CFA Society Switzerland

Ethics and Professionalism for the Finanzplatz


University of Lausanne

We wish the Lausanne Team all the best as they now travel to Chicago/USA to compete against other winning universities from the EMEA region in April 2016 and we hope to the global final.

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Lausanne team (L to R): Valentin Pisa, Claire Eichinger, Adrien Ganninger de Botmiliau, Leila Rodriguez Maftah, Yvan Kirassian

Swiss Final presentation and award ceremony on 25 February 2016

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The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an equity research competition amoung student teams from the world's top university business and finance programs. Students write an equity research report on a publicly traded company and present their fineds to an expert panel. The teams are judge on their written reports, their presentations and a winner selected.  Throughout the competition, leading investment professionals volunteer as mentors and judges and teach the students best practices in equity research and corporate analysis.  Learn more about the Research Challenge.

CFA Society Switzerland is hosting the local competition on the CFA Institute Research Challenge for the 7th year in conjunction with participating universities.  The universities assemble teams of 3-5 business and finance students who work directly with the company selected for the Challenge in research and preparing their analysis

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 Key Dates

Kick-off Sessions
21 September 2015 - 14.00 CET at selected company headquarters with CFO
3 November 2015     - 09.00 - 10.00 CET  conference call with subject company
1 January 2016          - Deadline to hand in reports
21 February 2016      - Deadline to hand in presentation

Swiss Final Presentations and Award Ceremony
25 February 2016 at University of Zurich

13.30 - 17.30  Final Presentations
18.30               Award Ceremony