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McDermott Adds Cross-Border M&A and Private Equity Focused Partner

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CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — International law firm McDermott Will & Emery expanded its Transactions practice today with the addition of Christian Fabian who joined as partner in the Chicago office. Christian's practice focuses on M&A and private equity with particular expertise in cross-border transactions involving Latin America. The addition of Christian expands the Firm's capabilities in its growing Latin America group, and adds bench strength to the Firm's robust M&A and private equity practices.

“Christian's experience leading international businesses and equity sponsors through significant cross-border transactions builds on our transactions strengths, particularly in the Latin America markets,” said Harris Siskind, global head of McDermott's Transactions Group. “Christian is not only a technically excellent lawyer, but a client service all-star and we're excited to have him on board.”

Christian joins on the heels of more than 20 high-profile partner hires McDermott's Transactions group made in 2020 across key focus areas including M&A, Private Equity, Restructuring, Energy and Corporate Finance.

“I'm thrilled to join McDermott's thriving Transactions group and a Firm with a strong reputation for client collaboration and achieving business objectives,” added Christian. “As we continue to face uncertain times, I'm confident that McDermott's platform is well-suited to help clients successfully navigate the global transactional landscape.”

Christian represents clients across several industries, including gaming, automotive, food and beverage, consulting, healthcare, life sciences, infrastructure and technology in complex public and private mergers, tender offers, stock and asset acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He advises clients regarding private equity investments, recapitalizations, private placements of securities and other corporate finance matters, as well as corporate governance and securities law matters.

Christian holds a JD from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and a BSE from Oakland University.

About McDermott 
McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. Our team works seamlessly across practices and industries to deliver highly effective—and often unexpected—solutions that propel success. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.

 

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ACE Academy is Set to Elevate Advisor Expectations and take the Virtual Learning Environment by Storm

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DENVER, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Like 2020, 2021 continues to shepherd a big transformation of the work environment with a rapid evolution of virtual environments. This transformation brings remote learning to center stage, as financial professionals continue to hone their skills and expand their expertise from their home offices.

“ACE Academy offers Ivy league executive education in the form of a conference,” said Devin Ekberg, CIMA, CPWA, CFA

As many things in life have shifted to online experiences, expectations have been elevated.  The online work environment has altered attention spans and created a thirst for programming that drive results. The Investments & Wealth Institute's upcoming ACE Academy is designed to do just that. Styled after the executive education “master class” programs familiar to Institute membership, ACE Academy creates professional development opportunities with a blend of Ivy League curriculum, practical solutions, and entertainment.  

On April 26 – 27, 2021, ACE Academy will bring together highly accomplished and highly sought-after all-stars such as Nobel Laureates Robert Merton, PhD from MIT and Sir Angus Deaton from Princeton University. The program also features global economist Dambisa Moyo and Raghuram Rajan, PhD, Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago and 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.  New York Times bestseller and author of Atomic Habits, James Clear joins the lineup; and other leaders in the field, including twelve PhDs, nine tenured professors, four economists, two psychologists, and two JDs. ACE Academy attendees will leave the two-day virtual conference with actionable intelligence to move their careers and businesses forward, amid a pandemic.

“We are excited to bring together legends from universities such as Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Wharton, MIT and Chicago and foster meaningful dialogue and insights,” said Sean R. Walters, CAE®, chief executive officer. “ACE Academy allows practitioners hear first-hand from leading experts how to provide value in the face of disruption and change.”

“The Institute's conferences are designed to grant exclusive access to the most prominent and influential people in the financial industry. Between this agenda, the experience, and networking opportunities, ACE Academy offers Ivy league executive education in the form of a conference.” added Devin Ekberg, CIMA®, CPWA®, CFA®, Chief Learning Officer and Managing Director of Content Development. “After an inventive year for virtual events, it's one of the best programs I've seen anywhere in the industry.”  

ACE Academy will offer more than 25 different sessions and a minimum of 25 Institute continuing education (CE) credit hours. Register today to get compelling insights and strategies to help you navigate the changing and highly competitive environment.

Learn more by visiting content.investmentsandwealth.org/2021ace

To learn more about the Institute visit http://www.investmentsandwealth.org/

 

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Remark Holdings Adjourns Special Shareholder Meeting Until April 6, 2021

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK), a diversified global technology company with leading artificial intelligence (“AI”) solutions and digital media properties, today announced the adjournment of its special shareholder meeting until Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET, to provide additional time to solicit votes to reach a quorum and conduct business.

Remark Holdings, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Remark Media, Inc.)

About Remark Holdings, Inc.

Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK) delivers an integrated suite of AI solutions that enable businesses and organizations to solve problems, reduce risk and deliver positive outcomes. The company's easy-to-install AI products are being rolled out in a wide range of applications within the retail, public safety and workplace arenas. The company also owns and operates an e-commerce digital media property focused on a luxury beach lifestyle. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, with additional operations in Los Angeles, California and in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Hangzhou, China. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.remarkholdings.com.

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E. Brian Harvey
Senior Vice President of Capital Markets and Investor Relations
Remark Holdings, Inc.
[email protected]
702-701-9514

Fay Tian
Vice President of Investor Relations
[email protected]
(+1) 626-623-2000
(+86) 13702108000

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Learn How Loan Officers are Creating Customers for Life by Leveraging FinTech and Winning Big in the Process!

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SAN DIEGO, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Synergy One Lending, home of The Modern Mortgage Experience, in their latest webinar series, THE SHIFT, presents “Winning Big with FinTech” on March 3rd at 11am PST with Henry Cason, one of the foremost authorities on the digital mortgage landscape, former head of digital strategy at Fannie Mae and the Creator of Fannie Mae's Day 1 Certainty Program. Cason, now CEO at FinLocker, addresses how fintech allows lenders to venture well beyond the mortgage transaction to meet the paradigm shift happening in consumer finance. Learn how top producers are positioning themselves with technology as they build highly engaged customers for life, especially in the Gen Z and Millennial segments. Click here to secure your spot today! Synergy One Lending is based in San Diego, CA, with Operational HUBS in Roseville, Boise, Denver and Dallas. Contact Aaron Nemec or Ben Green to learn more about S1L.

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