Events & News - 15 March 2011
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  The Macroeconomic Outlook of the Eurozone
The Sovereign Debt Crisis and Structural Changes
Milan, 23 March - Centrobanca - 6:15 pm

Luigi Speranza, Head of Fiscal and Inflation Economics, BNP Paribas, and Marco Valli, Chief Eurozone Economist, UniCredit Group, will illustrate their expectations for the European economy, the effects of the sovereign debt crisis and the occurring structural changes.
For further information and registration click here

Salone del Risparmio
Investment Management
after the Global Financial Crisis
Milan, 6 April - Università Bocconi
Via Roentgen, 1 - Sala 2
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Sergio M. Focardi, Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School, will draw insights from his recent monograph on the new trends in the investment management industry and in asset allocation after the global financial crisis.
The publication, co-authored by Frank Fabozzi, CFA on behalf of the Research Foundation of CFA Institute, looks at how the financial crisis affected and will continue to affect the investment management industry. The publication brings together a review of literature, conversations with industry players, industry observers, executive recruiters, and academics .
For registration please click here and pay attention to register both to Salone del Risparmio and to the conference.

African and Frontier Markets: Risk and Opportunities
Milan, 12 April - Centrobanca - 6:15 pm

Frontier markets have sustained their long term convergence trend, in line with their emerging markets peers. African countries are increasingly able to strengthen their competitive advantages and carve out a place in the global economy.
Baldwin Berges, Managing Partner at Silk Invest Limited, will allow us to take a closer look at these fast-growing economies and at the macro case for investing in frontier markets, with a special focus on Africa.
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  Politecnico di Milano wins 1st Place
at EMEA Investment Research Challenge

The team from Master of Science in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, winner of the 3rd Italian Investment Research Challenge, placed 1st at EMEA finals in Madrid and will go to Omaha, Nebraska, on 8 April, for the final stage of the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge.
Only 4 teams, out of more than 500 university teams coming from the best colleges worldwide, have the honour to get such a prestigious achievement.
For more information on the Global Investment Research Challenge click here
  ICFAS 3rd Best Dissertation Prize

Italian CFA Society is sponsoring a competition for the best dissertations in the following MSc courses: Scienze dell’Economia (classe 64/S), Scienze Economico-Aziendali (classe 84/S), Ingegneria Gestionale (classe 34/S).
In addition, each university mentor presenting the student who will receive the prize will be granted a Scholarship, which he/she will choose to assign to a student of his/her faculty for the enrollment as a candidate to the June 2012 CFA Level 1 Exam ®.
Deadline is 30 May.
For more information and application click here


Speakers in the News

Jim Grant and Grant’s Interest Rate Observer

Raghuram G. Rajan and his book Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy

Documentation for Members

The presentations held at the 2011 Forecast Dinner in Rome, are available for members on the reserved area of our website. Click here after login.

  Paul Wilmott's Free Webinar
29 March - 7 pm

This live online CQF information session will be delivered specifically for Europe-based delegates. Coursework for the CQF is eligible for 40 CE credits. Society members are entitled to a 10% discount. For further information and registration click here
  Senior Consultant
Financial Risk Management

Prestigious international Management Consulting Firm is looking for a candidate with 2+ years experience in either Management consulting firms, specialised SW Vendors, Risk Management, ALM, Treasury or financials areas.
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Senior Consultant
Credit Risk

Prestigious international Management Consulting Firm is looking for a candidate with 3+ years experience in management consulting firms or in the Risk Management department of relevant Financial Institutions.
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