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 CFA Institute Research Challenge (2014 - 2015) - Singapore Finals (7 February 2015)



Congratulations to Team Albus Securities, from the National University of Singapore, for winning the Singapore Finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge on 7 February 2015. They have qualified for the Asia Pacific Regional in Manila, the Philippine on 11 - 12 March 2015. Follow the team's progress in the Challenge HERE.


 Upcoming Events

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3/4/2015 9:00
Master Class : Excellence in Private Equity & Deal StructuringUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
M Hotel, Singapore
3/8/2015 10:00
Volunteer Opportunities – Using your financial skills for a good cause (registration has closed)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Aidha Campus @ United World College - South East Asia, Dover Campus, 1207 Dover Road Singapore 139654
3/18/2015 18:30
Annual Forecast Dinner 2015 (Limited seats left)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
The Arts House at the Old Parliament Building, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
3/20/2015 10:00
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Passive Roadshow - A Global Deep Dive on Indexing and ETFsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Angsana Junior Ballroom 3D & 3E, Level 3, Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, 10 Bayfront Avenue, S(018956)
3/23/2015 9:00
Advanced Financial Analysis Series - Core ModelUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
M Hotel, Singapore
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 CFA Singapore Events (January 2015)



January begun with a Career Panel Sharing with CFA Charterholders at the SGX Auditorium. Participants learnt how the CFA charter can help advance their careers. Our panel comprising of Mr Benjamin Goh, CFA, Mr Simon Ng, CFA and Mr Mohan Subbiah, CFA shared the typical opportunities and career prospects available to a CFA charterholder. One networking drinks session was organized during the month and it was held at the ThR3e Bistro at Marina Square.

Two executive education programmes were organized in January. The first course, Business Valuation with Professor Aswath Damodaran, was held at the Raffles Hotel. Separately, Mr. Michel Herrmann conducted the Investigative and Forensic Accounting Certification course at the Concorde Hotel. In the only Professional Development lunchtime talk in the month, Mr Pradeep Verma, CFA shared on the mechanism and implications of quantitative easing (QE) at the Chicago Booth School of Business Campus. During the session, he explained how  other asset classes are impacted by QE as well as how QE is affected by the political environment in Asia and Europe.

The month ended with the an exclusive Senior Members’ roundtable session. The executive compensation practice team from Towers Watson comprising of Mr. Kevin Ong, Mr. Tan Yong Fei and Mr. James Hsu spoke on the right pay package for senior management.


 CFA Singapore Events (December 2014)



December begun with an Volunteer Information Session with Ms Brenda Hou, CFA, from the CFA Institute making an introduction to CFA Institute and the types of resources which are readily available. At the same session, Mr Arun Kelshiker, CFA, Mr Kevin Gin, CFA along with active volunteers of the Society provided an overview on the different committees and volunteering opportunities. 


The Charter Recognition Ceremony was held at the Hotel Fort Canning to recognize CFA Singapore members who have been awarded the CFA charter in the past 12 months.


The speaker event for the month, Mr Calvin Chu examined how Shared Value breaks the perceived trade-offs between corporate social responsibility and shareholder value. This session was held at the Chicago Booth School of Business Campus.


The month ended with the Year-end Party held at SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse, The Central. Two lucky draw winners walked away with a bottle of wine each.



 Update from the Board

To view the update from our Board, click here.


 Candidates' Corner


Your Passport to Global Investment and Finance   

Tens of thousands try, a faction succeed. CFA Singapore offers access to senior practitioners to prepare you for successful navigation of the rigorous CFA Programme. Click here to find out more





 CFA Singapore Claritas Preparatory Course


To find out more on this course, please click the image above.



 CFA Singapore Quarterly Newsletter

Please click on the link below to view the latest issue of the CFA Singapore Quarterly Newsletter.

To view the PDF copies of past issues of our CFA Singapore Quarterly Newsletter, please click HERE


 CFA Institute Asia-Pacific Career Guide 2014


This guide is a navigational tool to find your way around the finance industry.


Click here to view the CFA Institute Asia-Pacific Career Guide for 2014.


 Angel Investors Tax Deduction Scheme (AITD)


The Angel Investors Tax Deduction Scheme is a tax incentive which aims to stimulate business angel investments into Singapore-based start-ups and encourage more angel investors to add value to these start-ups. Click here for more information.


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