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All – Professional Risk Managers International Association ( is a global risk management association which works on risk issues for banks, thrifts, credit unions, insurance companies, corporations, funds and all. *The Chicago Chapter is organizing a very important session on Corporate Governance and Financial Ethics. *I am writing this to inform local people of this event so if there is an interest, they can register for the same.* Any others visiting are also welcome.
Best regards,
PRMIA – Chicago
Saurabh Narain
Chief Fund Advisor
National Community Investment Fund
2230 South Michigan Avenue # 200, Chicago IL 60616
Tel: (312) 881 5826/ Fax: (312) 881 5801
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From: PRMIA Chicago []
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 2:16 PM
To: Saurabh Narain
Subject: Meeting Announcement: Corporate Governance and Financial Ethics
Dear Saurabh,
Please join us for the upcoming PRMIA and QWAFAFEW joint meeting.
* Corporate Governance and Financial Ethics
February 22, 2006, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Mesirow Financial
305 N. Clark Street, Chicago
In the latest round of financial scandals, researchers estimate that shareholders of the 110 companies involved in options backdating suffered stock price declines ranging between 20 and 50 percent.* The total dollar losses associated with these declines amount to $100 to $250 billion.
In what context should financial decision-makers view such corporate malfeasance and its implications?
Prof. John Boatright, the keynote speaker of the meeting, will discuss the responsibility of intermediaries, such as accountants, lawyers, and bankers, to act as gatekeepers in preventing misconduct.
Mr. Timur Gök, Regional Director of PRMIA Chicago, will draw some lessons from research that has explored and quantified the link between corporate governance and corporate value creation and destruction.
The moderator for the meeting will be Ms. Melissa Van Hees, CFA, Director – Risk Management at BRI Partners.
Biographical Information
John R. Boatright is the Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Professor of Business Ethics in the Graduate School of Business at Loyola University Chicago.* He served five years as the Executive Director of the Society for Business Ethics, and is a past president of the Society.* He is the author of the books Ethics and the Conduct of Business and Ethics in Finance.* He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago.
Admission is $10 with refreshments provided.* To RSVP, please go to before 5:00 P.M., Monday, February 19.
We hope that you will be able to join us on February 22.
Timur Gök
PRMIA, Regional Director, Chicago

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