ACIC Membership Application Form

1. Candidate's Full Name
2. Business address
3. Practice locations
4. Disciplinary actions
5. Education
 Law schoolYear of Graduation
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Law school 2
Law school 3
* The College suggests that applicants have at least 3 years of practice.
6. Firms and organizations
 Firm/institution nameCity, state, or provincePosition/titleDates
Firm/Institution 1
Firm/Institution 2
Firm/Institution 3
Firm/Institution 4
Firm/Institution 5
7. Nominators
Fellows who submit nominations on your behalf must not be affiliated with the same firm. Any fellow in good standing may nominate you and can be submitted in writing by downloading the nomination form and submitting to the ACIC Administrative office or via the online submission process.
8. Please indicate by percentage the clients you customarily represent:
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Note: Sum of percentages must add up to 100%
9. Areas of practice
9A. Please indicate what percentage of your time is devoted to practice in the following areas as counsel to institutional investor’s only. "Institutional investors” includes insurance companies, pension funds, pension plans, foundations, endowments and similar entities.
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Please indicate if your private placement experience includes any of the following (and percentage of your time spent in these areas)
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10. Recent Transactions
 TransactionRoleType of Institutional Investors
Transaction 1
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11. Supervisory Role
12. Expertise
13. Other Factors

Fellows of the College are strongly encouraged to assist the College in the fulfillment of its Mission. Should you be admitted to the College, please indicate below your willingness to serve on the Committees of the College. Rank your preferences (1-5, with 1 as your first choice) and provide any information you feel relevant to skills that would be useful for such Committee membership.

Website & Social Media Committee The Website and Social Media Committee is responsible for the oversight and promotion of the College’s website and LinkedIn account.

The Transaction Process Management Committee is responsible for evaluating ways in which the efficiency of the institutional finance transaction process can be improved, including model documentation, due diligence and execution.

The Education Committee assists the Annual Meeting and Spring Forum co-chairs in developing and implementing the educational programs of the College and in identifying topics of current interest to be presented at educational luncheon meetings.

The Development Committee furthers member education and collegiality by periodically examining the substantive practice areas of its membership and making recommendations to the Board of Trustees and members regarding the focus of educational offerings and membership criteria.

The Communications Committee is responsible for communications among the College’s members and between the College and the larger investment community. The Committee’s responsibility includes the ongoing development and maintenance of the College’s web site and the publication of the College’s bi-annual newsletter.

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Become a Member

Membership Criteria

The Fellows of the College are admitted upon election by the Board of Trustees. To be eligible for consideration as a Fellow, a person must

  1. be a lawyer in active practice, in good standing and admitted to practice in the highest court of a state, commonwealth, district, province or country and
  2. devote a substantial portion of her or his time to the representation of one or more institutional investors with respect to institutional investments or otherwise have expertise in areas determined by the Board of Trustees to be relevant to institutional investments.

Application Requirements

Fill out the application pages that follow in their entirety. Please note that in steps 7a & 7b, applicants must have the endorsement of two nominations from ACIC Fellows. Fellows who submit nominations on your behalf must not be affiliated with the same firm. For example: one nomination can come from an ACIC Fellow at your law firm or institution; the second letter of recommendation must come from an ACIC Fellow who is not affiliated with your law firm or institution. This is detailed in question 7. Any fellow in good standing may nominate you. The nominations must be made in writing or via online submission.

 

Membership Process

Fellows of the College are admitted upon election by the Board of Trustees.

When you become a member of the ACIC.

  • Get access to state-of-the-art information and resources affecting the institutional investor community
  • Discuss cutting-edge topics with the experts and meet with fellow members at conferences
  • Obtain inexpensive CLE credit
  • Dues are $250/year