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Financial History, Issue 142

Check out the latest issue of Financial History, now available for FREE as a full-color digital edition! Highlights include:

International Sanctions: Effective Weapon or Flawed Policy Tool?

Two Decades of the Sarbanes-Oxley Laws

Investing in the Era of Climate Change

High Yield Bond Market Origins

Woman of Steel: Wilma Soss

The German Hyperinflation of the Early 1920s

Lessons from Real Interest Rates Since the 14th Century

Holy John Wanamaker, Postmaster General

Book Review: "The Business of Tomorrow"

MoAF/Fordham Webinar Series


James Park on "The Valuation Treadmill"
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Join us for a lunchtime program with UCLA Law Professor James Park, as he discusses his new book on the history of securities fraud regulation. Published 20 years after the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley, The Valuation Treadmill shows how securities fraud became a major regulatory concern. Drawing on case studies of paradigmatic securities enforcement actions involving Xerox, Penn Central, Apple, Enron, Citigroup and General Electric, Park argues that corporate securities fraud emerged as investors increasingly valued companies based on their future performance.

This program is FREE, but advance registration is required. Registered guests will receive the link prior to the program. Register today.

In-Person Panel Discussion


Going Green: Exploring the Relationship of Sustainability and Finance
Monday, September 19, 2022 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Sustainability has emerged as the leading theme in 2022 as Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting and commitments have become a critical priority for companies against a backdrop of increasing pressure and scrutiny from regulators, stakeholders and the media. Join us to hear from a diverse panel of industry experts who will break down how companies are addressing the growing dependency between finance and sustainability.

Introductions will be made by Michael Brauneis, Managing Director, Global Financial Services Leader, Protiviti and Gerald Walker, CEO, ING Americas. The panel will be moderated by Amrith Ramkumar, Climate Finance Reporter, The Wall Street Journal, and will include: Ron Gonen, Founder and CEO, Closed Loop Partners; Robert Hirth, Senior Managing Director, Protiviti and former SASB Co-Vice Chair; and Ana Carolina Oliveira, Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, ING Americas.  

This program is FREE, but advance registration for this live, in-person event is required. Register today.

MoAF/Fordham Webinar Series


Bruce Usher on "Investing in the Era of Climate Change"
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Join us for a lunchtime program with Columbia Business School professor and author Bruce Usher, as he discusses the risks and opportunities for investors as the world faces climate change. In his latest book, Usher argues that careful examination of climate solutions will offer investors a new and necessary lens on the future for their own financial benefit and for the greater good.

This program is FREE, but advance registration is required. Registered guests will receive the link prior to the program. Register today.

MoAF/Fordham Webinar Series


Fireside Chat with Jon Brolin and Roy Behren of the Merger Fund
Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Merger arbitrage is the investment specialty focused on investing in announced mergers, acquisitions, takeovers and other corporate reorganizations. It is a practice that combines math, judgment and a keen understanding of various legal, regulatory and industry dynamics. Join us for a lunchtime conversation on merger arbitrage between Roy Behren, co-president and co-chief investment officer at Westchester Capital Management LLC, and Jonathan Brolin, founder and managing partner of Edenbrook Capital LLC.

This program is FREE, but advance registration is required. Registered guests will receive the link prior to the program. Register today.

 
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