Speaking

Since the late 1990s Pete has made over fifty presentations at industry conferences, including those listed below. Many of the slides and audio files are available on request.

Speaking Engagements

The Different Flavors of ERISA Fiduciary
ASPPA 401(k) Summit, New Orleans, March 2012

A Business Model for Advising Professional Practices
Center for Due Diligence Annual Conference, Chicago, October 17-19, 2011

Tales from the Dark Side: Plan Design from a Sales and Financial Planning Perspective
The ASPPA Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., October 23-25, 2011

The Future of National Retirement Policy
Center for Due Diligence Annual Conference, Chicago, 2010
Co-Speakers Fred Reish and Bob Chambers

Retirement Income in DC Plans
ASPPA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 2010
Co-Speaker Sarah Simoneaux

Adapt or Lose Market Share: The Evolving Broker/Dealer Retirement Plans Model
Center for Due Diligence Annual Conference, Chicago, 2010
Co-Speakers Fred Reish and Phil Chiricotti

What Type of Fiduciary are you and Why Does it Matter?
Charlotte Benefits Forum, Charlotte, 2010

DC Plan Takeovers Made (Not) Easy: New Client Problems, Corrections, and Directions
ASPPA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 2010

Distribution Planning from a Financial Planning Perspective
Western Benefits Conference, Los Angeles, 2010

Benchmarking Service Providers
Western Benefits Conference, Los Angeles, 2010
Co-Speaker Jon Chambers

The Future is Here: The World of Investment Responsibility
Great Lakes Benefit Conference, Chicago, 2010
Co-Speaker Roberta Watson

The Future of National Retirement Policy
Center for Due Diligence Annual Conference, Scottsdale, 2009
Co-Speakers Fred Reish and David Wray

401(k) Fiduciary Governance for Advisors
Unified Trust Client Webinar, 2009

The Future of the 401(k): Crisis, Reform, and Ascendancy
Society of Financial Services Professionals Webinar, 2009

The Restructuring of the 401(k): Fiduciary Insights on the Third Major Watershed in ERISA History
ASPPA Benefits Council, Philadelphia, 2009

Restructuring of the 401(k)
ASPPA National Webinar, 2009

Sweeping Changes in the Fiduciary World: Transparency and Transformation
ASPPA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 2009

The 401(k) Fiduciary Crisis: Preparing for Reform While Surviving the Recession
Unified Trust Client Webinar, 2009

The 500% Future of the 401(k): A Global Pension Primer
National Retirement Partners Webinar, 2009

Working with Professional Practices
Center for Due Diligence Annual Conference, Scottsdale, 2009
Co-Speaker Brian Schneider

Looking Ahead in 2009-2010
Northwestern Mutual Client Conference, Greenville, SC, 2009

Plan Financial Consulting Intensive Review
401(k) Summit, San Diego, 2008

Service Contracts for RIAs and BDs Under the DOL’s 408b-2
Center for Due Diligence Annual Conference, Scottsdale, 2008
Co-Speakers Jason Roberts and Al Otto

Ethics and the Advisor: How to Pursue Business While Honoring Your Fiduciary Duties
Center for Due Diligence Annual Conference, Scottsdale, 2008
Co-Speaker Al Otto

New Rules, Emerging Reality: The Present and Future of 401(k) Disclosure and Fiduciary Services
Unified Trust Client Webinar, 2008

ERISA Reimbursement Accounts
PlanSponsor Plan Designs Conference, Chicago, 2008
Co-Speaker Mark Davis

The Great 401(k) Disconnect
401(k) Coach™ Masters Program, Phoenix, 2008

Series of Six Webcourses
ASPPA PFC-2 Educational Series, 2007-2008

Plan Financial Consulting Intensive Review
401(k) Summit, San Diego, 2007

The Ethics of Revenue Sharing and Disclosure: A Model for Professionals
ABA Trusts & Investments Webinar, 2007
Co-Speaker Greg Kasten

Fiduciary Myths and How to Correct Them
Unified Trust Client Webinar, 2007

The Legality of Revenue Sharing
ASPPA Webinar, 2006

How To Market Fiduciary Advisory Services: Transitioning From Product Peddler To Plan Advisor
401(k) Coach™ Program, Hartford, 2006

Becoming the Expert: Fiduciary Myths and Facts
401(k) Coach™ Program, Hartford, 2006

Fiduciary Management in Open Platform 401(k)s
The International Forum, Las Vegas, 2006
Co-Speaker Greg Kasten

Post-Modern Portfolio Theory
Financial Planning Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, 2005
Co-Speaker Greg Kasten

The Legality of Kickbacks
ERISA Fiduciary Guild Webinar, 2005

Marketing Co-Fiduciary Services
Center for Due Diligence Annual Conference, Chicago, 2005

Fiduciary Liability: Myths and Challenges
White Horse Advisors CPE/CLE Conference, Atlanta, 2005

Ensuring Fiduciaries Act in the Sole Interest of the Plan, its Participants and Beneficiaries
Institute for International Research, New York, 2002
Co-Speaker Greg Kasten

EGTRRA’s Employee Benefits Provisions
Unified Trust Client Webinar, 2001

Building the Model Pension Practice
Institute for International Research, New York, 2001

World Class Benefits for Small Companies
Lexington Small Business Administration, Lexington, KY, 1999

The ERISA Boot Camp Workshop Series
401(k) Advisor Workshops, Multiple Locations, 2001-2009

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