April 11, 2019 Alert

Hi all,

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

This Issue’s Topics:

  • Chicago Bar Association’s Futures & Derivatives Law Committee Meeting
  • REMINDER: FREE: Investment Network: Roundtable Chat with Andrew Busch: Lessons Learned from Working at the CFTC
  • NSCP Chicago – 2019 Spring Conference
  • NSCP Chicago – 2019 Regulatory Interchange
  • FREE: AWS Summit Chicago

Events:

Chicago Bar Association’s Futures & Derivatives Law Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12:15 PM
CBA, 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL

Want to know what’s hot and on the horizon for introducing brokers? The Chicago Bar Association’s Futures & Derivatives Law Committee will host a panel discussion with Melinda Schramm, National Introducing Brokers Association founder and chairman, and Blake Brockway, National Futures Association Assistant General Counsel.  Topics will include virtual currency requirements, cybersecurity, swap AP proficiency, and what’s coming next.

MCLE credit available to CBA members.

REMINDER: FREE: Investment Network: Roundtable Chat with Andrew Busch: Lessons Learned from Working at the CFTC
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 4:15-5:00 (networking post meeting)
Stradley Ronon, 191 N. Wacker Drive, #1601, Chicago, IL

The guest speaker will be Andrew Busch the former Chief Market Intelligence Officer (CMIO) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Hosted by Nicole Kalajian, Stradley Ronon.

See your personal invite from Andrew in the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/sz7kdlpwe6c889g/Investment%20Network.mov?dl=0

Prior to taking the CMIO role at the CFTC, Andrew Busch had analyzed, written and criticized the U.S. government, but until he worked in it, he didn’t fully understand it. This program will cover the top three lessons learned while working in the U.S. government and important tips for anyone entering government for the first time.

Lessons:

  • Rules, damn rules and workarounds
  • There’s a hierarchy
  • Access to the best and brightest

Invitations have been sent by email to Investment Network members, or you can register by clicking here. If you are not already a member of the Investment Network and want to join, please contact Kathy at kpetrusek@stradley.com.

NSCP Chicago – 2019 Spring Conference
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL

The NSCP Spring Conference in Chicago on April 30th is a full day training event offering a variety of industry hot topics geared for both new and seasoned compliance professionals:

  • Track A: Building Core Competencies – BD/IA Training for New Compliance Professionals
  • Track B: Today’s Issues and Insights – Coverage for Seasoned Professionals

Don’t miss this fantastic networking and learning opportunity.

Continuing Education Credits: This event is eligible for Continuing Education Credit.

Admission Notice: All workshops are closed to regulators and members of the press.

For more information, click here.

NSCP Chicago – 2019 Regulatory Interchange
Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:00 AM-12:30 PM
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL

Don’t miss our NSCP Regulatory Interchange with the SEC, FINRA and NFA.

The NSCP Regulatory Interchange will provide an informal setting for industry professionals to ask questions and share concerns with the regulators and fellow attendees. Facilitated by industry professionals, attendees will meet and discuss those issues most pressing to them, before they meet with the regulators. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with both your peers and regulators! This event is closed to members of the press.

For more information, click here.

FREE: AWS Summit Chicago
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7:00 AM-6:30 PM
McCormack Place, West Building, Chicago, IL

Bringing technologists together to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS.

The AWS Summit Chicago is a free event designed to bring together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS. Summits are held in major cities around the world and attract technologists from multiple industries, segments, and learning levels who want to learn how AWS can help them innovate with speed and deliver services with scale, flexibility, and reliability.

For more information, click here.

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