April 16, 2020 Alert

Hi all,

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

This Issue’s Topics:

  • FREE: Stradley Ronon and the Main Line Chamber: The CARES Act: What Businesses Need to Know
  • FREE: Chicago Bar Association Webcast: Futures & Derivatives Law Committee Meeting: Round-Up of COVID-19 Derivatives Regulatory Relief
  • 100 Women in Finance Global Webinar: 7th Annual 100WF West Coast Fund Women Allocator Panel
  • 100 Women in Finance Global Webinar Series: Part 2: Thriving in Uncertainty: A Virtual Workshop with Maggie Craddock and Amanda Pullinger
  • Chicago Bar Association: Career & Professional Development Counseling Sessions, Complimentary for Members!
  • FREE: ACG: COVID-19’s Impact on the Middle Market
  • Marsh Webinar: D&O Liability – Navigating the New Realities

Events:

FREE: Stradley Ronon and the Main Line Chamber: The CARES Act: What Businesses Need to Know
Thursday, April 16, 2020, 1:00-2:00 P.M. CDT
Via Zoom Video Conferencing

Hundreds of thousands of businesses are lining up for federal loans, some of which won’t have to be repaid, through the federal government’s CARES Act. Millions of jobs and the nation’s economy hang in the balance. A topnotch team of attorneys with the law firm Stradley Ronon will share insights and take questions during this special Live Virtual Event in collaboration with The Main Line Chamber of Commerce. Members and nonmembers are welcome.

Join Stradley Ronon speakers: Chris Connell, Jennifer Gniady, Adam Brown and Jaci Gordon, along with moderator Karl Myers for this presentation.For more information, click here.

FREE: Chicago Bar Association Webcast: Futures & Derivatives Law Committee Meeting: Round-Up of COVID-19 Derivatives Regulatory Relief
Thursday, April 16, 2020, 3:00-4:15 P.M. CDT

Chicago Bar Association’s Futures & Derivatives Law Committee Meeting will provide a brief update on COVID-19 market effects and regulatory relief. Tom D’Ambrosio, of Morgan Lewis will discuss implications for the swaps markets; Ansley Schrimpf of Mayer Brown LLP provide an overview of the CFTC’s no-action relief and Melinda Schramm of NIBA will explain recent requests for additional CFTC relief for IBs and FCMs. Then there will be a general discussion about various operational and legal challenges your organizations may be encountering.

Webcast: To view the webcast, visit www.chicagobar.org, and select Committees – Upcoming Meetings (you must log in to view the webcast). Only live committee meeting webcasts qualify for IL MCLE Credit.

IL MCLE credit will be available for CBA members. Please note that the Supreme Court of Illinois has adopted new rules requiring the CBA to report individual attorney attendance for seminars AND committee meetings attended on or after July 1, 2019. Individual attendance will be reported using an attorney’s ARDC number. Please make sure that the CBA has your ARDC number in our database – visit www.chicagobar.org and select My Membership.

100 Women in Finance Global Webinar: 7th Annual 100WF West Coast Fund Women Allocator Panel
Thursday, April 16, 2020, 3:15-4:15 P.M. CDT

100WF’s seventh annual West Coast Fund Women Conference on April 16 has been retooled for a high-value remote experience.

Our perennially popular Allocator Panel will be offered via live webinar and is designed to address the interests of the Conference’s expected participants – fund managers and institutional investors and investment consultants. We are pleased to additionally invite 100WF’s broader membership to listen in on the discussion.

From a panel of diverse institutional capital allocators, webinar participants can expect:

  • An update from the Allocators regarding the impact of COVID-19 and related market turbulence on their portfolios.
  • Insights on possible strategic portfolio adjustments and anticipated new mandate opportunities.
  • Specific details about investment policies regarding alternative, emerging and diverse managers.
  • Guidance for effective communications between fund managers and Allocators.

The speakers will include: Tracy Cao of Xponance, Carolyn Diaz Roberts of LEIA, Kirk Sims of  Teachers Retirement System of Texas, Claire Tucker of UBS Hedge Fund Solutions, Wendy Walker  of Cambridge Associates and moderator Nadine Terman of Solstein Capital.

For more information, click here.

100 Women in Finance Global Webinar Series: Part 2: Thriving in Uncertainty: A Virtual Workshop with Maggie Craddock and Amanda Pullinger
Monday, April 20, 2020, 9:00 A.M. CDT

Chart your own professional course during rapidly changing times and learn to define and achieve success on your terms. Benefit from the pioneering coaching methodology of Maggie Craddock, Founder and President, Workplace Relationships, in this interactive workshop where you will be guided through transformative exercises in the privacy of your own space. The session is about you and for you. You will not be asked to share your reflections.

Some of the key topics will be:

  • Exploring beliefs about success, wealth and personal fulfillment that were fostered in your family of origin
  • Clarifying links between your family’s value system and the professional choices that have led you to where you are today
  • Exploring the relationship between your standard of living and your “standard of being”

This session is the second of a three-part global series. Part 1 was hosted by the 100WF South Florida Committee and Part 3 will be hosted by the 100WF Hong Kong Committee in the coming weeks. In Part 1, Maggie Craddock and Amanda Pullinger discussed ways in which we can all thrive despite the uncertain world in which we find ourselves. You can view the recording in Community, the private section of 100WF’s website for members.

For more information, click here.

Chicago Bar Association: Career & Professional Development Counseling Sessions
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Via Phone/Facetime
Complimentary for Members!

The CBA’s Career Advancement Program (CAP) is scheduling our very popular individual, confidential 20-minute Job Search and Professional Development Speed Counseling sessions with our featured legal career counselor, Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd, for April 21, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sessions will be held via phone call or FaceTime.

To sign up while space is available, please indicate ONE time slot and specify ONLY ONE of these 12 topics:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Networking
  • Interviewing
  • Negotiating salary or a raise
  • Non-legal careers
  • Building your reputation
  • Leveraging social media
  • Gaining or giving feedback
  • Public speaking
  • Finding a mentor
  • Retirement readiness

To schedule an appointment, click here.

Members who do not cancel a reserved time slot at least 24-hours prior to their session will be subject to a $15 cancellation fee.

FREE: ACG: COVID-19’s Impact on the Middle Market
Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 12:00-1:00 P.M. CDT

Join ACG and NCMM Executive Director Tom Stewart to discuss the release of NCMM’s recent survey of how middle market companies are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Tom will share what the data show and what they mean for middle-market businesses, and those that work with them. The webinar will cover:

  • What impact are companies preparing for and how will they manage those changes?
  • What is the economic outlook post-crisis?
  • A review of previous and current economic outlook and confidence of middle market executives.

Representing nearly 200,000 American companies in every industry nationwide, the U.S. middle market is an engine driving economic growth. With annual revenues ranging from $10 million to $1 billion, middle-market firms collectively generate one-third of U.S. private sector GDP and employment.

For more information, click here.

Marsh Webinar: D&O Liability – Navigating the New Realities
Monday, April 29, 2020, 10:00-11:00 A.M. CDT

The directors and officers (D&O) insurance market was already in a state of flux even before being hit by a global pandemic and the prospect of an economic recession. Today’s new reality is adding to an already challenged market of which COVID-19 is only one of the myriad of issues facing directors and officers of publicly traded companies. The confluence of COVID-19 related questions involving financial reporting, supply chain shortages or workforce challenges, event driven litigation in general, cyber breaches, and possible insolvency issues, is unprecedented.

Join Marsh and leading legal experts as they discuss the new reality facing directors and officers today.

For more information, click here.

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