Weekly Newsletter – May 5, 2014

SAIS International Finance Club Weekly Newsletter – May 5, 2014

Welcome to the final SAIS International Finance Club newsletter of this academic year!

Spring 2014 has been a busy semester for the club. Over the last 11 weeks, the leadership worked diligently to bring to you 6 events centered around our 4th Annual Finance 101 Lecture Series, they are:

• Personal Finance 101 with Professor Gordon Bodnar and Professor Mark White
• Impact Investing 101 featuring Overseas Private Investment Corporation
• Turmoil in Emerging Market with Professor John Lipsky
• Financial Regulations 101 with Professor Winthrop Brown
• Careers in Energy Finance – A Panel Discussion
• Capital Markets 101 featuring Neil Shenai

We would like to thank all our speakers, and especially our faculty advisers- Professor Gordon Bodnar and Professor Roger Leeds, as well as our Career Services adviser, Ms. Julie Neill, for their continuing support and guidance of the club.

If you have any suggestions for the events or interested in joining the leadership, email us at saisinternationalfinance@gmail.com

Finally, congrats on graduating for second year members! For first year members, good luck with Finals exams and see you after summer.

–Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership


September 4-5: Asia Investment Banking Conference 2014
Held for the 6th year running, the AIBC is the largest student-run conference in Asia focused on corporate advisory and financial markets. Students who are interested in finance and are keen on investment banking in Asia are strongly recommended to attend, as there will be insightful panel discussions and networking opportunities. Participating firms include Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs.

Details of conference:
Date: 4th-5th September 2014
Time: 0900h – 1800h
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)

To attend as a delegate, students can register online via website. Additionally, students may participate in the case study competition and stand a chance to get fast-tracked to a summer internship with Credit Suisse in Hong Kong/Singapore. As slots are filling up fast, interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Poster of AIBC attached at the end of newsletter. For additional info, contact registration@lseaibc.com


May 7: “The Garment Industry in Bangladesh: One Year After the Rana Plaza Collapse” – Shamarukh Mohiuddin, president of Lift Up Asia and executive director of the U.S. Bangladesh Advisory Council, will discuss this topic. Wednesday at 4:30 PM. Rome 806. To RSVP, email saisilo@jhu.edu

May 8: “Inter-Korean Economic Cooperation to Prepare an Era of Unification” – Various speakers will discuss this topic during an all-day conference. Thursday 9:00AM – 5:00PM. Nitze Auditorium. Contact US-Korea Institute for more information.


May 7: “Breakfast with Demetrios Marantis, former Deputy USTR” – With Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the closing stages, join Ambassador Marantis for a candid conversation about where the negotiations currently stand and the political dynamics at play. Ambassador Marantis will also discuss some of the practical benefits that companies will derive from the deal once it is concluded.Wednesday 9:00 am – 10:30 am. Washington International Trade Association. For more information click here
Newsletter Contributors
On-Campus Events: Cynthia Wang
Off-Campus Events: Jingwen Lu
Jobs & Internships: Emily Chen

Stay up-to-date with club events on the SAIS International Finance Club website.

Add Finance Club events to your Google calendar by entering saisinternationalfinance@gmail.com in the “Add a friend’s calendar” text box under “Other calendars”. Alternatively, you can view the calendar using the following addresses:

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