2014 Events


Activist Investors: To engage, or not to engage, that is the question.

Wednesday November 5, 2014 | 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Pacific Club, Newport Beach

 David Robbins  Tom Germinario  Michael McConnell Michael Sitrick   On Wednesday, November 5, FCD will present another important topic. David Robbins, partner at Bingham McCutchen, will moderate a panel with Tom Germinario, Senior Vice President at proxy solicitor DF King & Co.; Michael McConnell, chairman and acting CEO of Spark Networks, and former head of […]


Are Capital Markets in the Fed’s Crosshairs

Thursday October 23, 2014 | 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Westin South Coast Plaza

The Financial Stability Oversight Council—this topic may not be entertaining—but it is critical.

5th Annual Executive Compensation Summit

Thursday October 16, 2014 | 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM | The Pacific Club

Be prepared for the 2015 proxy season at the 5th Annual Executive Compensation Summit.



Tuesday April 15, 2014 | 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM | The Pacific Club

Three leading Orange County private equity professionals discuss the virtues of investing in the manufacturing sector vs. the consumer products sector.


19th Annual Director of the Year Awards

Thursday February 27, 2014 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM | The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

View photos from this year’s gala evening.


Breakfast with SEC Commissioner Gallagher

Friday January 24, 2014 | 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM | The Hotel Irvine (formerly the Hyatt Regency Irvine

SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher will visit Orange County on January 24, 2014 to discuss “A Renewed Perspective on SEC Priorities.”