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Below find details on upcoming events throughout the USA.

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Upcoming Events

    • Saturday, September 10, 2016
    • 11:30 AM (CDT)
    • Nicholas Ristorante, 5800 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024
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    Chapter Head Siobhan Pandya cordially invites ACCA members, affiliates, students and their guests to attend the Dallas, Texas Chapter Meeting.

    Special Guest: Katherine Bock

    Katherine is a "recovering attorney" and professional certified coach who expands career possibilities for professionals wanting to live lives of purpose and passion in alignment with their talents, strengths & values.

    She has helped over 1,000 individuals over the past eight years to identify and articulate their unique value proposition to propel their performance. In addition to coaching and consulting with individuals and groups, she teaches Career Management Coaching at UTD and has taught a highly regarded career management course in the Executive Education program at the University of Texas at Dallas.

    She holds a graduate-level certificate of Executive and Professional Coaching from the University of Texas at Dallas and is certified in various assessment tools including the Birkman Method®, The Winslow Report® and Core Clarity® In-Powering Teams program.

    She earned her law degree from the University of Houston and has an accounting degree as well. The majority of her career was spent in the financial services industry with the organization that is now JP Morgan/Chase and prior to that, she worked with Browning Ferris Industries, Delta Airlines and Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.

    Topic: Katherine will provide an insight into Individual Value Propositions and how this can enhance your performance along with answering questions related to Career Coaching.

    Special Guest: John Casey

    John is the founder of John Casey & Associates, a boutique talent firm providing general management, financial and human resources full time, consulting and interim staffing talent to manufacturing, distribution, retail professional services and oil and gas companies. 

    The firm uses the concept of the 5 H Culture in their recruiting process – Hard work, High Achievement, Humility, Happiness and Honesty.

    John has an MBA in International Finance, International Marketing and Agribusiness from Harvard Business School. He was the VP of Operations for Southern Europe at Pepsico, CFO of multiple companies including Pioneer Flour Mills, Brierly and Partners and Doskocil Manufacturing. He was also the Director of Recruitment at Hudson.

    Topic: John will provide an update on the current job market in the DFW area including key industries that are/will be looking for Finance staff. In addition, he will be provide hints and tips for ensuring you have the perfect resume.

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    Please come out to support this event. It will be a great opportunity for students, affiliates and members to learn about how to get the job they want and network with Katherine and John.

    • Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
    • UBS financial Services, Inc. Alpha+ Group, 555 California Street, 34th Floor, Geneva Conference Room, San Francisco, CA 94104

    Chapter Head Lop Hou cordially invites ACCA members, affiliates, students and their guests to attend the next Northern California Chapter Meeting.

    This meeting will be hosted by UBS Financial Services, Inc., Alpha+ Group, San Francisco.

    Topic: The Changing Legal and Administrative Landscape of Retirement Plans.  Presentation and Discussion on the New Department of Labor Fiduciary Ruling and Fiduciary Best Practices.

    Moderator: Michael Yochum, CFS® CRPS®
    First Vice President and Senior Retirement Plan Consultant, UBS Financial Services, Inc.

    Our Guest Speakers and Expert Panel:

    John Brunello, CFS® CRPS®
    Senior Retirement Plan Consultant, UBS Financial Services, Inc.

    Tad Mihalopoulos, ARPC
    Associated Vice President, United Retirement Plan Consultants

    Robert Gower, Esq.
    ERISA Attorney
    Trucker Huss

    This event is free. A light dinner and refreshments will be served.

    We look forward to seeing ACCA members, affiliates, students and guests, old and new.

    Please register by September 19, 2016 

    Note: Please allow time for building security, the venue (555 California Street) has a building security access control system.  All participants must register by September 19, 2016 to ensure access to the building. The participant list will be forwarded to the building security. Upon arrival please contact the security desk. You will be asked to provide a form of government-issued ID such as a drivers license.

    • Thursday, September 22, 2016
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • PwC, Thomas Jefferson Room, 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20006
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    Washington DC Chapter Head, Carol Ann Boothe, invites members, students and affiliates to the September Chapter Meeting.

    Topic: Regulatory Changes for Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions Compliance, and Anti-Corruption    

    What to expect?
    An outstanding program is planned with dynamic speakers from Professional Service Firms, General Counsel, and Policy Institute who will discuss regulatory changes/recent developments with respect to Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions Compliance, and Anti-Corruption. All speakers will present new ideas in informative sessions, offering unparalleled opportunities to network.

    Workshop participants can earn up to one CPE credit in Management Advisory Services.

    Learning Objectives:
    Participants will learn about regulatory changes and recent developments regarding Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions Compliance, and Anti-Corruption

    Discussion Topics:
    • Anti-Money Laundering
    • Sanctions Compliance
    • Anti-Corruption

    Advance Preparations:
    None

    Program Level:

    Intermediate

    Delivery Method:
    Group Live

    Who Should Attend:
    • Senior-Level Managers and Executives
    • Auditors, Accountants, Compliance
    • ACCAs, CPAs, CFEs, and CIAs

    Prerequisites:
    None

    Meeting Policies
    The meeting is free of charge. However if you register and have to cancel, cancellations must be sent by email to caboothe@kpmg.com 48 hours prior to the meeting. Also, if you have a complaint, please e-mail Carol-Ann Boothe at caboothe@kpmg.com    

    Please note that seating is very limited so kindly RSVP early. 

    Download additional information here

    Nearest Metro:
    Red line – Farragut North, Blue and Orange line – Farragut West

    Parking info:
    LAZ parking -1730
    Pennsylvania Ave NW
    1 hour $15
    Daily Max $21

    Additional Information:
    Hors d’oeuvres will be provided

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