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April 27, 2020

THIS WEEK: MSCI Will Host Two COVID-19-Related Webinars

Industry intelligence is more important than ever and MSCI already begun delivering it in a virtual way. That’s why this week, MSCI will host two webinars related to issues surrounding COVID-19.

On Wednesday, April 29 at 11 a.m. CT, MSCI will host U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC) Vice President for Congressional and Public Affairs Ron Eidshaug and Erik Rust, director of the USCC’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, to discuss the status of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, and to provide an update on the Federal Reserve’s efforts to start its Main Street Lending Program. Eidshaug and Rust will provide an overview of the qualifications for each program, and will outline how the loans will be calculated and distributed. They also will discuss local, state, and federal efforts to reopen the economy and bring non-essential industries back to work. Register here.

On Thursday, April 30 at 11 a.m., MSCI will host a webinar featuring Maj. Gen. (Ret) Malcolm Frost, a senior faculty member at Thayer Leader Development Group, who will discuss the executive’s role in leading through the COVID-19 pandemic. Frost will explain how CEOs, executive teams and companies can come out of the crisis with stronger  bonds with their clients, improved relationships and connectivity to external stakeholders, and resilient systems and processes to deal with future crises. Click here to register.

And don’t forget to check out our past webinars:

  • On April 20, MSCI hosted a virtual fireside chat featuring Washington University Olin Business School’s Dr. Samuel Chun to discuss the various business-related aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to watch.
  • On April 6, MSCI hosted a webinar with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to discuss COVID-19 federal aid programs for businesses. Click here to watch.
  • On April 1, MSCI hosted a webinar with Keybridge Research, which discussed the ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19 and the likely impacts on the industrial metals end markets and related industries. Click here to watch.