February 8, 2019 Alert

This Issue’s Topics:

  • DATE CHANGE: FREE: Chicago Bar Association Investment Management Subcommittee Meeting
  • FREE: 100 Women in Finance Education Session: Tools to Take Control of Your Career and Life
  • FREE: ACG Webinar: Tax Cuts and the Jobs Act: Treasury Updates and Practical Applications for Private Equity
  • 6th Annual HFC Chicago Trivia Nigh
  • FREE: Futures Industry Happy Hour
  • ACG Chicago’s Classic Market Trends Breakfast

Job Opportunities:

KMP Search Associates LLC is a financial services recruiting firm in Chicago specializing in compliance, legal, operations, accounting, HR and back and middle office roles. They are currently looking for candidates with strong legal, compliance and/or regulatory backgrounds for several opportunities in the Chicago and Washington D.C. markets.  It’s a great time of year to search for a new opportunity. 

For additional details and job descriptions on the openings, contact Kristin M. Paszczak at kristin@kmpsearch.com or 312.832.9408.

Events:

DATE CHANGE: FREE: Chicago Bar Association Investment Management Subcommittee Meeting
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 12:00-1:30 PM; Lunch will be provided
Stradley Ronon, 191 North Wacker Dr., 10th Floor Conference Room A, Chicago, IL

Discussion regarding issues that CBA Investment Management members have addressed in their practice. The speakers and topics covered will be:

  • Mark Greer – Effects of the Government Shutdown on the IM Industry;
  • Nicole Kalajian – NFA’s Proposal for CPO Internal Control Systems;
  • Martha Frabizio – 2019 OCIE Examination Priorities;
  • John Ekblad – SEC Proposed Rule Changes for Fund of Funds Arrangements; and
  • Gabriella Leyhane – FINRA’s 2019 Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities.

CLE credit (pending approval). To register, click here.

FREE: 100 Women in Finance Education Session: Tools to Take Control of Your Career and Life
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 5:00 PM
Ropes & Gray LLP, 191 North Wacker Drive, 32nd Floor, Chicago, IL

It’s time to make your life happen, not let your life happen to you. Learn steps that will help you shift from to me to by me in an interactive workshop led by Jack Craven. In every phase of your career, seasoned professional or at an early stage, you can feel empowered and take control of your choices. Practice as you network over drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

Admission is free, but there is a $25 charge if you register and cancel OR do not show up OR arrive after registration is closed. Proceeds from No-Show Fees are donated to the beneficiary of 100WF’s philanthropic initiatives.

To RSVP, click here.

FREE: ACG Webinar: Tax Cuts and the Jobs Act: Treasury Updates and Practical Applications for Private Equity
Thursday, February 14, 2019, 1:00-2:00 PM

Join tax professionals from EisnerAmper LLP to take a deeper dive into the practical applications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

The webinar, “Tax Cuts and the Jobs Act: Treasury Updates and Practical Applications for Private Equity,” will be of great value to professionals curious about the limitation and advantages of the new tax law.

By the end of the webinar, attendees will:

  • Understand selected topics and their impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Private Equity
  • Understand some of the new complexities created by the proposed regulations
  • Discuss many of the new reporting requirements

For more information, click here.

6th Annual HFC Chicago Trivia Night
Thursday, February 21, 2019, Registration begins at 6:00 PM, Tournament at 6:30 PM
Bar Louie, 333-335 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL

The Help For Children Chicago Committee of Hope is hosting their 6th Annual Trivia Night. Help For Children (HFC) Chicago provides grants to effective child abuse prevention and treatment in the great Chicago area. Come out and support HFC while showing off your knowledge and competing against other teams for the grand prize!

For tickets, click here. Contact Kea Paddy (kpaddy@hfc.org) for further information.

FREE: Futures Industry Happy Hour
Thursday, February 28, 2019, starts at 5:00 PM
Madison Tavern, 500 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL (in the Ogilvie train station building)

Melissa Zierk and Janet McCormick are hosting a happy hour for colleagues in the futures industry. Come and meet new people in the industry and maybe get to know a little better those you’ve already met.  Please feel free to bring your colleagues or pass this information on to them. It will be a cash bar. Please notify Janet McCormick (Janet.McCormick@mizuhogroup.com) or Melissa Zierk (mzierk@rjobrien.com) if you will be attending (or how many people you are bringing) so they can get an idea of a headcount. 

ACG Chicago’s Classic Market Trends Breakfast
Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:15-9:40 AM
The Standard Club, 5th Floor Ballroom, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL

Join us for our annual discussion of middle market trends, growth areas and investing insights. This annual event, launched over 3 decades ago, draws hundreds of senior professionals. With over 300 industry professionals attending each year, the Market Trends Breakfast is a can’t-miss event. Share your thoughts, network with the country’s best in private capital and learn from a panel of seasoned professionals who will share their insights and vision for 2019.

The speakers will include: KC Mathews, UMB Bank (Keynote); Bernie Lacayo, CIBC; Jim Nappo, Stifel; Jay Radtke, Mason Wells; and Randall Winters, ELK Capital Advisors LLC.

For more information, click here.

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