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GIPS make performance more transparent

CFA Institute has released 2020 edition of the Global Investment Performance Standards​ (GIPS). The standards, which will take effect January 1st, will make the performance of asset owners, like pension funds, more transparent. ​See press release​

Committees Looking for Volunteers

Several committees need new members, like the Accreditation committee​ and the CPD committee. Volunteering is a great way to further deepen your knowledge, develop new skills and expand your network! Read more about the committees or contact us​ for more information or to express your interest.

Society wins Most Outstanding Award ​2019

From 9 till 11 May the 2019 Global Society Leadership Conference​ was held in London. Next to sharing knowledge, it was a time to celebrate success. CFA Society VBA Netherlands won CFA Institute's annual award for Most Outstanding Society


Annual DInner 2019: China​, Engine or Enigma? ​

Will China be the next financial superpower? That was the theme of the Annual Dinner​ of CFA Society VBA Netherlands. Check out the slideshow​ ​with 100 photos of the evening. Read more about the different views of the speakers via Fondsnieuws or our own VBA Journaal​

Winners Research Challenge Benelux

The winning team of the Research Challenge 2019 Benelux final was from HEC Liége. See the Research Challenge page on the Students section of this site for the winning report and photo gallery.


New Staffed Office Executive

Anton Reijinga, RBA, joined our Staffed Office in February as Executive responsible for Communications and Marketing. ​​

MiFID II: Competency test available, no enforcement yet

'Leniency from the Authority made sense when there were not yet any exams'​, said Anne-Marie Munnik, Director of CFA ​Society VBA Netherlands. Read more (via Fondsnieuws)

MiFID II: Fewer analysts; exams a hurdle

MiFID​ II has reduced the amount of research and number of analysts worldwide. In the Netherlands in particular, institutional parties have been struggling with the exam that is required to comply with the new regulations, including the required the time investment. Not half of them are ready yet. Read more (via Fondsnieuw​s)

'Decline in quality of investment research resulting from new European stock market regulation' Read more (via Financieele Dagblad)

Also see the first European-wide survey of investment professionals since MiFID II implementation highlights the impact on the cost, quality and coverage of investment research by CFA Institute. ​



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