Corporate Action Events 201

Update your perspective on this challenging function. This is a critical need to buy-side and sell-side firms due to the ongoing increase in the types, and volume, of corporate actions in recent years. Learn about the different types of events, their impact on investors and the infrastructure required from firms to support this function. Explore liabilities associated with corporate actions processing as well as mitigation techniques to improve client services, facilitate processing and identify potential problems before they become a reality.


  • Definitions of common events
  • Processing flows
  • Risks associated with corporate actions
  • Reference data challenges
  • Sources of information
  • Types of corporate action events


  • Examine process gaps
  • Identify associated risks
  • Learn associated terminology
  • Raise awareness of unique event data
  • Recognize risks to participants
  • Review different event process flows

Staff from the Following Areas Should Attend:

  • Corporate Actions
  • Corporate Trust
  • Information Technology
  • Middle Office
  • Operations
  • Risk Management