Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Diversity Among Women In The Executive Suite Is Extremely Lacking At Fortune 500 Companies

I just wanted to share a link to an article highlighting the dearth of diversity among female leaders of Fortune 500 Companies.  This article is timely and telling.  We still have a long way to go to ensure that women fill the executive suite of American companies.  I hope that you enjoy!  Please share your thoughts.  Here it goes:  http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/24/investing/female-ceo-pipeline-leadership/index.html?sr=cnnmoneybinwomenceos032415

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

New Legal and Regulatory Terrain for Enterprise-wide Risk Management

On Friday, March 20th, 2015, the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and the Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business will sponsor a day-long conference aimed at assessing the new terrain introduced to the financial industry by Dodd-Frank's Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) requirements under Regulation YY.  The conference, "New Legal and Regulatory Terrain for ERN: Outlook for Companies and Risk Managers," is sponsored by Jones Day, KPMG and Quarles & Brady.

Topics that will be tackled during panel presentations include:

ERM After the Financial Crisis;

Enhanced Prudential Standards: Impact on Banks, Non-Financial Companies and the Capital Markets

The Risk Committee and CRO: The Role of Ethics in Meeting Regulatory Compliance;

Outlook for ERM: Perspectives from Financial Firm Executives and Market Experts; and

Risk Based Capital and Related Requirements: How is Regulation YY Simply Basel Principles Brought Ashore?

President Obama Signs the Dodd-Frank Act
The Conference keynotes will be delivered by Jeffrey Cohodes, the Chief Risk Officer for Northern Trust, entitled:  "Why This CRO Sleeps Well at Night" and Martin Pfinsgraff, Senior Deputy Controller for Large Bank Supervision - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, entitled "Supervision Matters: How Heightened Standards Get Operationalized."