Events & News - 25 February 2015
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  An Introduction to Coaching: Set Your Goals
and Master a Changing Environment
Milan, 26 February - UBI Banca - 6 pm

The workshop is an introduction to coaching: what it is, how it works and how it can bring your goals to reality.
Daniela Piccolo, HR expert and Business Coach, will present the main phases of a coaching program: goal setting in a safe environment, creative process, multiple action plans, self-awareness, commitment and goal achievement. At the end of the presentation the coach will be available for brief one-to-one introductory coaching sessions.
This event is an exclusive benefit of CFA Society Italy Active Members.
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  2015 CFA Italian Research Challenge
Milan, 3 March - PwC - 5:30 pm

CFA Society Italy offers students the unique opportunity to learn from leading industry experts and compete with peers from the world’s top business schools. This annual educational initiative is designed to promote best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis and presentation skills. This year teams from Politecnico di Milano, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milano, Università Commerciale L. Bocconi, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Università degli Studi di Padova, Università di Pavia, Università degli Studi di Trieste will take part to the CFA Italian Research Challenge. The public company being analysed is Datalogic. The teams will have to complete their report on Datalogic by the 17 February. The competition culminates in a presentation and defense of that research to a panel of investment industry experts. The presentations will take place on the 3 March. For further information and registration click here

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  QE and European Corporate Bonds
Milan, 10 March - Hotel de la Ville - 12 pm

With the QE steamroller of the ECB shoving a wall of money into EU government bonds, covered bonds and ABS, investors are being pushed up the risk curve. The crowding out at the lowest end of the risk spectrum increases allocation to the next segment: euro investment grade credits. Does this mean the asset class no longer offers reasonable opportunities to make money? Does the low yield on European high quality corporate bonds imply investors should shy away from this space altogether? Rik den Hartog, CFA of Kempen Capital Management will explain how a close look at the market does reveal some interesting opportunities for sophisticated investors, which can be exploited by active managers using the right tools.
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  CFA Program Revision Sessions - Register Now!
Milan, 16-17 April | 17-18 April | 18-19 April

CFA Society Italy will give CFA Candidates a helping hand in their preparation of June Exam offering a 2 days course, held by qualified teachers, on the most challenging parts of the program. Candidates will also have the opportunity of keeping in email contact with the teachers from the course date to the exam date.
Discounts available for early bird registrations and CFASI active Members.
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  The 3rd Edition of the CFA Society Italy ETF Allocation Awards has started with the partnership of iShares, the world leading ETF provider. This year the initiative is dedicated both to members of CFA Society Italy and Professional investors. The competition is based on the creation of a virtual portfolio composed by iShares ETFs chosen to replicate the major asset classes available to professional investors, with the aim to achieve the best performance in absolute terms. Two Rankings will be available, one for all the competitors and one dedicated to CFASI members.
Join the ETF challenge and prove your asset allocation skills. Registrations open until 27 February through the web site www.etfallocationawards.com



  Salone del Risparmio
Milan, 25-26-27 March
Bocconi University


During the current edition of Salone del Risparmio, CFA Society Italy is providing the CE Credits to some of the educational events.
For further information, please click here.


  QUANT Workshop 2015 Save the date!
Venice, 26-27 February

Important speakers will present the latest quantitative models and asset management strategies, such as: John Hiatt from CBOE and Paul Willmott from Wilmott Associates. 20% reduction for CFA Society Italy members. Please indicate code CFA_QUANT2015.
For further information and registration click here


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