Offered By: The Ethics Commission

Subject Matter: Seminar on the Conflict of Interest Law

In order to access the program retirement board members should go to the Ethics Commission Web Page at www.mass.gov/ethics/ and then click on the link “Conflict of Interest Online Training Programs”.  Following transfer to that page scroll down and click the link to “Municipal Employee Online Training Program”.

Educational Credit: Three Credits


Offered By: The Office of the Attorney General

Subject Matter: Open Meeting Law

The AG’s Office is conducting webinars on the Open Meeting Law on the following dates:

Thursday, October 12 from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Wednesday, November 8 from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Thursday, December 14 from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Attendees can participate entirely online and will be able to submit written questions during the training and receive real-time responses from Division attorneys. Those interested in registering or receiving additional information about the webinar may do so by emailing OMLTraining@state.ma.us.

Educational Credit: Three Credits


Offered By: The Office of the National Crime Prevention Council

Subject Matter: National Crime Prevention Council – Webinar Series on Investment Fraud Prevention

The National Crime Prevention Council has initiated a Webinar Series focused on Investment Fraud Prevention.  Retirement Board members may access the site by going to www.ncpc.org/  and clicking on “Programs”.  On that page click on “Investment Fraud Prevention Program” in the green box on the left.  This will bring you to the page entitled Investment Fraud Prevention Program.  On that page click on “Webinar Series” in the green box.

This will bring you to the presentations listed above.  In order to complete the program and receive credits the retirement board member download the presentation “Taking Action: An Advocate’s Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud” and download and review the presentations pertaining to “Investment Fraud Prevention Strategies”, “The Psychology of a Scam”, “Targeting Investment Fraud” and “Understanding Financial Fraud Victimology, Risk Factors, and Psychological Impact”.

Educational Credit: Three Credits


Offered By: CFA Institute

Subject Matter: An Overview of Compliance with the CFA Institute Asset Ethical Decision Making for Pension Plan Trustees

In order to access this Webcast retirement board members should go to the www.cfainstitute.org and click on “Insights & Learning”.  Click on “Publications & Multimedia” then type the course in the search box in the upper right hand part of the screen.  This will bring you to a series of webcasts, choose the appropriate audio webcast recorded on June 7, 2016.

Educational Credit: Three Credits