Featured Events

CSMFO Conference

Location: Riverside Convention Center
Date: February 20-23, 2018

Feature Session:

Fraud: A Story of Embezzlement, Response, and Resilience (Financial Management) (F- Fraud)

Speakers: Damien Arrula (City of Placentia) & Kenneth H. Pun (The Pun Group, LLP)

Hear a real life story about a large embezzlement in the City of Placentia and how the City responded diligently with strategic measures to ensure a strong recovery to regain the public’s trust. Learn how to establish the critical partnerships, team, and internal controls necessary to build transparency and confidence in the City’s finances, both internally and externally. Obtain a better understanding of lessons learned, and best practices to ensure your city is safeguarded from fraud.

ABI 2018 Bankruptcy Battleground West Conference

Location: JW Marriott at LA LIVE
900 West Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Date: March 6, 2018

Feature Session:

Fraud: Municipal Insolvency: California, Puerto Rico and Beyond – The Pension Crisis, Growing Bond Debt Issues and Labor Issues

Speakers: Paul R. Glassman, Moderator (Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.; Santa Monica), Vanessa Burke (The Pun Group, LLP; Sacramento, Kim Nicholl (Segal Consulting; Glenview, Ill.) & Victor A. Sahn (SulmeyerKupetz; Los Angeles)

This panel will examine recent experiences in San Bernardino, Calif., as well as developments in Puerto Rico and other regions in the U.S., and discuss what lies on the horizon.

The Pun Group 2018 Governmental Accounting Conference

Location: City of Clovis – Fire Department Conference Room
Date: August 2, 2018

Location: Orange County – Doubletree Club by Hilton
Date : August 7, 2018

Location: Town of Danville
Date : August 21, 2018

Feature Session:
  • GASB Updates
  • Single Audit Updates
  • Survey of Cities and Counties
  • Implementation of the New OPEB Standards
  • Options for Pensions and OPEB Funding - Use of 115 Trust