Category Archives: Standards, Ethics & Regulations (SER)

Adapting to a New Reality: Investment Firms of the Future

Shifting cultural norms and quantum leaps in technology are accelerating change in the investment management industry. Read More

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ESG Investing’s Growing Influence

The integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into the institutional investment analysis and decision-making process is a mega-trend that investors can no longer ignore, says Emily Chew. Read More

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The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!

“I’m not worried so much about robots developing their own agenda and taking over the world,” says Kate Darling. “I’m a little bit more worried about people and how we decide to use the robots as a society.” Read More

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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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The Sharing Economy and the Evolution of Crowd-Based Capitalism

Technological advances are reshaping the global economic system and the future of work. At the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference, Arun Sundararajan shared his findings on how technology is transforming the labor force and business organizations. Read More

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How Can Investment Firms Find their Way to Greatness?

The challenges facing investment professionals looking to build great firms are complex and intricate, but industry leaders agree that it is important to address the issues. Read More

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Sir Paul Tucker Diagnoses Threats to the Success of Financial Capitalism

“You and your clients have a massive stake in the direction of banking reforms,” Sir Paul Tucker told the audience during his presentation at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference. Read More

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John L. Bowman, CFA: “Our Work Is Just Beginning”

John L. Bowman, CFA, calls on CFA Institute members to work together in the Americas and globally to build a profession designed to serve investors. Read More

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The Financial Industry Is Ushering in a New Discipline of Ownership

The finance industry has reached a tipping point, according to Stephen Davis, where asset owners are shifting from passive ownership to embracing their roles as responsible stewards for the industry. 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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