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Overview This event focuses on the risk management frameworks for financial services companies. The discussion will examine how various large, medium, small and start-up firms identify, measure, monitor, and control risk. Panelist will discuss the multiple layers of risk, regulatory bodies that define risk, and various risk appetite. The importance of risk to [...]
This workshop will be exploring methods of conducting advanced financial research and lays out Cheryl Strauss Einhorn's AREA Method and her latest book. The decision-making system Cheryl developed uniquely controls for biases, focuses on the incentives of others and expands knowledge while improving judgment. This can be applied both to investigating complex financial situations as well as investigative journalism.
Poker and investing: At the core of both activities is the acceptance of financial risk in the pursuit of financial reward. The most successful practitioners of each have foresight, forbearance, and a strong but malleable strategy – as well as, quite often, luck. Of course, the two activities are not indistinguishable.
CFA Society New York is welcoming Sallie Krawcheck, Founder & CEO of Ellevest, as well as former CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, to provide a keynote address describing her experience in the finance world!
Age demographics and structural trends in wealth management have placed a spotlight on the industry’s lack of succession planning and the economic dynamics that underpin valuing a wealth management practice. Often, succession planning conversations focus more on the value of the business than on the transition and continuity of the business. This event aims to provide fundamental and actionable intelligence in both aspects.
As often occurs in financial markets, hedge funds and alternative investment products have undergone various “boom & bust” periods. In spite of popularity rising and falling over the course of time, large institutional investors have continued to hold significant allocations to hedge funds and private market alternatives.
Investors rely upon financial statements to analyze their current and proposed investments. Investors rely upon the audit process to verify the reliability of these statements. Auditors are professionals trained to verify financial statements, but as we all know, unreliable financial statements are a recurring problem. We will have a series of experts explaining the state of today’s audit process, how it has and continues to changes over time and what signals investors should look out for in evaluating financial statements to help identify possibly inaccurate statements.
The 5th Annual Thinking Beyond the Transition for Veterans event explores how veterans focused on financial fields can better take inventory of their strengths, preferences, and tolerances to make fulfilling choices that give them greater staying power in their Wall Street roles.
Overview The Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are a set of standardized, industry-wide ethical principles that provide investment management firms with guidance on how to calculate and report investment performance to prospective clients. Investment managers voluntarily choose to abide by the GIPS standards – compliance is not mandated by any law or regulation. [...]
The financial landscape has been evolving, with women taking more and more of a role in both the industry and in managing family finances. The industry has its own preconceived notions about what women's financial goals and risk tolerance are, but those notions are often incorrect. Our event seeks to illuminate the true objectives sought by women, and how they perceive risk in their investment portfolios.
Many academic and industry studies show that the risk-adjusted returns of emerging managers outperform all funds, particularly in the emerging manager's first 12 months of operations. Professionals who are thinking about launching, getting ready to launch or have recently launched a money management firm should attend to hear our panel.
Niche Strategy Investing could be defined as any investment that doesn’t fit neatly into a defined category or traditional set of parameters. It requires unique expertise and sophistication to pursue it, to manage it and to evaluate it. It’s likely to involve investments that are harder to understand, complex, go against traditional norms/ trends and are often private and relatively illiquid.