CNL Financial Group Executive To Speak at Non-Traded REIT And Retail Alternative Investment Symposium

-- Kirk Montgomery will discuss the latest regulatory developments at IMN symposium --

Orlando, Florida, UNITED STATES

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CNL Financial Group’s Head of Regulatory Affairs Kirk Montgomery will speak at IMN’s Western Non-Traded REIT & Retail Alternative Investment Symposium, held Dec 2-3 in Laguna Niguel, Calif.

On Dec. 2, Montgomery will speak on a panel called, “DOL, FINRA, SEC, NASAA: A Practical Understanding of What the Latest Regulatory Developments Mean for Product Sponsors & Broker-Dealers.”

Panelists will discuss how key regulation and legislation will directly impact product sponsors and independent retail broker-dealers and registered investment advisors. Topics will include the Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule, FINRA 15-02, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission updates and what’s on the horizon for the North American Securities Administrators Association.

“The IMN symposium is a great opportunity to discuss critical issues in our industry,” Montgomery said. “I am honored to be able to represent CNL Financial Group and share my expertise with other professionals from across the country.”

The Investment Management division of IMN produces industry-leading educational and networking forums for institutional investors. Their events cater to index and exchange-traded fund investing, public funds, foundations and endowments, alternative investments, securities lending and distressed investing professionals.

About CNL Financial Group

CNL Financial Group (CNL) is a leading private investment management firm providing global real estate and alternative investments. Since inception in 1973, CNL and/or its affiliates have formed or acquired companies with more than $33 billion in assets. CNL is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit