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#15: Navigating SEC Regulations, Compliance, and Trends in Investment Management

If you're curious about the latest developments in SEC regulations and how they're impacting the investment management industry, check out our recent podcast episode featuring Karen Barr, the President and CEO of the Investment Adviser Association (IAA). During the episode, Karen provides insights on a variety of topics affecting investment firms, including T+1, Outsourcing Due Diligence, Custody Rule, and more, as well as her thoughts on current trends in the industry. Don't miss out on this informative discussion with an industry leader.


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Karen Barr

Guest Speaker | President & CEO, Investment Adviser Association (IAA)

Karen is president and chief executive officer of the IAA. Before assuming the role of president and CEO in 2014, she served as the IAA’s general counsel for 17 years, with responsibility for the wide range of legal and regulatory matters affecting the investment adviser industry. Prior to joining the IAA, Barr was in private practice at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now WilmerHale), where she represented clients in SEC investigations, securities class action litigation, internal corporate investigations, and securities regulatory matters. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

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Jasmin Conner

Host | Associate Solutions Consultant, Black Diamond, SS&C Advent

Jasmin Conner is an Associate Solutions Consultant for Black Diamond, an SS&C Advent company. She takes a great deal of pride in working with SS&C clients and prospects to understand their unique needs, tailor specific solutions around those needs and educate firms on the award-winning Black Diamond offerings to help firms successfully grow their business.

In her spare time she most enjoys spending time with her family, gardening/collecting plants, volunteering within her community, and boxing. A New Jersey native, now based out of the great city of Jacksonville, Florida Jasmin also supports her family’s business.

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Trent Berry

Host | SS&C Advent

Informally known as ”The Voice of University,” Trent Berry joined SS&C Advent at the turn of the century in 2000, having previously worked in Support and Consulting before occupying his current long standing role as Advent’s Senior Instructional Designer As such, he is responsible for client and employee training for products such as APX, Axys, and Geneva. In his spare time when not working or perfecting French cooking techniques in his kitchen,

Trent owns and operates Dreamrack Studios, a professional recording studio in San Francisco where he can be found producing and engineering music for various artists.