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Tennis Lessons for Alternative Investors

What does the current era of professional tennis have to teach us about the state of venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE)?

Experiencing Montréal

The 2019 Women in Investment Management conference will be held in Montréal, offering networking opportunities and skill-building workshops to address topics that include creating a path to the boardroom, developing an executive… READ MORE ›

Ethics in Practice: Investment Account Relationships. Case for Week of 16 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

Opening Doors to Your Future

Investment firms are accepting the premise that they need to change their cultures and increase diversity. We need to change cultural norms, working to challenge embedded views along with overt and unconscious biases.

Ethics in Practice: Hiring Investment Personnel. Case and Analysis–Week of 9 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

The Bezzle and the Central Banks

In today's bull market, the bezzle, or "inventory of undiscovered embezzlements," isn't stocked with Ponzi schemes and the like. Rather it is built on the notion that risky assets have become practically risk-free.

Four Principles to Sustaining a Desired Culture

Once we define the culture we aspire to build, our challenge and responsibility is to cultivate it over time. That process is far from automatic and has no finish line.

Shareholder Value vs. Shareholder Welfare

In whose interest should companies be run? Luigi Zingales shared his thoughts at the 2019 CFA Institute Seminar for Global Investors.

Book Review: Governance Reimagined

David R. Koenig's Governance Reimagined "focuses on the 'why' and 'how' of governance rather than the 'what' that is delivered by other guidebooks."

Ethics in Practice: Error Correction Accounts. Case and Analysis–Week of 2 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.