August 16, 2019 Alert

Hi all,

Below are this week’s alerThis Issue’s Topics:

  • Opportunity: Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women Seeking Leaders
  • FREE: Washington DC Compliance Roundtable – CFTC Enforcement Update – Developments & Trends with Rick Glaser, Deputy Director in the Division of Enforcement of the CFTC
  • NIBA Fall Conference
  • Pan Asian American Business Council and Global Cyber Security Initiative: Global Cyber Security Initiative (GCSI) Conference 2019

Opportunities:

Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women Seeking Leaders

The Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women is looking for members to take on a leadership role and join its Executive Committee. The Alliance works within the Chicago Bar Association to advance interests of women in the legal profession and the larger community. Through speaker forums, debates, meetings, networking events and direct community service, the Alliance brings together the talents of its diverse membership to implement strategies to effect change.

Please contact Michelle Cassidy mcass@recent-law.com or Nicole Kopinski nkopinski@leydig.com if you are interested in learning more about these leadership opportunities.

Events:

FREE: Washington DC Compliance Roundtable – CFTC Enforcement Update – Developments & Trends with Rick Glaser, Deputy Director in the Division of Enforcement of the CFTC
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 3:30-5:00 p.m.; Networking to Follow
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP, 191 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 1601, Chicago, IL, (Interactive Webcast with DC)

Come join us for a lively discussion about CFTC enforcement developments and trends, followed by a networking session.  Discussion topics:

  • Insight into Recent CTFC Enforcement Developments
  • Best Industry Practices
  • Practical Advice on Developing and Maintaining a Legal Compliance Culture

Our presenter is Rick Glaser, a Deputy Director in the Division of Enforcement of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Mr. Glaser started his career with the CFTC in 1998. Currently, Mr. Glaser supervises approximately 30 attorneys, investigators and paralegals in the investigation and prosecution of manipulation, trade practice and commodities fraud cases. Over the years Mr. Glaser and his attorneys have brought over 150 cases involving, among other things, manipulation in energy and agricultural markets, swaps data reporting, spoofing, multi-million dollar futures, forex, metals, and cryptocurrency Ponzi schemes; fraud and misappropriation by commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors, and a variety of trade practice cases. In addition, Mr. Glaser created and supervises the CFTC’s Registration Deficient (RED) List.

To register, click here.

NIBA Fall Conference
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., followed by networking
Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business, 565 W Adams St., Chicago, IL

The NIBA is hosting its annual fall Chicago Conference on September 12, 2019.  This year’s event theme is “The Future of Brokerage” and will be held at the Illinois Institute of Technology downtown Chicago campus. 

For more information, including the full agenda and registration details click here.

Pan Asian American Business Council and Global Cyber Security Initiative: Global Cyber Security Initiative (GCSI) Conference 2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Chicago-Kent College of Law at IIT, 565 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL

Global Cyber Security Initiative (GCSI), in partnership with the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Pan Asian American Business council (PAABC) and Convex Legal LLC are hosting the 2019 GCSI Cybersecurity Conference.

The conference begins with a Keynote speech and a panel discussion showcasing innovative solutions to the problems facing highly regulated industries. We are bringing more than 100 cybersecurity leaders, Senior Executives, C-Level Executives, CISOs, Compliance Specialists, and Security Officers for sessions focused on Cyber Security Planning, Strategy, Risk & Budgeting.

GCSI was organized in October 2016 to address the SEC and FINRA’s annual areas of concern for their member firms. Since then, GCSI expanded to include topics, such as controlling your cybersecurity budget and how to discreetly hire a CISO.

The GCSI expanded its focus to assist all highly regulated industries, including healthcare, insurance, finance, etc. Each month, we host events that bring together executives to discuss topics such as cybersecurity insurance, human engineering and more.

For more information, click here.

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