Actions Speak Louder Than Words NIRI Los Angeles hosted a luncheon event on April 5th with the self-proclaimed "Body Language Lady" – Jan Hargrave – to learn how to use visual cues to gauge sincerity and confidence during meetings and negotiations.
On February 7, 2018, NIRI LA and the Society for Corporate Governance hosted a conversation and luncheon with Greg Taxin, founding principal of boutique advisory firm, Spotlight Advisors, that specializes in providing assistance in activist investor situations. Greg highlighted the latest activism trends and provided insight on how we can work with our Board and executives to prepare for activist pressure from shareholders. His full presentation is attached for review.
Buy-side / Sell-side Luncheon Panel: How to effectively engage and compete for capital The NIRI Los Angeles Chapter hosted a luncheon on September 29, 2016 with a real-world discussion on effective ways to engage and compete for capital.
NIRI Los Angeles and NACD Southern California Chapter hosted a joint luncheon on February 16, 2016, featuring Maggie Wilderotter, Executive Chairman of Frontier Communications, one of the nation's largest broadband, video and voice companies.
Could IEX Change the Way Markets Operate? On March 19, 2015, the NIRI LA Chapter a luncheon featuring guest speaker Ronan Ryan of IEX. Mr. Ryan was featured as one of the main protagonists in Michael Lewis' account of the high-frequency trading markets published last year - Flash Boys: A Wall