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Event Detail

Recalibration of Moody's Municipal Ratings to its Global Scale (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, August 26, 2010 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
11:30 am
The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Time, Date, and Location:
Thursday, August 26, 2010
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Standard Club, 320 South Plymouth Court

In April, 2010, Moody's began a four week recalibration of all municipal ratings to the company's global scale. The process, methodology and outcomes will be described in this presentation.

Gail Sussman Fee:
Members - $45
Non-Members - $55
Student-Members -$10
(payable by cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*

CFA Institute Qualified Activity:
Eligible for 1 credit hour

Attire:
Business Casual

Menu:
Chef's Choice (Vegetarian meal available upon request)

For Reservations:
Register online below, or by phone: 312-251-1301

Gail Sussman
Group Managing Director - Public Finance at Moody's Investors Service

Introduction by David Frank, CFA

Presenter Background Information:
Ms. Sussman is the Group Managing Director for Public Finance at Moody's Investors Service. In that role, she is responsible for all aspects of analytics, research, and business in the public finance sectors, including state and local governments, health care, housing, higher education, and municipal structured products. Ms. Sussman has been with Moody's for over 25 years and has had extensive experience with various short term products in the municipal market, including variable rate demand bonds, commercial paper and tender option bonds, and also has a rich background in the housing business. Before Moody's, Ms. Sussman worked for the New York State Housing Finance Agency and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in New York developing low and moderate income housing.

Agenda:
11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration & Networking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch & Speaker Presentation

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Student rate only available to students approved as a Student-Member of CFA Chicago for 2009-2010. Regular and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations except for ONLINE reservations using FUNCTION TICKETS. No day-of-event pre-registrations accepted (on-site only, if applicable). Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, August 23rd. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins.

A Passport Event This is a "Passport Program." Members of any local CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Continuing Education Program. Please click here if you would like more information.

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