Bob Dannhauser, CFA, is head of global private wealth management at CFA Institute.
Outside of the judicial system, we’re not so used to seeing reports of bad conduct in which firms and individuals are named. Given that investment management depends on a foundation of trust, practitioner reputations are indeed valuable and deserving of protection.
The Financial Times’ John Gapper raises the very interesting question of whether otherwise good people can justify unethical activity when “norms and expectations of the corporate elite are corrupt.” Bob Dannhauser, CFA, examines the culture of insider trading.
Innovation has been a mixed bag for investors, according to an expert panel convened at the 65th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Chicago.
Bob Dannhauser, CFA, examines how a research paper on the London Stock Exchange informs the debate over balancing regulatory compliance costs with improved corporate governance and investor protections.
The current state of U.S. regulatory reform is an example of regulatory fragmentation that threatens the kind of coordinated response required to deal effectively with systemic risks.
In a recent CNBC guest blog post, CFA Institute President and CEO John Rogers, CFA, assesses Wall Street's trust problem and the potential for investment professionals to contribute value for their clients and for society.
Hear what Vanguard founder Jack Bogle and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker had to say about Volcker's namesake rule during the John Bogle Legacy Forum at the Museum of American Finance in New York.
One consequence of recent well-publicized frauds targeting even the most sophisticated of investors (think Madoff, Stanford, et al) is a sharper focus on investor due diligence review of asset managers. The old “Three Ps” (people, process, performance) have given way to increasingly expansive investigations of investment capabilities and the character of firms’ principals.
CFA Institute members have weighed in, and the outlook for the coming year is far from optimistic. We’ve released the findings of the 2012 CFA Institute Global Market Sentiment Survey, an extension of the annual Financial… READ MORE ›
A recent paper by Stefano Pagliari, presented at a Temple University workshop in May, uses an analysis of IOSCO’s changing role through the financial crisis as the basis for considering how international financial… READ MORE ›
The news from Standard & Poor’s on Friday evening reverberated during the weekend in financial and political circles throughout the world. Having decided that insufficient progress had been made in righting the substance and process of U.S. fiscal health,… READ MORE ›
As it became clear last week that the U.S. fiscal crisis was reaching a boiling point in Washington, we issued a brief survey to the CFA Institute global membership. We wanted to find out more… READ MORE ›
Tradition in many western countries has it that paper is the customary gift for the first wedding anniversary. Arguably the product of a shotgun wedding, Dodd-Frank now crawls to its one-year anniversary as the financial… READ MORE ›
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