Archive for March 2009

March 31st, 2009, 9:00 pm

European Securities Litigation Conference

In these important times the International Financial Law Review and Euromoney Seminars presents their inaugural European Securities Litigation Conference. This will be one of your most important chances to prepare for the turbulence of the coming years through hearing the top experts in the field discuss the most pressing issues and building business networks with [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 6:01 pm

The CFO Green Conference: Making Sustainability Cost Effective

Join us for our second annual CFO Green Conference being held in New York City. This year’s focus is on the cost/benefit proposition of the green movement in Corporate America and will address the problem of staying on course with such initiatives in troubled times. CFOs have a fiduciary responsibility to their shareholders and they [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 6:00 pm

Growing your Business in a Down Economy

Some business wags say “flat” is the new “up”, but our panel will give you practical strategies for INCREASING sales and profits – even in a recession! The U.S. economy is experiencing its worst crisis since at least 1982, and some say perhaps even since the Great Depression. Companies across the industry spectrum are struggling [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 5:25 pm

Moving Forward: Success stories from inspirational women

Last year was an incredible year for women. A woman led the FDIC through one of the toughest economic years since the Great Depression. A woman fought for the ticket to become President of the United States. Another woman was on the ticket for Vice President of the United States. Women are breaking through the [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 3:42 pm

Managing the Social and Resource Challenges: Building a New Corporate Agenda

Whether the issue is climate change, economic growth, or accountability, multinational companies today are under unprecedented pressure to play their part in solving the major global challenges. Businesses are increasingly expected not only to create jobs, profits and new technologies, but also have positions on complex public policies. At the same time, critics see big [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 3:21 pm

Policy and Action Day 2009

Do you want to be part of the change happening in Washington, DC? Do you want equal pay for equal work? Do you need time off to take care of a sick child or family member but can’t afford it? Do you want to have enough money when you retire? BPW/USA’s Policy and Action Day [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 2:30 pm

High Tech Contributions and Policies that Enable the Smart Grid

The Women’s High Tech Coalition and the Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment are teaming to present an exciting event that will highlight high tech contributions that enable and empower the Smart Grid. These contributions range from semiconductors and electronic components, to software, hardware, applications and payment systems all driving optimization of the fields [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 1:00 pm

The Tension of the High Achieving New Mom

Contributed by Simi Sanni Nwogugu of HOD Consulting I started off as a coach for high-performing off-ramping women – women who step off the fast track to care for young babies – because I believed that was what I needed when I left my fast track job to care for my two boys born 16 [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 12:30 pm

Corporate Counsel Webseries: Securities Enforcement Trends – SEC and DOJ Respond to the Crisis

Public outcry resulting from the ongoing financial market turbulence and corresponding loss of investor confidence has given the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a clear mandate to bring to justice the individuals and firms that contributed to the current crisis. Taking advantage of new leadership and resources [...]

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March 31st, 2009, 11:30 am

Emerging Governance Trends, SOX and Beyond

Did SOX have the intended effect? Is it a success? Has similar Canadian regulation been appropriate for our particular markets and culture? Governance expert, Janis Riven, will provide a review of the changing landscape of governance since the emergence of Sarbanes Oxley and similar legislation and regulation to deal with the ‘Enron Scandals’ almost 10 [...]

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