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October 13, 2022

MoAF/Fordham Webinar Series

Derek Lidow on "The Entrepreneurs: The Relentless Quest for Value"
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Entrepreneurs are among the primary shapers of our culture, yet their role in driving progress and influencing society has often been overlooked. In this program, Princeton University Professor Derek Lidow delves into the deep history of innovation to deliver essential new insights into how entrepreneurs create value and bring about change. Watch event video.


In-Person Walking Tour

Annual Great Crashes Walking Tour
Saturday, October 29, 2022 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Relive the Great Crash of 1929 on the Museum's annual crash-themed walking tour of Lower Manhattan. This unique walking tour, now in its 34th year, is the only regularly-scheduled event that commemorates the Great Crash of 1929, the Panic of 1907 and the 1987 stock market collapse. It also delves into the political, financial, real estate and architectural history of Wall Street and New York City.

Tour meets outside the Alexander Hamilton US Custom House (One Bowling Green, NYC). $15 per person; MoAF members receive free admission to one walking tour per year. The rain date for this tour is November 5 at 1pm. Register today.

MoAF/Fordham Webinar Series

Terrence Keeley on "Sustainable: Moving Beyond ESG to Impact Investing"
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Finance industry veteran Terrence Keeley proposes practical and actionable solutions to social and environmental problems and offers an incisive vision of the roles business and finance can play in building a flourishing society. Mr. Keeley has been an adviser to the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, national pension plans, endowments, foundations and asset managers for more than three decades.

Watch event video.

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

Columbia Business School professor and author Bruce Usher 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. Watch event video.

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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. Hear from our diverse panel of industry experts as they break down how companies are addressing the growing dependency between finance and sustainability. Watch event video.

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

UCLA Law Professor James Park 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. Watch event video.

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