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Lessons from a 30-Year Career in Finance: An Evening with Ted Truscott

Ted Truscott enlightened an FWSF crowd with tales from his 30-year and still flourishing career during November's industry expert event held at the historic U.S. Bank building.

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Joanne Medero on Derivatives Regulation After Dodd-Frank

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Joanne Medero, Managing Director of Blackrock, Inc., provided an impressive and informative presentation on the very technical area of "Derivatives Regulation After Dodd-Frank" to FWSF Members and guests.

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New Payments Networks and Virtual Currencies: Are They the Future of Payments?

Our panel, including FWSF member Erin McCune, discusses how new payments networks, some utilizing virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Ripple, have the potential to improve the financial system by reducing payment-transaction costs for consumers, small businesses, and nonprofits, both domestically and internationally. Public acceptance and usage is growing fast, but from a small base. At the same time, these alternate payment schemes have attracted the attention of regulators and law enforcement concerned about their potential usage for money laundering and criminal activity. Are they the future of payments or a playground for criminals?

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2013 FWOTY Luncheon

"I could have listened to her all day," was the comment heard at our table as everyone stood to applaud Pat Yarrington as she concluded her remarks at the 2013 Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon on September 27th at the SF Hyatt Regency.

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PLANNING AHEAD with Kristi Royse

Businesses plan all the time, but in the hustle and bustle of daily lives, our own personal plans often get back-burnered. Consultant Kristi Royse showed a packed room how to create our own personal strategic plan for achieving what we want out of life with a straight-forward approach in a thought-provoking program in October, 2013.

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