Webinar Series

Here are examples of our webinar series. Each webinar is downloadable and available on our site in perpetuity for our members and guests to access

Webinar Replay: Activist Investing & ESG

 

CorpGov, PBHFA and Vinson & Elkins LLP hosted the second Webinar in their 2020 Governance Series on Tuesday, June 30, at 2pm EST: Activism and ESG.

A replay of the Webinar is available HERE

We discussed a range of corporate governance topics including activist behavior before and after the coronavirus pandemic, poison pills, the upcoming proxy season, board diversity, ESG as a pillar of future activist campaigns, and the Black Lives Matter movement within the context of ESG. The Webinar lasted 90 minutes, including a Q&A with the audience.

Panelists included:

  • Lawrence S. Elbaum, Partner and Co-Head of Shareholder Activism, Vinson & Elkins
  • Sarah E. Fortt, Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets, Vinson & Elkins
  • Amy Lissauer, Managing Director, Head of Activism and Raid Defense, Bank of America Securities, Inc.
  • Jessica Wirth Strine, Managing Partner & CEO, Sustainable Governance Partners LLC
  • Lyndon Park, Head of Governance Solutions, ICR Inc.
  • Soo Kim, Founding Partner, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer, Standard General L.P.
  • Jared L. Landaw, Partner, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Barington Capital Group, L.P.
  • Dan Zacchei, President, Special Situations, Sloane & Company
  • John Jannarone, Editor-in-Chief, CorpGov (Moderator)

Webinar Replay: IPO Summit Featuring Sidley, Nasdaq, MorganFranklin & ICR

 

The webcast, hosted in partnership with Sidley Austin LLPMorganFranklin ConsultingNasdaqICR, and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association, included two panel discussions, followed by a live Q&A session.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 90 MINUTE EVENT

The panels covered the following topics:

  • Internal planning and readiness considerations
  • General and industry-specific considerations for companies planning to go public in 2020
  • Corporate governance/ESG considerations such as board composition and diversity
  • Traditional IPOs vs SPACs
  • The impact of volatility on investor appetite
  • Considerations for going public during election season

Panel participants included leading experts in IPO planning and execution, including:

  • Jeffrey Smith, Partner in Sidley Austin LLP’s M&A and Private Equity practice
  • Michael Heinz, Partner in Sidley Austin LLP’s Capital Markets practice
  • Karen Snow, Senior Vice President, Head of East Coast Listings & Capital Services, Nasdaq
  • Barbara Ard, Managing Director, Accounting & Transaction Services Lead, MorganFranklin Consulting
  • Lee Stettner, Co-Head of Capital Markets at ICR Capital
  • Kathleen Shelton Smith, Principal, Renaissance Capital
  • John Jannarone, Editor-in-Chief of IPO Edge

Webinar Replay: IPO Edge and Desert Hawk Gold – The Case for Gold in an Era of Unprecedented Money Printing

IPO Edge, in partnership with Desert Hawk Gold Corporation, owner of a fully-permitted, operating mine in Utah, and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association, a Florida trade association for financial professionals, hosted Webinar on Wednesday, June 24 at 4pm EST/1pm PST – The Case for Gold in an Era of Unprecedented Money Printing.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH A REPLAY OF THE WEBINAR

The Webinar featured Howard Crosby, Chairman of Desert Hawk Gold Corporation, an SEC reporting company that plans to list shares on a national exchange after the completion of its current offering.  The company will issue up to $10 million in shares to fund expansion of current mine assets, explore the Kiewit Mine, and for general working capital.

Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association and Off the Chain Capital Hosts “Turbulent Times: Why Add Bitcoin to Your Portfolio Now”

IPO Edge, in partnership with Off the Chain Capital, LLC, a digital currency & blockchain asset investment manager and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association, a Florida trade association for financial professionals, hosted a Webinar and audience Q&A on Tuesday, May 26 at 4pm EST – Turbulent Times: Why Add Bitcoin to Your Portfolio Now.

To watch a replay of the Webinar, please CLICK HERE 

SPACs – Can They Capitalize on the Current Environment?

IPO Edge and the Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association hosted a Webinar on Tuesday, April 14: SPACs – Can They Capitalize on the Current Environment? The Webinar, sponsored by Stifel and ICR, brought together investment bankers, advisors, and several senior executives with many years of collective experience running successful SPACs.

The Webcast replay is available here: WEBCAST REPLAY

Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association, CTEH, Nasdaq, and ICR Led First Webcast in “Reopening the Workplace” Series

CorpGov & The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association Hosted Panel with CTEH®, Nasdaq, Columbia Property Trust and ICR As state and local governments across the country phase out restrictions and allow companies to reopen, business leaders must be prepared to meet varying regulatory compliance and employee safety

As state and local governments across the country phase out restrictions and allow companies to reopen, business leaders must be prepared to meet varying regulatory compliance and employee safety rules and protocols. To help them navigate this ever-evolving guidance, CorpGov moderated the first panel in the Reopening the Workplace series on Thursday, May 21, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Highlights of the Webinar included a discussion of temperature checks, ventilation, communication formats, and the possibility of permanent remote work policies at companies like Twitter, Inc. and Shopify Inc., which recently made announcements on such plans.

To watch a replay of the Webcast please click here and use password: 1E&Jg^.5

The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association, CorpGov, & V&E Webinar – Best Corporate Governance During Coronavirus Crisis and Beyond

The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association & CorpGov welcomes you to watch and listen to a replay of Thursday’s Webinar: Best Corporate Governance Practices During the Coronavirus Crisis and Beyond, sponsored by Vinson & Elkins LLP.

Please follow this link for the replay, which includes a presentation deck (note audio begins after 30 seconds):

WEBINAR REPLAY LINK