Smith, general counsel and COO, Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association, told the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, "Just as it is not feasible or practical for us or other institutional investors to simply stop using credit ratings altogether, it may not be feasible or practical for federal agencies to strike, in one fell swoop, ratings from all of their rules and regulations.
What does COPERA stand for?
COPERA stands for Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association
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The severe market downturn in 2008 caused substantial investment losses for all investors around the world, including the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA), which administers a defined benefit (DB) plan in which all teachers, K-12 staff, state employees, state court judges, and employees of 143 local government units in Colorado participate.