The GIPS standards were created and sponsored by CFA Institute in collaboration with the global investment community. They are broadly accepted, voluntary global ethical standards for calculating and presenting investment performance. The standards promote fair representation and full… READ MORE ›
As part of the decade-long convergence debate, the.SEC recently offered a hybrid approach as a possible method of incorporating IFRS into the U.S. financial reporting regime.
This approach, colloquially referred to as “condorsement” (as… READ MORE ›
Earlier this month France, Spain, Italy, and Belgium placed temporary bans on short selling of some financial stocks in an effort to stabilize markets. Greece and Turkey had already placed similar short-selling limitations on some financial shares. Last… READ MORE ›
In recent weeks, Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) published their regulatory approach to dark liquidity (a.k.a. non-displayed orders) in Canadian equity markets. The announcement came off the back of an earlier… READ MORE ›
John W. Rogers, Jr. discusses his 30 years of investment experience and compares today’s markets with those of the early 1980s.
At the Australia Investment Conference in Sydney, Michael Pettis (pictured left), a professor at Peking University and senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, discussed 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 ›