March 28, 2019 Alert

Hi all,

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

This Issue’s Topics:

  • FREE: Demystifying Damages: Five Flagrant Fouls of Financial Experts
  • 3rd International Blockchain Congress
  • The Masters Conference: Chicago Windy City Legal and Data Event


FREE: Demystifying Damages: Five Flagrant Fouls of Financial Experts
Friday March 29, 2019, 10:00-11:00 AM (Webcast)

Join Grant Thornton for a webcast during March Madness to explore common mistakes made by forensic experts when formulating damages claims in litigation. The webcast will focus on lost profit claims as well as concepts applicable to other types of damages. Key accounting and finance insights will be presented to equip litigators, forensic practitioners, and disputing parties with core tools to better assess components of a sound damages claim. Participants will leave this webcast better-suited to accelerate resolution of disputes and avoid being disqualified “bracket busters.”

For more information, click here.

3rd International Blockchain Congress
Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8:30 AM-8:00 PM
AON Center, The Auditorium, 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL

Just a few of the topics will be: 

  • Policy – diffusion of innovations, KYC & AML, regulations, compliance, fraud mitigation, smart cities and identity management.
  • AI & Data – machine learning, advance analytics, data mining, automation, ambient intelligence and interoperability.
  • Tokenomics – tokenization, utility and asset backed tokens, ICOs, CTOs, P2P economy, game theory and revenue models.
  • Supply Chain – IOT, tracking and tracing, retail, RFID, wearables, AR/VR, efficiency and transparency and warehousing & delivery.
  • FinTech – trade finance, open banking, payments, exchanges, digital commerce, mobile and micropayments.

For more information, click here.

The Masters Conference: Chicago Windy City Legal and Data Event
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Seyfarth Shaw, 233 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 8000, Chicago, IL

The Masters Conference brings together leading experts and professionals from law firms, corporations, and the bench to develop strategies, practices, and resources for managing the information lifecycle. The Masters Conference has served the legal community for over ten years, hosting over three thousand experts in multiple countries around the latest trends in technology within the legal community.

The Masters Conference is a boutique educational forum where a select group of speakers, vendors, and attendees convene to engage in a proactive collaboration on current challenges in the legal space. As a global legal conference, Masters Conference takes the lead to differentiate itself while consistently raising the bar as the most well-respected conference in the legal technology industry.

Nicole Kalajian, of Stradley Ronon, will be speaking at the Masters Conference on the topic of Enterprise Blockchain Innovation: Reinventing Business Methodology and Implications for Transforming the Practice of Law.

For the full agenda, click here.

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