September 12, 2019 Alert

Hi all,

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

This Issue’s Topics:

  • REMINDER: FREE: Washington DC Compliance Roundtable – CFTC Enforcement Update – Developments & Trends with Rick Glaser, Deputy Director in the Division of Enforcement of the CFTC
  • Chicago Financial Women: The LOFT – Fall Styling Event
  • Widening the Lens into ESG Integration – Responsible Investment Breakfast and Discussion
  • ACG Chicago: Sunrise Session Presented by Bannockburn Global Forex: Yuan and Why
  • FinTank: Blockchain Entrepreneurs and Investor Panel=
  • FREE: CAIA Chicago Presents: Global Infrastructure, the $57 Trillion Investment Opportunity

Events:

REMINDER: 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.

Chicago Financial Women: The LOFT – Fall Styling Event
Tuesday, September 17th 2019, 5:30-7:30 P.M.
The LOFT, 111 W. Monroe Street Chicago, IL

Get ready for Fall with a wardrobe refresher at Ann Taylor Loft. Receive fashion advice from a wardrobe specialist and learn about this season’s top trends while networking with other Chicago Financial Women. Includes food & wine, as well as exclusive access to a 40% discount to use in-store and entry to win a $100 gift card.

Chicago Financial Women is committed to expanding the professional networks of Chicago-area women in Finance. We provide networking opportunities through professional development, educational enrichment, and social gatherings in a spirit of fun, friendship and camaraderie. Chicago Financial Women is a NFP organization.

For more information, click here.

Widening the Lens into ESG Integration – Responsible Investment Breakfast and Discussion
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 8:00-10:00 A.M., Breakfast will be served
Art Institute of Chicago, Nichols Trustee Suite, Modern Wing Entrance, 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL

Please join RBC Global Asset Management and industry experts for a fireside chat with Rodrigo Garcia of the Illinois State Treasury.  We will explore topics that are top of mind among those considering responsible investing and ESG integration.

The featured speakers will include: Susan Chung of Wespath Benefits and Investments; Jon Hale of Morningstar; Benjamin J. Hall of Segal Marco Advisors; Cosmin Lucaci of Brownson, Rehmus & Foxworth; William Parker of DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C.; Linsey Schoemehl Payne of Marquette Associates, Inc.; and Priya Parrish of Impact Engine.

To register, click here.

ACG Chicago: Sunrise Session Presented by Bannockburn Global Forex: Yuan and Why
Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 8:00-10:00 A.M.
ACG Chicago – 6th Floor Conference Center, 200 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL

The US-China trade conflict has been one of the most important developments shaping the world economy over the past two years. Marc Chandler, who has spent more than 30 years in the capital markets, and advising officials, asset managers and businesses, will share his thoughts on where the conflict is headed and what is next for the yuan.  He will draw out the impact on the US economy and Federal policy.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from Chief Economist Marc Chandler of Bannockburn Global Forex on China, Trade Wars, and the Yuan.

For more information, click here.

FinTank: Blockchain Entrepreneurs and Investor Panel
Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:00-8:00 P.M.
IIT Chicago-Kent/Stuart, 565 W.  Adams St., Chicago, IL

Please join us for the FinTank blockchain meet-up where we will present a panel discussion with three blockchain entrepreneurs and a blockchain investor. Attendees will hear the real scoop from both sides.

Our blockchain entrepreneur panelists include Killian Tobin of Omega Grid, Tessa Flippin of La Plata Forma and Yuri Zamostin of Coinifide. The investor perspective will be provided by Alan Matthew of Tribal Ventures.

Learn from our panelists how they have overcome the start-up challenges, important lessons learned and start-up investor expectations. Be prepared to meet and engage with a variety of new contacts who will bolster your personal network.

To register, click here.

FREE: CAIA Chicago Presents: Global Infrastructure, the $57 Trillion Investment Opportunity
Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 4:30-7:30 P.M.
CBRE Office, 321 N. Clark St., Suite 3400, Chicago, IL

CAIA Chicago is pleased to invite you to an educational event on Global Infrastructure. Please join us for an evening of spirited discussion and debate as a panel of infrastructure investment thought leaders discuss how investors can take advantage of this unique and growing asset class.

Topics to be covered:

1. Infrastructure: The Evolution and Growth of the Asset Class

– What is Infrastructure?

– What should core attributes include?

2. How to Invest/Portfolio Construction

– Private & Listed Infrastructure

– Constructing a portfolio – Sector & Region

3. Global Infrastructure Market Outlook

For more information, click here. 

 

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