15th Annual

CAS Global Corporate Actions Forum


October 11, 2018


Chicago, IL

Hosted by

Corporate Action Section of the SIFMA Operations & Technology Society

Registration Rates – Until 10/10/18

  • CAS Member $150
  • Non-Member $400


Now in its 15th year, the Global Corporate Actions Forum, hosted by the Corporate Actions Section (CAS) of SIFMA’s Operations & Technology Society, returns to Chicago this fall on October 11, 2018.

Join operations and technology professionals from broker-dealers, banks, asset managers, service providers and clearing firms to discuss and collaborate on the latest challenges, regulations, and best practices affecting the Corporate Actions community.

With a focus on managing risk and improving processes in corporate actions, proxy, and settlement, this year’s program includes:

  • U.S. and Global Tax Regulations
  • Global Market Practices
  • Regulatory Perspective with FINRA, NYSE and NASDAQ
  • Transfer Agents, Brokers, and DTCC – Issues and Synergies
  • Break-out Sessions on Industry Challenges and Best Practices
  • Proxy and Corporate Actions Shareholder Communications Update
  • And more


8:00am – 6:00pm

Registration Desk Hours


Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

1 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Perched on the edge of the Loop, this award-winning and recently renovated hotel will captivate you from the moment you arrive with thoughtful amenities and world-class service for a modern conference experience.

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Hotel Accommodations

SIFMA has reserved a block of rooms at The Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel.

Rates will start at $289 per night and are quoted exclusive of applicable room tax (currently 17.4%), applicable service/hotel-specific fees, or other miscellaneous taxes.

Please note that the group rates are good through September 19, 2018, but rooms are limited and only available on a first-come, first-served basis–they may sell out early! After the block is sold out, the hotel’s market price applies, regardless of the date booking.

Be sure to confirm all cancellation policies and forfeiture of deposits directly with the hotel when booking your reservation.

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Media Inquiries
Contact Katrina Cavalli at 212.313.1181.

Contact Emily Reinus at 212.313.1339.

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Terms and Conditions

SIFMA reserves the right to remove, bar, or expel any attendee or guest from the conference for disruptive, disrespectful, or possibly illegal conduct, statements, or actions or for any reason which may tarnish the conference, SIFMA, or its members, in SIFMA’s sole discretion. SIFMA shall not refund any money paid for such attendee or guest to attend the conference, or for any travel expenses incurred to attend the conference.

Attendee Roster
For your name to be included in the Attendee Roster, your completed registration form and payment must be received no later than two weeks prior to the event. Registrations received after that time will not be included in the Roster.

Conference registration substitutions are welcome. Email [email protected] with the following information and we will confirm the change: original registrant’s full name, substitute registrant’s full name, mailing address, title, phone and email.

Refunds will granted for cancellations made three weeks prior to the start of the event. All cancellation requests are subject to a $100 processing fee and must be made in writing.