Events & News - 7 February 2012
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  4th CFA Italian Research Challenge
Milan, 14 February - Ernst & Young - 5:30 pm

Italian CFA Society 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 Modena e Reggio Emilia, Università degli Studi di Padova, Università di Pavia will take part to the CFA Italian Research Challenge. The public company being analysed is Luxottica. The final act of the competition will be the presentation of the research to a panel of experts.
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This event is hosted and sponsored by

New Trends in Financial Careers
Be ready to take new challenging opportunities
after the Crisis!
Milan, 16 February - Università Bocconi
Edificio Velodromo, Aula N03, Piano Terra - 6 pm

Versatility & Expertise. These are the key words to describe the professional attitude and skills, especially during such a difficult period as the one we have been experiencing for the last years. Valeria Canzi, Managing Partner at Rochester Italia and Peter B. Mackey, CFA, Head CFA Program & Examination Development at CFA Institute will give us insights on how a successful career in the financial sector could require to manage several changes which can occur quite quickly in order to follow new trends or to take new opportunities. Prof. Stefano Caselli, Director of the Master of Science in Finance at Bocconi University, will help the liaison between the junior Candidates and the senior Professionals.
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  CFA Program Revision Sessions
Register Now!
Milan, 17-18 March | 23-24 March | 24-25 March

Italian CFA Society will give CFA Candidates a helping hand in their preparation for 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 ICFAS Members.
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CFA Exam Focus - Level 1, 2 and 3

Giuseppe Patara, CFA, Giulio Battisti, CFA and Carlo De Bernardi, CFA will be available to CFA Candidates for specific focus meetings dedicated to all levels of CFA Exam on the following dates:

Thursday, 9 February – Level 1 Exam FocusClick here to register
Wednesday, 15 February – Level 2 Exam FocusClick here to register
Monday, 13 February – Level 3 Exam FocusClick here to register

CFA Candidates will also have the opportunity to interact with other candidates and join a Study Group.

  Documentation for Members

The presentations held by Maurizio Novelli, Zest Asset Management and Andrea Delitala, Pictet at the CFA Forecast Dinner in Rome are available on the reserved area of our website. Click here after login.

  Private Bankers

Primary SGR based in Milan is looking for senior, experienced Private Bankers with an high potential portfolio, that wish to continue their career in a quality institution concerned with a new idea of Private Banking Advice. Salary and package is irrelevant at this stage, but will be commensurate with experience and performance.
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Press Releases

The 2012 Fund Management Challenge kicked off last Friday. Student teams had employed different allocation and management styles to select their stocks. The market will test their investment ideas throughout the next 5 months while the Organizing Committee composed of CFA Charterholders will monitor their work and provide professional inputs. The FMC's sponsors, FactSet, Morgan Stanley and CFA Institute, welcome to the challenge the teams from: Università Bocconi, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Università degli Studi di Padova, Università La Sapienza di Roma, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Politecnico di Milano and Università di Pavia.
For further information and to read the latest Il Sole 24 Ore-Plus article on the FMC click here

Thirty-Eight Percent of 49,380 Candidates Worldwide Pass Level I CFA Exam Read

  Quantitative Asset
& Risk Management
Venice, 9-10 February

The 7th edition will present the latest quantitative models and methods, with the participation of financial "gurus" as Paul Wilmott and Andrew Kumiega, as well as important academics and practitioners. Asset, Risk, Model and Research: these are the four keywords of the next edition, which will be held in the special venue of Venice. See the website and download the brochure for free. The workshop will be in English, but translation in Italian will be available.

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