Glenn Doggett, CFA, is a director of professional standards for CFA Institute. His responsibilities include providing member guidance in applying the ethics and standards of practice policies, supporting related educational and public awareness activities, and working with the Standards of Practice Council of CFA Institute on its initiatives. He is co-host of the free, live, interactive webinars used by CFA Institute to promote ethical decision making and global best practices. Previously, Mr. Doggett, as a member of the CFA Institute Financial Reporting Policy Group, represented membership interests regarding reporting and disclosures initiatives, including XBRL. Prior to joining CFA Institute, he worked in the financial information sector with SNL Financial, where he focused on the real estate and energy industries, directing the development and maintenance of a financial data storage system. Mr. Doggett holds a BA in economics from the University of Virginia. He was awarded the CFA charter in 2006 and is a member of CFA Society Virginia.
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is piloting a one-year program to fund research for firms that may not otherwise attract attention from traditional research outlets. In response to this growing trend, Glenn Doggett, CFA, discusses the importance of objective, independent research.
Following a tumultuous year for global capital markets that saw the longest-ever insider trading sentence and the Olympus Corp. accounting scandal, public trust in the financial services sector has taken another hit, according to the findings of the 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer.
The reporting technology known as eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is gaining acceptance by regulators the world over. As this electronic reporting platform expands, it will enhance financial analysis by opening access to more and more data that was… READ MORE ›
If the 2003 analyst independence legal settlement wasn’t deterrent enough, FINRA recently issued a regulatory notice reminding firms to maintain a firewall between research and investment banking.
More warning than guidance, Regulatory Notice 11-41, released by FINRA on 14… READ MORE ›
The third installment of the “Challenging Industry Norms” series, slated for next week’s annual Society Leaders Conference in Los Angeles, will tackle a provocative topic for our membership: the value that investment managers derive for their clients…. READ MORE ›
In late May, the Investor Steering Committee (ISC) of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) published A Guide to Institutional Investors’ Views and Preferences Regarding Hedge Fund Operational Infrastructure. The AIMA Guide compiles the views of… READ MORE ›
Investment professionals spend years building their reputations with their clients and peers. Their hard work and diligence in conducting investment analysis may include periodic discussions with experts arranged through the myriad of placement networks. But with the recent READ MORE ›
At the recent Annual IA Compliance Best Practices Seminar, the SEC offered some of its strongest language yet in clarifying its view of expert networks.
While the bulk of the speech by Carlo di Florio, director of the… READ MORE ›
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