Author Archives: Paul Smith, CFA

Paul Smith, CFA, is president and CEO of CFA Institute. He has more than 25 years of relevant financial services leadership experience in many aspects of the investment management industry.

Paul Smith, CFA: Purpose, Professionalism, and the Rise of Trust

At its best, capitalism with purpose creates value that is broadly apparent and commonly appreciated. We need to press for more of that today. Read More

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Paul Smith, CFA: Reasons to Believe

Paul Smith, CFA, urges his colleagues to breathe life into the idea of a “new professionalism.” Read More

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Paul Smith, CFA: “Let’s Make the World a Better Place for Investors Everywhere”

CFA Institute president and CEO Paul Smith, CFA, issued a rousing call for a more ethical and effective investment profession. He also laid out his vision of where he hopes to lead CFA Institute in the years ahead, offering a road map for how he intends to get there. Read More

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Asia and the Future of Finance: Restoring Trust Is an Urgent Task

Asia holds an eminent position in the post-crisis global financial order — and has a large stake both in restoring trust in the financial system and in shaping its future. Read More

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High-Yield Debt: Asia’s New Bubble?

Debt is back with a vengeance — thanks to record-low interest rates and excess liquidity. Nowhere is that more apparent than in Asia’s high-yield debt market. Read More

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From Bust to Boom: Southeast Asia’s Capital Markets Getting It Right This Time

Without doubt Southeast Asia is on the ascendancy, largely a result of relative political stability in the region. Read More

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