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In Memoriam: John B. Neff, CFA

The investment world lost another legend in 2019.

ESG and the Commons: From Tragedy to Governance?

Sustainable investing will become the rule and no longer the exception. But this transition comes amid a disquieting change in how we must view capital, production, and their attendant effects.

Fabozzi: Finance Must Modernize or Face Irrelevancy

Frank J. Fabozzi, CFA, spoke with Paul Kovarsky, CFA, about the state of academic finance and financial theory.

Investment Management Fees: Beware the Cobra Effect

Bad incentives lead to bad results, Daniel Brocklebank, CFA, observed at the 72nd CFA Institute Annual Conference.

Seven Trends in Investment Management: Ronald N. Kahn

Investment management is evolving into three distinct branches, says Ronald N. Kahn: indexing, smart beta/factor investing, and pure alpha.

Paul Smith, CFA: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Paul Smith, CFA, returned to his hometown of London to deliver his fifth and final annual address as president and CEO of CFA Institute.

Sunset Provisions for Dual-Class Share Structures?

New findings challenge the dominant view that dual-class voting is suboptimal.

Plugging the Financial Literacy Gap: Start Early

What does an effective financial literacy program look like? CFA Society Atlanta and the ASFIP Foundation have some insights.

Water Neutrality: The Next Frontier in ESG?

ACTIAM, the Dutch asset manager, has set itself a groundbreaking goal: By 2030, it hopes to be water neutral. Hans van Houwelingen, the firm's CEO, talks to Monika Freyman, CFA, about this ambitious target.

The Role of the State in Corporate Governance

Recent corporate governance scandals have a surprising culprit lurking behind them.



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