Events & News - 4 October 2011
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  Equity market structure: fragmentation, dark pools, and other issues for investors
Milan, 5 October - Centrobanca - 6:15 pm

ICFAS is pleased to welcome Rhodri Preece, CFA, director of capital market policy for CFA Institute, and Monica Gentile, economist at the Economic Research Division of CONSOB. Rhodri and Monica will help us in understanding the recent evolution of equity market structure and what impact it is having for investors. Their presentation will explore the topics of market fragmentation, the growth of dark pools and the role of transparency, and recent technological developments, such as High Frequency Trading. Finally, they will explain us some of the regulations that have been proposed, under the process of MiFID review, to address these issues.
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  Trends in Healthcare
Milan, 25 October - Hotel de la Ville - 6:15 pm

The global healthcare sector stands to benefit from three significant growth factors: demographics, science & technology and ongoing expansion in the emerging economies. The long term performance of the sector has been strong and the three key long-term drivers of that growth are set to expand further.
In this presentation Jérome Pfund, CFA, Co-founder and CEO at Sectoral AM, will explore in further detail the key macro factors affecting the global healthcare sector and discuss the outlook for various sub-industries within healthcare.
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  CFA Candidate Information Briefing
Milan, 27 October - 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

BSAS Practice Exam

If you want to test your preparation for December Level 1 CFA Exam you can purchase the Practice Exams offered by the Boston Security Analysts Society, which Italian CFA Society will deliver at your preferred address. For further information, costs, discounts for Members and purchase form click here

  Bank Competitiveness
in the Post-Crisis World
Milan, 10 October
Università Bocconi
Via Gobbi, 5
8:45 am - 6:30 pm

This third edition of the one-day banking conference organised by CAREFIN and Department of Finance, Bocconi University, jontly with Intesa Sanpaolo will feature contributions by international scholars, selected by an independent Advisory Committee, and a keynote speech by Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President, European Central Bank.
Participation is free. Please download the invitation card to see the complete programme. Registration online required click here

Speakers in the News

Kevin Gardiner on current volatility and his recommended allocations for cash, bonds, and equities

Roger Bootle on a division of the euro

Charles Dumas on economic conditions in Europe, the global financial outlook for the coming year, and more

Press Release

CFA Institute Makes Change in Management Structure

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