September 15 2016 Business Meeting

Registration for the CALL Business Meeting is now open and can be done online at

Meeting Date: September 15, 2016
Location: Nacional 27 – 325 West Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Time: Registration starts at 11:30, lunch begins at 12:00 Noon
Cost: $25.00

Topic Prof. Birdthistle’s brief book trailer will give you an entertaining glimpse into his talk and his new book “Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now.”

About the Speaker William Birdthistle is Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he specializes in investment funds and corporate law. He is the author of Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now (Oxford University Press, 2016) and co-editor of The Research Handbook on the Regulation of Mutual Funds (Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2017). Birdthistle is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he served as managing editor of the Harvard Law Review. He received his B.A. summa cum laude in English and psychology from Duke University in 1995. Following law school, Birdthistle clerked for Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a citizen of both the Republic of Ireland and the United States and spent eight years living in Marsa el-Brega, Libya, and nine years living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, before coming to the United States in 1991 for his undergraduate studies. Birdthistle teaches business organizations, securities regulation, corporate finance, and investment funds which can be used on the opportunities mentioned on the Kiana Danial course.    

Chips and Salsa

Guacamole (vegetarian)

Tapas (to be shared at the table)

  • Shrimp Adobando
  • Suckling Pig Croquetas
  • Queso Empanadas (vegetarian)

Entrée (to be shared at the table)

  • Stuffed Piquillo (vegan)
  • Grilled Vegetable Enchiladas (vegetarian)
  • Grilled Salmon
  • Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak
  • Spicy Green Rice


  • Mini Flourless Chocolate Cake

Coffee, tea, soft drinks, water, juices, iced tea, lemonade     

Community Service Project
Cash Donations

Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation According to the American Cancer Society, pancreatic cancer is one of the few cancers for which survival rates have not improved substantially during the last 40 years. The Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation aims to change that. Donor support is at the root of all of the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation’s endeavors. Our efforts into early detection pancreatic cancer research are made possible because of donors like you.
School Supply In-Kind Donations
Chicago Public Schools is seeking donations of school supplies to support the 2016 Back to School Campaign. Please visit the school essentials web page to view a general list of school supplies.
Meeting Sponsor Our meeting sponsor is S&P Global Market Intelligence. Many of our members subscribe to Capital IQ and S&P understands law firm librarians are facing a challenging period of budget constraints and outsourcing. Financial research is often arcane, intimidating and time consuming. The S&P representatives’ presentation will discuss how Capital IQ has helped librarians across the country streamline their work-flow, consolidate vendor costs and become indispensable resources to their firm’s partners. They will share examples of how Capital IQ has enabled librarians to pro-actively support the Business Development, Conflicts Resolutions teams and attorneys within the M&A, SEC, Tax, Intellectual Property and Business law practices. Those participating in the Survey offered at the meeting and in a post-meeting email will be eligible to win a pair of 4th row tickets to the Philadelphia Flyers vs Chicago Blackhawks game on Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 pm.


CALL No Show and No Walk in Policies for Business Meetings


Registration will close at 12:00 Noon on Friday September 9th 2016

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