October 25, 2018 Alert

Hi all,

Below are this week’s alerts for the Investment Network.  Enjoy! 

This Issue’s Topics:

  • JOB: OppLoans: Associate of Regulatory Compliance
  • JOB: AEGON Asset Management: Paralegal
  • FREE Webinar: Baker Tilly 2018 Tax Updates and Clarifications for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Alternative Assets
  • HFC Chicago Bowling Night
  • ACG Chicago: Family Office Conference
  • FREE: 24th Belle R. & Joseph H. Braun Memorial Symposium “Blockchain & the Law: Risks, Challenges, and Opportunities”

Job Opportunities:

OppLoans: Associate of Regulatory Compliance
Chicago, IL

We are looking for an experienced and energetic Associate of Regulatory Compliance to join OppLoans’ expanding and dynamic Compliance Department. This role will report directly to the Director of Regulatory Compliance. A bachelor’s degree is required. CRCM certification and/or JD a plus. Paralegal certification also a plus.

For more information, click here.

AEGON Asset Management: Paralegal
Chicago Office

Looking for an experienced paralegal, preferably with corporate governance and investments experience. This position will be with AEGON Asset Management, the organization which oversees asset management for many of Transamerica’s insurance and operating companies as well as third party clients. The global AEGON Asset Management organization has operations in Europe, the United States and Asia. Primary offices in the United States are located in Cedar Rapids, IA, Chicago, IL and Baltimore, MD. AEGON Asset Management and Transamerica are both part of the AEGON NV group of companies. The legal entities that comprise AEGON Asset Management US are AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC and AEGON USA Investment Management, LLC. AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC manages commercial real estate, commercial mortgage loans and other real estate related investments. AEGONUSA Investment Management, LLC, is a registered investment adviser that manages fixed income assets, including public bonds, private placements, derivatives and alternative investments.

Position Overview: Responsible for assisting with research activities, the execution of legal transactions, and preparation and processing of legal documents.

For more information or to apply, click here.


FREE Webinar: Baker Tilly 2018 Tax Updates and Clarifications for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Alternative Assets
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 12:00-1:00 PM

The hedge fund, private equity and alternative assets industries have been heavily impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).

As 2018 comes to an end, there are still clarifications being sought after by fund managers about the effects of tax reform. Join our alternative asset industry tax specialists for this informative webinar to learn about key questions being asked by fund managers, including updates on carried interests, s-corporations, c-corporations and more.

The Baker Tilly presenters will: Jean-Paul Schwarz, JD, LLM, Principal; Ben Lipman, CPA, Senior Manager; and Michael Gehr, CPA, MST, Senior Manager.

For more information, click here.

HFC Chicago Bowling Night
Monday, November 5, 2018, 6:00 PM
10Pin Bowling, 330 N. State St., Chicago, IL

Established in 1998, Help For Children (HFC) (a global foundation supported by Hedge Funds Care and Private Equity Cares) has grown from a single fundraising event in NYC to a global foundation fighting child abuse in 7 countries. HFC has just one overriding mission: the prevention and treatment of child abuse. Over the past 20 years, we have distributed more than $51 million in grants to organizations who protect and heal children.

For more information, please contact Kea Paddy (KPaddy@HFC.org). To register, click here.

ACG Chicago: Family Office Conference
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 11:30 AM-6:00 PM
Westin Chicago River North, 320 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL

Join us for this deep dive into Family Offices; the issues & structures in operating these elite investment vehicles. The conference will cover: Current State of Family Office Direct & Co-Investment Activity;  Strategic & Practical Approaches to Family Offices; Private Investment Fund Terms & Conditions: GP & LP Perspectives; The Tax Update; Impact of Millennial Generation on Family Office Investment Strategy including Social Impact Investing; Family Office Executives – Compensation Structures, Balancing Benchmarks and Pay for Performance; Women as Founders and CEOs of Family Offices.  Lunch will be served and a reception will follow the event.

For more information, click here.

FREE: 24th Belle R. & Joseph H. Braun Memorial Symposium “Blockchain & the Law: Risks, Challenges, and Opportunities”
Friday, November 9, 2018, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
The John Marshall Law School, 315 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL

The most disruptive technology to emerge in the past decade, blockchain technology has had an immediate impact on the legal industry, and the legal sector will have to quickly innovate to address the new legal issues that blockchain and distributed ledger technologies present. This symposium will provide the legal profession insight into managing, implementing, and addressing client needs as they relate to blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies.

Presented by John Marshall Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law and the Blockchain Law Organization at The John Marshall Law School

About the Belle R. & Joseph H. Braun Memorial Symposium: The Braun Memorial Lecture Series honors the legacy of Joseph H. Braun, a 1918 graduate, and his wife, Belle. The inaugural lecture was held in 1989, the year of his passing. Since then, the lecture series has featured a number of distinguishing panels and speakers on topics including constitutional law, criminal law, environmental law, and international human rights.

For more information, click here.

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