Archive for the ‘Where I've Been’ Category

Speaking Engagements/Conferences

By Francine • Apr 15th, 2014

Coming up: A visit to Old Dominion University and the Hampton Roads Economic Club and Benedictine University, Lisle, IL.

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Guest Lectures At Stanford Graduate School Business

By Francine • Feb 22nd, 2014

My notes for guest lectures (there were two sections, back-to-back) February 10, 2014 for Bus F332/Law 725, Finance and Society, at Stanford University Graduate School of Business, taught by Professor Anat Admati. Emphasis: The auditors’ role in corporate governance in financial institutions and specifically how auditors not inadvertently stifle the actual use of compensation clawbacks.

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Top Finance Bloggers in Chicago According to Crain’s

By Francine • Nov 2nd, 2013

I’m very proud to have been included in the Crain’s Chicago Business list of top local finance bloggers.

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McKenna Gives Luncheon Keynote For Professional Liability Defense Federation Annual Meeting

By Francine • Oct 11th, 2013

I was the luncheon speaker on October 10, 2013 at the annual meeting of the Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF). Here is the text of my remarks.

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McKenna Speaks: The Committee For Monetary Research And Education

By Francine • Sep 2nd, 2013

Do you want to learn more about those who push for a return to the gold standard? Do you know the common thread between JP Morgan, Madoff’s biggest feeder fund, Chesapeake Energy, and MF Global? Here’s a speech I gave back in May 2012 in New York to the Committee for Monetary Research and Education that touches on both topics.

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McKenna Speaks to Market Technicians Association Chicago

By Francine • Feb 20th, 2013

On February 19, 2013, I spoke to the Chicago Chapter of the Market Technicians Association. The topic was, “Risk 2013: Protecting Your Trading Accounts From Fraud”.

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McKenna Appears On “Chicago Tonight” Talking About Business Ethics

By Francine • Aug 10th, 2012

I appeared July 17 on Chicago Tonight, a nightly news program produced by WTTW, Channel 11, the public television station in Chicago. The show is hosted by Phil Ponce, a very interesting guy who was really good at wrangling the three cats on this panel. I was joined by John Lothian and Professor Laura Pincus-Hartman of [...]

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What Is A Corporate Secretary And Why Am I A Panelist At Their Annual Meeting?

By Francine • Jun 11th, 2012

I’m a panelist July 12 for, “Auditors, the Board and Shareholders: An Evolving Relationship,” at the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals Annual Meeting in Washington DC.

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McKenna At Compliance Week Annual Conference 2012

By Francine • May 30th, 2012

I’ll be covering the Compliance Week Annual Conference in Washington D.C. next week June 4-6, 2012 at the Mayflower Hotel. The venue alone is worth the price of the ticket! This year I will also be moderating/hosting several panels. See you there!

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McKenna At Georgia Southern Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference

By Francine • May 24th, 2012

I spoke at the Georgia Southern University’s Center for Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business Sixth Annual Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference at the Hilton Desoto, Savannah on May 15-17, 2012. My topic was “Auditors as ‘Whistleblowers’: The Auditors’ Responsibility to Report Fraud and Illegal Acts.”

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