IECA CLEG & PDIG NYC Seminar & Networking Event

Add to Calendar 2019-09-12 12:30:00 2019-09-12 18:00:00 IECA CLEG & PDIG NYC Seminar & Networking Event Description Reed Smith Offices International Energy Credit Association America/New_York public
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Reed Smith Offices

599 Lexington Avenue, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10022
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Join us for a day of networking and education sessions brought to you by two of the IECA's Education Groups: the IECA Contracts and Legal Education Group (CLEG) and Professionals for Diversity and Inclusion Education Group (PDIG).  Two impressive panels will speak on topics of significance to both education groups; the Benefits of Netting Agreements within Corporations for CLEG, and Exploring the Value of a Diverse Workplace for PDIG. 

Thursday, September 12
Location: September 12, Reed Smith offices NYC (Midtown)

Reed Smith LLP Offices
599 Lexington Avenue, 22nd Floor
New York, NY, 10022


12:30 p.m. - Luncheon and Registration
1:45 p.m. - Educational Session 1 – CLEG:
The Benefits of Netting Agreements within Corporations (1.0 CLE Credit)
3:15 p.m. - Refreshments and Coffee
3:30 p.m. - Educational Session 2 – PDIG: Exploring the Value of a Diverse Workplace (1.0 CLE Credit)
5:00 p.m. – Networking Reception

CLEG SESSION: The Benefits of Netting Agreements within Corporations

Description: A discussion of Master Netting Agreements (like the IECA Master Netting Agreement) and their benefits and uses. The panel will include legal, contracts and credit perspectives.  The discussion will include the business benefits of using a Master Netting Agreement; the process and issues that can arise in negotiating them; and their impact during bankruptcy and negative credit events. The goal of the session is for attendees to understand when and why they should use Master Netting Agreements and how they function in actual business dealings.

Learning Objectives
-Attendees should gain a greater understanding of Master Netting Agreements and their benefits and uses in actual business dealings
-Awareness of how different industries are using Master Netting Agreements and the impacts on their business
-Attendees will take away important information on how to structure Master Netting Agreements, specifically with respect to bankruptcy and negative credit event

Michael Carter, Citadel Americas LLC 
Daryl Rice, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

PDIG SESSION: Exploring the Value of a Diverse Workplace
Key insights from industry professionals on best practices for promoting and leveraging diversity and inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion continues to be a key topic in the corporate space and an area that leading firms are leveraging as a competitive advantage.  This session brings three senior members from the Legal, Banking and Trading industries together on a panel to discuss initiatives, hiring practices and overall strengths associated with D&I. The panelists will discuss the different approaches and views from their respective firms and provide examples of successful D&I plans put into practice.          

Learning Objectives
-Attendees should gain greater awareness of D&I advantages in the workplace
-Awareness of how different industries are managing the area of D&I
-Attendees will gain ideas into how to create a plan that fosters diversity and inclusion within their own organizations

Geoffrey G. Young, Reed Smith
Christine Dirringer, BNP Paribas
Jon Hammond, Euler Hermes Energy
Moderator: Jennifer Farrer, Founder and Principal, Jennifer Farrer Leadership and Culture

This event registration is currently closed. You will be able to register on-site.

Registrants will need a photo ID for check-in, and please arrive 10-15 minutes early for security.  If needed, there is an un-affiliated parking lot on 157 E 51st St. - Valet (575 Lex Garage).



$50 for Members
$125 for Non-Members