocation & Risk Management Strategies for Institutional Investors

May 12, 2006
“Risk is More than a Four Letter Word” – Fiduciary360 2006 Annual Conference

April 20, 2006
“Roundtable on Issues in Pension Fund Management” – Eastern Finance Association

April 6, 2006
“ERISA Litigation” – Asset Liability Management: Examining New Pension Fund Rules and Changing Asset Management Strategies

April 4, 2006
“NASAA Listens Forum to Focus on Hedge Funds: Experts to Examine Hedge Fund Retailization” – North American Securities Administrators Association

March/April, 2006
Pension Risk Management: Necessary and Desirable” – Journal of Compensation and Benefits, Vol. 22, No. 2

January 11, 2006
Alternative Investments: Promise or Peril?” – 40th Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

November 27, 2005
Susan M. Mangiero, Ph.D. addresses the importance of fiduciary education in the New York Times article entitled “Pension Officers Putting Billions into Hedge Funds

November 2, 2005
Risk Management: Pensions & Derivatives” – Pensions in Crisis conference

October 11, 2005
Compliance Issues for Investment Advisors” – CT State Department of Banking Securities Forum 2005

September 15, 2005
Derivatives for Pension Plans” – Financial Executives International webinar

September 14, 2005
Employing Derivatives as Risk Management Tools” – Risk Budgeting for Asset Allocation Finance IQ conference

July 20, 2005
Fiduciary Responsibility in Public Retirement Systems New England Public Employee Retirement Systems Forum

June 21, 2005
Launch of new column entitled Risky BusinessSM

June 14, 2005
Company Growth and Impact on Valuation and Wealth Planning – The Connecticut Society of CPAs

May 3, 2005
Valuation for Divorce New York State Council on Divorce Mediation

May 2005
BVA, LLC discusses pension risk management for fiduciaries