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January 2021

Sustainable Investing and ESG Metrics: Revealing the Truth Behind the Numbers

January 20 @ 16:00 - 18:00

Hundreds of millions of dollars are now invested in funds that are labeled “socially responsible investments.” But who determines what is “socially responsible”? How are standards and metrics defined for this large – and growing exponentially larger – sector of the capital markets? By June 2020, a quarter of a trillion dollars was invested in ESG funds. And the growth trend is increasing exponentially; the amount of capital that flowed into sustainable funds last year was roughly four times as great…

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October 2020

Credit Markets During and After the Crisis

10/27/2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

The economic and financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented conditions for the credit market and distressed investors globally. Join Fordham's Gabelli School of Business for a lunchtime webinar with Michael Gatto, partner at Silver Point Capital, as he shares his expertise in credit analysis and distressed investing. During this webinar, Dean Donna Rapaccioli, Gabelli School of Business, will, for the first time, publicly announce the creation of The O’Shea Center for Credit Analysis and Investment, a new,…

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The Brooklyn Hospital Founders Ball 175th anniversary

10/26/2020 @ 20:00

The Brooklyn Hospital Foundation will celebrate 175 years of caring for Brooklyn at the 2020 VIRTUAL Founders Ball event.  We will honor the life-saving work of healthcare heroes through the years, but especially those who bravely battled the COVID-19 pandemic this year.  The 45 minute live-streaming event is OPEN TO ALL at foundersball.org and will feature heartfelt stories from the front lines, the presentation of the Walter E. Reed to Dr. Sylvie de Souza, a follow-along cooking demonstration led by celebrity chef, Georgette Farkas, treasures from the…

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2020 Virtual Rocktoberfest

10/22/2020 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Capture 1 - 2020 Virtual Rocktoberfest

A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) will be hosting this year’s London, Chicago, & New York Rocktoberfest fundraising events via one combined virtual event, gathering supporters virtually from around the globe. The event will be held from 7pm to 9pm EST and is open to the public to register and attend. ALTSO’s Virtual Rocktoberfest, as done at the historic in-person events, will feature bands made up of leaders from the financial services and hedge fund industries for a night of…

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Sustaining Families through a Personal Crisis

10/22/2020 @ 09:00 - 10:30

Join The Larry Kraus Tax Institute for Family Offices for its annual philanthropic program, "Sustaining Families through a Personal Crisis.” The virtual panel discussion will focus on how family members can support each other through a crisis and build resilience in themselves and the young people in their lives. The program honors Larry Kraus, Co-Founder of the Institute, who passed away in September 2019. Anyone interested in participating should email Phil Strassler, Co-Founder of the Larry Kraus Tax Institute for…

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Cybersecurity & Business Continuity Challenges in the Work-From-Home Era

10/20/2020 @ 13:00 - 14:00

Join Baker Tilly for an interactive discussion about how the alternative asset community can adapt to business continuity concerns and elevated cybersecurity threats in the new work-from-home era. We'll be featuring a Q&A session with Michael Von Bevern, the partner and co-founder of Socium, LLC, which provides fund administration solutions and Russ Sommers, a senior manager with Baker Tilly, who focuses on third party risk management and cybersecurity. Working from home has become commonplace for many businesses—changing the landscape of…

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Creating Strategic Value: Applying Value Investing Principles to Corporate Management

10/20/2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Join Fordham's Gabelli School of Business for the latest event in its Centennial Speaker Series, featuring Joseph Calandro Jr., author of Creating Strategic Value: Applying Value Investing Principles to Corporate Management. The principles of value investing have resonated with savvy practitioners in the world of finance for a long time. In Creating Strategic Value, Calandro Jr. explores how the core ideas and methods of value investing can be profitably applied to corporate strategy and management. He builds from an analysis of…

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Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal

10/14/2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Join Fordham's Gabelli School of Business for a talk with award-winning author and professor Shennette Garrett-Scott on her book Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal. African American women in 1920s-era Harlem participated in real estate and other investment schemes for complex reasons. They often hoped to combine individual gain and collective uplift in their financial pursuits. The St. Luke Finance Corporation was one such scheme that showed great promise but struggled against structural and…

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How to Maximize Twitter for Business Virtual Summit

10/08/2020 @ 13:00 - 16:00

Members of the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable are invited to join Network After Work for a complimentary virtual summit on maximizing Twitter for business. Three world-class entrepreneurs, Christine Gritmon; Brian Alves and Jasmine Sandler will share their secrets, along with dozens of innovative tactics that deliver results. This Summit will teach you: How to use Social Branding on Twitter How to plan and produce content for 280 characters Hashtags redefined How to impress the media on Twitter The Importance…

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Margin of Trust: The Berkshire Business Model

10/08/2020 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Warren Buffett and his company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. are legendary for their distinctive investing approach. Yet, many equally unconventional but less-well-known aspects of the company’s managerial practices and organizational structure are rich with lessons for those seeking to follow in Buffett’s footsteps. Margin of Trust distills Buffett’s approach to management and corporate life and provides a definitive analysis of the tenets of the Berkshire Hathaway system, its costs and benefits, and how they can be adapted for other organizations. In Margin of Trust,…

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