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All – Professional Risk Managers International Association (www.prmia.org) 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,
Saurabh
PRMIA – Chicago
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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
email: snarain@ncif.org (snarain@ncif.org)
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From: PRMIA Chicago [mailto:Chicago@prmia.org]
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
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February 22, 2006, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Mesirow Financial
305 N. Clark Street, Chicago
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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.
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In what context should financial decision-makers view such corporate malfeasance and its implications?
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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.
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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.
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The moderator for the meeting will be Ms. Melissa Van Hees, CFA, Director – Risk Management at BRI Partners.
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Biographical Information
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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.
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Admission is $10 with refreshments provided.* To RSVP, please go to www.prmia.org before 5:00 P.M., Monday, February 19.
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We hope that you will be able to join us on February 22.
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Sincerely,
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Timur Gök
PRMIA, Regional Director, Chicago


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