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Large Firm Secretarial Managers/Supervisors Roundtable
Apr-16-2019 When:
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Barnes & Thornburg
1 N. Wacker
Suite 4400
Chicago, IL 60606

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
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Join your other large firm counterparts at this Secretarial Managers & Supervisors Roundtable! Please make sure you RSVP!

Thank you to Barnes & Thornburg for hosting this event!

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GCC Board Meeting - April 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Gould & Ratner, 222 North LaSalle Street, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gcc-board-meeting-april-2019-tickets-60319432045?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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May 2019 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-17-2019 When:
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Pugh, Jones & Johnson, P.C.
180 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/may-2019-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60318115106?aff=rss

Event Details:

The Greater Chicago Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators announces a NEW opportunity for you to learn new skills and expand your knowledge! If you are an Administrator for a small or mid-size firm, or a local branch office of a large firm, this new educational series is for you.  We will offer a variety of timely, focused topics relevant to offices of your size.  Join us for lunch on the first Wednesday of each month!

May Topic: Kick-Off Meeting / ALA Conference Panel Discussion

Our Kick-Off Meeting will consist of a panel discussion of the best take-aways from the ALA Annual Conference. Couldn’t make the conference? We’ll provide you with some valuable and applicable information on a variety of topics!

In addition to great feedback from our panelists, we will raffle valuable resource materials from the conference book store at the kick off meeting.  

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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2019 Meet the New Board, Members and Business Partners Social Event
Apr-16-2019 When:
Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)

Where:
Roanoke Restaurant (2nd Floor)
135 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60602

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Networking


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-meet-the-new-board-members-and-business-partners-social-event-tickets-59362458712?aff=rss

Event Details:

Join the Association of Legal Administrators Greater Chicago Chapter on May 2nd from 4:30 - 7:30 PM at Roanoke Restaurant to meet the new Board, new Members & 2019-2020 Business Partners!

Questions?  Please contact businesspartners@alachicago.org.



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COO & ED Roundtable Breakfast 2019.5.8
Apr-15-2019 When:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (CDT)

Where:
Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff, PC
222 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


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The Greater Chicago Chapter of the ALA invites you to the next COO & ED Roundtable Breakfast, hosted and facilitated by Patricia Winter, CLM, , Executive Director at Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff, PC. This gathering is an opportunity to network and discuss issues relevant to law firm Chief Operating Officers and Executive Directors. 

Breakfast will be provided. This event is free for members of the Greater Chicago Chapter of the ALA.


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May 2019 Bi-Monthly Educational Luncheon: Succession Planning
Apr-17-2019 When:
Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
155 N Upper Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60606

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/may-2019-bi-monthly-educational-luncheon-succession-planning-tickets-59958642915?aff=rss

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Joint LMA/ALA Event

PRESENTER:  GrowthPlay

SPEAKERS:  Tasneem Khokha and Holly Barocio

TITLE:  Business Continuity:  Moving Beyond Succession Planning with a Client-Centric Approach

DATE:  Thursday, May 23rd

TIME:  11:30-12:00 Networking and Registration

12:00 – 1:00 Program

DESCRIPTION:

The legal industry struggles with loss of relationships due to the retirement or departure of primary relationship attorneys.  Join us in this interactive session to:

*Understand the distinctions between succession planning and business continuity;

*Create an approach to business continuity that is focused on the client’s best interests; and

*Develop a practical plan for implementing client centric business continuity in your firm.

 

PLACE: 
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
155 N. Wacker Drive


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GCC Board Meeting - May 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
191 N. Wacker Dr.
Ste. 3700
Chicago, IL 60606

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gcc-board-meeting-may-2019-tickets-60319603558?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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June 2019 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Miller Shakman & Beem LLP
180 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/june-2019-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60321111067?aff=rss

Event Details:

The Greater Chicago Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators announces a NEW opportunity for you to learn new skills and expand your knowledge! If you are an Administrator for a small or mid-size firm, or a local branch office of a large firm, this new educational series is for you.  We will offer a variety of timely, focused topics relevant to offices of your size.  Join us for lunch on the first Wednesday of each month!

June Topic: 

If a sedentary life is the new “smoking”, imagine what sitting at your desk all day is doing to you! Dr. Odisho of The Chicago Fix will talk about the stress of sitting, and the pitfalls of lack of exercise.

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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GCC Board Meeting - June 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
BRYAN CAVE LEIGHTON PAISNER LLP
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4300
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gcc-board-meeting-june-2019-tickets-60319704861?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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GCC Board Meeting - July 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Pugh, Jones & Johnson, P.C.
180 North LaSalle Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gcc-board-meeting-july-2019-tickets-60319787107?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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August 2019 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Building Conference Room
180 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/august-2019-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60321362820?aff=rss

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August Topic: An Informal and Intimate Vendor Fair 

Hard to find time to meet with our business partners? Come visit with a small group of our Chapter’s business partners in a comfortable setting to learn about their businesses and how they can help you.

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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Board Meeting - August 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
McGuireWoods LLP
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4400
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/board-meeting-august-2019-tickets-60319827227?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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September 2019 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
TBD

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/september-2019-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60321769035?aff=rss

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September Topic: Secretarial and Administrative Staff Training Ideas 

Led by a panel of Administrators from firms who do not have the luxury of a training department, learn about innovative and affordable ideas to keep your staff on top of their game.

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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Board Meeting - September 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Locke Lord LLP
111 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/board-meeting-september-2019-tickets-60320139160?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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Board Meeting - October 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC
140 S. Dearborn Street
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60603

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/board-meeting-october-2019-tickets-60320280583?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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November 2019 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
TBD

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/november-2019-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60321826206?aff=rss

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November Topic: Marketing on a Budget 

If you are involved in preparing marketing materials, responding to RFPs, creating ads, or even keeping your website relevant, marketing experts and business partners will discuss ways in which they can help you meet your marketing needs and not break the bank.

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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Board Meeting - November 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP
191 North Wacker Drive
Suite 1601
Chicago, IL 60606

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/board-meeting-november-2019-tickets-60320318697?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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December 2019 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
TBD

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/december-2019-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60321926506?aff=rss

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December Topic: Your Firm’s Employee Assistance Program 

How does it really work, and what can you learn from their team to help you deal with a substance abuse issue or other difficult circumstance among your employees.

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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Board Meeting - December 2019
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
233 South Wacker Drive
6300 Willis Tower
Chicago, IL 60606

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/board-meeting-december-2019-tickets-60320453099?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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January 2020 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
Building Conference Room
180 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/january-2020-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60321700831?aff=rss

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January Topic: Red Cross CPR Training 

It is likely that an Administrator would be involved in the event an employee needs emergency assistance. After completing this one hour session, and an on-line session prior to attending, you will earn your Red Cross certification training in adult CPR. (The Red Cross charges a small fee for this program.)

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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Board Meeting - January 2020
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
BRYAN CAVE LEIGHTON PAISNER LLP
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4300
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/board-meeting-january-2020-tickets-60320715885?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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February 2020 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
TBD

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/february-2020-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60321951581?aff=rss

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February Topic: Safety and Security 

Learn to recognize the warning signs of a troubled employee, and how to safely react when faced with a potential threat. Conducted by members of the Chicago Police Department.

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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Board Meeting - February 2020
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
David Friedman
135 South LaSalle Street
36th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/board-meeting-february-2020-tickets-60320844269?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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March 2020 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Where:
TBD

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-2020-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60322010758?aff=rss

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March Topic: 

Scott Watson’s back to discuss DOL wage issues, and the problems and pitfalls of misclassifying employees!

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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Board Meeting - March 2020
Apr-12-2019 When:
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
Gould & Ratner
222 North LaSalle Street
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60601

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/board-meeting-march-2020-tickets-60321017788?aff=rss

Event Details:

If you are interested in attending this Board Meeting, please contact the ALA Greater Chicago Chapter at staff@alachicago.org.


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April 2020 Small & Mid-Size Firm Meeting (ALA GCC Members Only)
Apr-12-2019 When:
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Where:
TBD

Hosted By:
Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA - Meetings


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/april-2020-small-mid-size-firm-meeting-ala-gcc-members-only-tickets-60322035833?aff=rss

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April Topic: 

As we wrap up another year with GCC, we look to you to share “the best new thing you implemented this year at your firm.”  This event will be followed by a cocktail hour and opportunity to mingle with a limited group of business partners.

Questions? Please contact Mary Ann Rojas.


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2018 Advanced Financial Administration for Legal Management Professionals
Aug-09-2018 When:


Where:


Hosted By:
GCC-ALA Events


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Held immediately before ALA's Regional Legal Management Conferences in Chicago and Austin, ALA’s Advanced Financial Administration for Legal Management Professionals will specifically focus on issues and challenges facing those responsible for firm financials and profitability. This workshop will offer deep-dive financial educational sessions and expert speakers specifically focused on law firm financial management.

To Register for this Event, please Visit: https://www.alanet.org/events/2018-events/finance-workshop-for-legal-professionals


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ALA's 2020 Annual Conference & Expo
Aug-09-2018 When:


Where:
Salt Palace Convention Center
100 South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Hosted By:
GCC-ALA Events


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alas-2020-annual-conference-expo-tickets-48922878647?aff=rss

Event Details:

The Association of Legal Administrators has specially designed its events to advance the development of professionals from all walks of law.

Networking opportunities are paired with educational sessions for general legal management professionals and functional specialists alike, from human resources and finance to office management and business development.

ALA's Annual Conference & Expo can help you solve the challenges that face your firm or office.

  • Solve problems with advice from peers who have been there

  • Make important connections with colleagues and business partners

  • Discover the latest technologies and solutions in the exhibit hall

  • Earn continuing education credits

To Register for this Event, please Visit: https://www.alanet.org/


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ALA's 2021 Annual Conference & Expo
Aug-09-2018 When:


Where:
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Hosted By:
GCC-ALA Events


Register for this event now at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alas-2021-annual-conference-expo-tickets-48923255775?aff=rss

Event Details:

The Association of Legal Administrators has specially designed its events to advance the development of professionals from all walks of law.

Networking opportunities are paired with educational sessions for general legal management professionals and functional specialists alike, from human resources and finance to office management and business development.

ALA's Annual Conference & Expo can help you solve the challenges that face your firm or office.

  • Solve problems with advice from peers who have been there

  • Make important connections with colleagues and business partners

  • Discover the latest technologies and solutions in the exhibit hall

  • Earn continuing education credits

To Register for this Event, please Visit: https://www.alanet.org/


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