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CFA Institute: 60th Annual Financial Analysts Seminar

60th Annual Financial Analysts Seminar
20-23 July 2015
Chicago, Illinois, United States

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CFA Institute partners with local societies, universities, and the investment industry to offer a wide range of insightful and engaging events all over the world. CFA Institute members receive substantial discounts on registration fees for many of our events, as well as Continuing Education (CE) credits for attending.

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Fixed Income Certificate (FIC) Online Programme

The Fixed Income Certificate is a professional qualification giving candidates a thorough understanding the relationships between the cash and the derivatives markets.

Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management Bootcamp

The ARPM Bootcamp provides in-depth understanding of buy-side modeling from the foundations to the latest advanced statistical and optimization techniques, in nine intense, heavily quantitative hours each day, with theory, live simulations, review sessions, and exercises.

CFA Institute / EDHEC-Risk Institute: Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar (New York)

The Advances in Asset Allocation Seminar is an intensive three-day course that will provide participants with practical tools to improve asset allocation and risk management processes, implement novel investment management approaches, and develop new products.

DOL’s Fiduciary Duty Proposal: Practical Implications for Investors and the Asset Management Profession

The Department of Labor proposal to impose a fiduciary duty on those providing advice to retirement vehicles (including IRAs) has the industry talking, debating the merits of a best-interests standard, and questioning the potential effects on the industry.

Course 3020: IPSAS Fundamentals - Accruals Basis - Accra

This four-day course provides a comprehensive overview of the most important requirements for understanding and applying International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) under the accruals basis.

CFA Institute: 60th Annual Financial Analysts Seminar

CFA Institute: 60th Annual Financial Analysts Seminar

Join us for the 60th Annual Financial Analysts Seminar (FAS) on 20–23 July 2015 at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center. Offering engaging lectures, discussions, and case studies, FAS 2015 is your opportunity to connect with top investors, researchers, and peers on the latest trends and thought leadership affecting global capital markets.

Course 1030: IFRS Basics - London

This two-day course is a clear and concise introduction to key technical issues involved in understanding and applying IFRSs.

Japan Investment Conference

Japan Investment Conference

As part of the government’s Revitalization Strategy 2014, otherwise known as the “third arrow” of Abenomics, a new corporate governance code is about to take effect in Japan. In tandem with the launch last year of the new Stewardship Code, it is hoped that 2015 will usher in the year of “governance” for the country.

Live Broadcast: Decision Making Under Pressure

This session will be streamed live from the 60th Annual Financial Analysts Seminar in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday, 21 July from 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT.

Before It’s Too Late: Using Lumber and Gold to Actively Manage Stocks and Bonds

In their 2015 NAAIM Wagner award-winning paper, Charlie Bilello and Michael A. Gayed uncover a market anomaly in the relative movement of Lumber to Gold. They show that the relationship between these two commodities provides important information on economic growth and inflation expectations, which gradually diffuses with a lag to stock and bond markets. Bilello and Gayed use Lumber and Gold as a signal to help answer the most critical question for active asset managers: when to take more risk (“play offense”) and when to take less risk (“play defense”) in an investment portfolio – before it’s too late. Link to paper download:


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