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Event Detail

Financial Regulation Panel Discussion - Dodd-Frank Bill (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
4:00 pm
The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Jerrold E. Salzman, Of Counsel, Commodities and Futures Regulations and Litigation - Skadden, Arps
Christopher Sikorski, Securities Compliance Examiner - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Karim Pakravan, Associate Professor of Finance - DePaul University

Michael N. Lindh, CFA, Vice President, Head of Trading - HydePark

Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The Standard Club - 320 S. Plymouth Court

Program Description:
The panel will discuss the impacts of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill on the financial markets, including discussion of significant changes to capital requirements for banking, derivatives traded on exchanges, credit rating agencies' conflict of interest, and the Volcker rule.

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

Business Casual

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


Jerrold E. Salzman
Of Counsel, Commodities and Futures Regulations and Litigation - Skadden, Arps

Jerrold Salzman concentrates in futures regulation and litigation. He was co-founder and partner of Freeman, Freeman and Salzman, P.C., where he practiced for 40 years. Mr. Salzman has successfully counseled and defended the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in a number of antitrust, employment, contract, patent and other matters. He also has represented clients in disciplinary proceedings before federal agencies and self-regulatory organizations in addition to an extensive securities, commercial litigation and arbitration practice. Mr. Salzman holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School.

Christopher Sikorski
Securities Compliance Examiner - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Chris Sikorski has been a Securities Compliance Examiner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Chicago Regional Office since June 2003. His responsibilities include conducting regulatory examinations of federally-registered investment advisers and investment companies, as well as collaborating with other state and federal agencies. His examination experience includes entities such as hedge funds, private equity firms, mutual funds, and equity and fixed income asset managers. Mr. Sikorski is a CFA charterholder and also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation. He holds a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Karim Pakravan
Associate Professor of Finance (Visiting) - DePaul University

Karim Pakravan is an Associate Professor of Finance at DePaul University. Prior to that, Pakravan had a 25-year career as a senior strategist in global financial markets. Pakravan's banking career has covered applied macroeconomic and financial research on currencies and emerging markets, country risk assessment and modeling in an enterprise-wide risk management context, as well as international financial architecture. A University of Chicago graduate (Ph.D, Economics) with a wide range of experience and interests in many aspects of finance and economics, his current research focuses on global macro-financial and regulatory issues. Pakravan's outside activities include membership in the Investment Committee of Advocacy Investing, a Chicago-based socially responsible investment fund, which he advises on macroeconomic and financial issues, as well as Board membership in the Social Entrepreneurship Association Association-Illinois Chapter, and membership in the International Subcommittee of the Association of Merger & Acquisitions Advisors and the Editor of the AM&AA's Global M&A newsletter.


Michael N. Lindh, CFA
Vice President, Head of Trading - HydePark

Mr. Lindh oversees trading at HydePark. Prior to his current role at HydePark, Mr. Lindh was a principal and senior quantitative research analyst at Harris Investment Management. During his 20 years of investment research management experience with the Harris Bank, he was involved in the development of quantitative risk models, portfolio construction, portfolio management, equity and fixed income analytical systems, and asset allocation strategies. Prior to this position, Mr. Lindh was responsible for investment accounting systems at Chicago Title & Trust Company. Mr. Lindh earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Accounting from Augustana College, and an M.A. in Economics from Northwestern University, as well as an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. Mr. Lindh is a Past Chairman of the CFA Society of Chicago and active volunteer with the Society's Education and Finance Advisory Groups.

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Registration and Networking
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Panel Discussion
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Networking Reception (sodas and hors d'oeuvres)

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Student rate only available to students approved as a Student-Member of CFA Chicago for 2010-2011. Regular and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations except for ONLINE reservations using FUNCTION TICKETS. No day-of-event pre-registrations accepted (on-site only, if applicable and space available). There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, April 21.

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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