Events & News - 30 March 2011
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  Salone del Risparmio
Investment Management
after the Global Financial Crisis
Milan, 6 April - Università Bocconi
Via Roentgen, 1 - Sala 2 - 12:30 pm


Italian CFA Society will be present at Salone del Risparmio, the most important event in Italy for Asset Managers and Financial Advisors, meeting the attendants at the dedicated Corner C42A. Prof. Sergio Focardi, EDHEC Business School, will present the main conclusions of his recent monograph, written with the support of the CFA Research Foundation, on the new trends in the investment management industry and in asset allocation after the global financial crisis.
The seminar is now fully booked. For registration to Salone del Risparmio please click here

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.
For further information and registration click here

Corporate Bonds: Investing in the Real Economy not Financial Bubbles
Milan, 4 May - Hotel de la Ville - 12:00 pm

ICFAS is pleased to welcome Kevin Corrigan, Fixed Income – Head of Credit Management at Lombard Odier.
Credit investors have been ill-served by traditional industry conventions. Market-cap weighted benchmarks in credit force investors to invest in the most indebted borrowers and industries with the most leverage. We think there is a better alternative. By investing in the industries that matter most to European growth, and companies that are not judged just on their outstanding debt, we can provide a better investment opportunity more aligned with the real economy and not with the next debt crisis.
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  CFA Candidate Information Briefing
Milan, 19 April - Banca IMI - 6:30 pm

Italian CFA Society is pleased to provide an overview of the CFA Program® to prospect CFA candidates. Luca Pellini, CFA, Board Member and Education Chair, will give information on CFA Charter values and principles, CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge, CFA Program curriculum, and much more.
For information and registration 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

 
 

Press Release


Derivatives Are Most Serious Issue Facing Global Financial Markets, CFA Institute Members Say Read


  Advocacy:
Get Involved

For our members we have started several advocacy activities. Advocacy means speaking to relevant interest groups about topics that have an impact on
Standards in the capital markets rules and regulation
. Would you like to get more involved? We would love to welcome you into our team of volunteers. Volunteering with Italian CFA Society is rewarding because it allows you to play an active part in how the society is run and gives you the opportunity to contribute to the profession in a positive way. For more information and to volunteer your services please contact the Advocacy Chair


  Documentation for Members

The presentations held at the events Volatility and Dividends – New mainstream Asset Classes? and The Macroeconomic Outlook of the Eurozone: the Sovereign Debt Crisis and Structural Changes are available for members on the reserved area of our website.
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  R.I.S.E. XI Forum
Complimentary Live & Recorded Video Feed
31 March 2011

Spend time with some of the best minds from Wall Street on the opening day of the world's largest student investment conference.
To view the event click here and request the link. Archived recording will be accessible for 30 days following the conference.


 

Speakers in the News


Axel Merk and Currency Dynamics

Meir Statman's Lessons from Behavioral Finance



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