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    Investment Manager Selection Online Course


    Explore the important elements of the manager selection process and a framework that you can use for both traditional and alternative investments. Learn how to implement due diligence on managers, anticipating questions and challenge from asset owners. 

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    26th Annual GIPS® Standards Conference


    We are back in person in Boston this year! Can’t attend in-person? You can purchase the Digital Content Package to watch sessions in your own time! 

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    CFA Institute Financial Regulatory Symposium 2022


    Join CFA Institute Financial Regulatory Symposium on 13 October to hear from regulators and policymakers from around the world to discuss their primary preoccupations and views on major policy and regulatory developments that affect the global finance and investments industry. 

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    Middle East Capital Markets: Challenges and Opportunities


    This brief covers the history, current characteristics, and challenges and opportunities of 10 capital markets from the Middle East: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The report will give on overview of how the Middle East economies and their respective capital markets are a unique combination of extremes—from the vibrant, trade-based United Arab Emirates and resource rich Kuwait and Qatar to ones that are currently experiencing challenging times, such as Iraq and Lebanon

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    Let’s Talk EU


    This series provides a guide to the economic and policy developments within the European Union (EU) and is a must-listen for any student, policy maker, legislator, economist, or corporate strategist seeking a greater understanding of the opportunities, risks, and emerging policy initiatives that will affect the 330 million consumers living there and the companies doing or seeking to do business there.

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    Decentralized Finance for Investment Professionals Course


    Essentials of blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, hashing, mining, smart contracts, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and more.

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    The Future of Skills and Learning in a Rapidly Transforming Investment Industry


    Advancing technologies and hybrid working continue to change the shape of careers in finance. 

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    Endgame: Will the ISSB Become the Comprehensive Global Baseline for Sustainability Disclosure?


    Investors from around the world are increasingly more demanding higher quality reporting on ESG information to ensure it is comparable. Join this webinar to learn more about the proposed standards, hear experts’ views on the path forward to put in place high-quality, global disclosure standards for sustainability, and understand how a global baseline for sustainability disclosure fits with current and future.

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    Alpha Summit GLOBAL


    Over three days, Alpha Summit GLOBAL will deliver the one-of-kind experience that only CFA Institute can—with content sessions focusing on the investment industry’s biggest challenges and most compelling trends. From the role of transformational technologies to how capital markets are changing in a post-pandemic world.

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    Guiding Assets Podcast – The new CFA Institute relaunched podcast


    Formerly Take 15, Guiding Assets is the flagship podcast of CFA Institute and the definitive program for the investment management industry. As stewards of the investment industry, Guiding Assets will feature intimate conversations with some of the most influential people from the world of finance about the topics that matter most to investment professionals. 

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    Trust: The Most Important Part of a Financial Transaction


    Trust is at the heart of all financial interactions. It is necessary at the system level as well as between clients and advisers. In the 2022 CFA Institute Investor Trust Study, the fifth in our biennial series, we find investor trust has increased since 2020 across industries and within financial services. Read on to learn how retail and institutional investors are interacting with the factors affecting trust today.

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    Stock Buyback Motivations and Consequences: A Literature Review


    Once infrequently used, stock buybacks have become the dominant form of corporate payouts in the new century. Hundreds of billions of dollars flow from public companies to their shareholders via share repurchases every year. This literature review presents the main findings from the academic literature on stock buybacks in the United States and around the world. Where appropriate and possible, it compares and contrasts the insights of researchers to the views of practitioners.