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Why Bother with Consultation Papers?

By giving our feedback, we can stand up for and speak out on three core advocacy principles.

A closer look at the Commission-proposed quick fix of MiFID II within the EU capital market recovery package

Since CFA Institute has been focusing particularly on the impact of the MiFID II rules for the past two and half years (the directive entered into force on 3 January 2018), we will be looking only at the tweaks to this regulatory framework.

ESG Q&A: The role of financial regulators in treating climate change as a systemic risk

One of the most important issues surrounding climate change for financial professionals is the policy response regulators and policymakers make around such issues as climate change data transparency and quality.

Creating Anti-Fragile Portfolios

Is a portfolio long or short volatility? That question is becoming more and more critical.

Green Shock? Stock Market Overreactions to Bad ESG News

Does investor overreaction to ESG controversies create the opportunity for abnormal returns?

Capital Markets Americas Quarterly Update

This report highlights the activities of the CFA Institute Capital Markets Policy Group located in the Washington, DC, and Charlottesville, VA, offices of the America’s division.

Second Quarter 2020 Amid COVID-19: Investor and Audit Committee Considerations

We encourage investors to “look under the hood” at the results — not for their predictive ability this quarter per se but rather for the ability of a company’s forward-looking statements to be evaluated and to make their own assessments of future prospects. Until there is a vaccine, company results and outlook will likely be filled with uncertainty, and these interim results can provide insight into the impact of the pandemic and how the business may respond in the future as the pandemic ebbs and flows over the next few years.

Premium Valuations of MNC Companies in India: Future Expectations

Are investors correctly pricing expected future growth in the current valuations of MNC companies and their parents?

Debt and Inflation Fears: Investing’s Obsolete Dogmas?

In economics and investing, some concepts have become indistinguishable from articles of faith.