Thursday, February 28, 2013

Meet alumni in law & sustainability next week!

"Learn How to Obtain A Security Clearance with the US Government" 
Mark Zaid '89
Monday, March 4th, 2013
5:00 pm
Meliora 203

Join UR Alum Mark S. Zaid, Esq.'89, a renowned national security attorney who represents federal employees within the Intelligence (including spies), Military and Law Enforcement Communities, as well as defense contractors, to learn how he obtains and maintains his clients' access to classified information. Mark will guide students through the process of completing an SF-86 National Security Questionnaire, explain what to expect during polygraph examinations, and provide advice on how to maximize your chances to qualify for federal employment requiring a security clearance. This is a unique opportunity for any UR student who is interested in Summer Federal Internships or a career path in such agencies as the CIA, NSA, FBI, Foreign Service or military.


“Environmental market failure and its consequences”
Eric Bettelheim ‘72
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
1:00 pm
The Career Center Conference Room – Meliora 302

Eric Bettelheim is an internationally recognized expert in environmental and financial markets and investment. He is a Founder and was Executive Chairman of Sustainable Forestry Management (SFM) Ltd, from 1999 to 2009. He established SFM as a private group of companies dedicated to realizing value from the ethical and sustainable use of tropical and sub-tropical forests including the environmental services which they provide. Eric is widely regarded as a leading pioneer in the development of forest and land-use carbon market policy and investment. He has worked extensively with private, public and non-governmental institutions to promote investment throughout the developing world to provide sustainable livelihoods in restored and preserved forest ecosystems. 


Eric practiced as a commercial lawyer for twenty-five years and is a specialist in the law and regulation of financial institutions and financial products. His clients have included investment and commercial banks, investment funds, commodities dealers, securities brokers and securities and derivatives exchanges and clearing-houses throughout the world. He has published numerous articles and papers on the subjects of financial law and regulation, as well as on environmental markets and climate change. He was co-editor and contributor to a seminal work on carbon sequestration published by The Royal Society. His work on financial, commodity and environmental markets has been published by many leading journals. He has chaired and presented at numerous conferences and symposia across the globe.
Please RSVP to michelle.marks-hook@rochester.edu if you plan to attend

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