Outside Investment & Financial Events
(Not sponsored by CFA Society Chicago)


Webcast: MiFID II Update: What Does It Mean For You?

MiFID II took effect in January 2018. The far-reaching regulation requires institutional investors doing business in Europe to pay separately for trading and research, among other things. What’s been the impact thus far on the sell- and buy-side, and IR – both in Europe and closer to home? And what does it bode for the future of issuer coverage, investor outreach and IR in general? Join us to gain insights on the current state of MIFID II and its potential impact on your career.

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT

Location: Webcast

Hosted By: NIRI-Chicago 

Contact: NIRI-Chicago at 773.262.1090 or 

Fees: Free


Why ETFs and Passive Investing Matter to Your Company

Passive investing and exchange-traded funds (most of which are passive investments) have grown exponentially over the past several years. Globally, ETFs increased by more than a trillion dollars in 2017 alone. Learn more about the factors that drive the wide popularity of ETFs and equities melt-ups, how movements in the market are less tied to fundamentals than ever, how this affects your company’s stock and therefore, matters to your company and management team.

Date: Monday, November 12, 2018

Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Location: The Metropolitan, Willis Tower, 233 South Wacker Drive, 66th Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60606

Hosted By: NIRI-Chicago 

Contact: NIRI-Chicago at 773.262.1090 or 


NIRI-Chicago Members – Free
Nonmembers – $60

The Basics of Blockchain: An Interactive Breakfast with Industry Experts

An exclusive breakfast with the founders of New Beacon Partners to discuss and learn the basics of blockchain technology, its applications and the current investment landscape.

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Location: River North in Chicago. Registration is limited to first 20 individuals. Please register using the link below to receive the exact location and address.  

Hosted By: Alex Cohen, Co-Founder & Managing Director, New Beacon Partners and Luis Quintero, Co-Founder & Managing Director, New Beacon Partners

Contact: Alex Cohen Alex.b.cohen@newbeaconpartners.com or Luis Quintero Luis.e.quintero@newbeaconpartners.com

Fees: Members  and Nonmembers – Free