June CFA Program Exams Postponed
For the safety of our global community, CFA Institute has made the decision to postpone the June 2020 CFA Exam. Candidates’ registrations will be transferred to one of the next two exam administrations.
Do not withdraw from the June 2020 exam; CFA Institute will contact you via email with more information and options by early May.
Please be patient as work is being done to serve the hundreds of thousands of
candidates who planned to sit for the June 2020 exam. This postponement
is of an unprecedented scale and everything is being done to ensure the required capacity to manage the volume of registrations that need to be processed.
HEC Liège Champed again at Benelux Finals of CFA Institute Research Challenge
Congratulations once again to HEC Liège for remarkable success as the winner of CFA Institute Research Challenge - Benelux finals out of 10 participating universities in the region! This has been the second time in a row and the team has even more outstanding performance with the highest scores in both research report and presentation delivery. The team members includes Pauline Beaume, Elise Corman, Rachel Goller, Elliott Ruzziconi and supported by their mentors Marie Lambert, Professor of Finance and Vice Dean Research at HEC Liège and Kathrin Schifflers, CFA, Investment Manager bei Luxempart S.A. will be representing Benelux to compete with other teams in EMEA Regional Final and potentially advance for Global Final next month. We wish them all the best, continuing to shine in the next rounds!
CFA Society Belgium Charter Award Ceremony and Museum Visit
23 January, 2020
Great opening for the year by celebrating the success achievement of our new class of CFA Charterholders in 2019 and New Year excitement for 2020 together with fellow CFA Society Belgium members in a very unique networking opportunity.
Our distinguished guest speaker, Bruno Colmant, CFA, CEO of Degroof Petercam as well as the Adjunct Professor of Accounting and Finance in Vlerick Business School, joined us to talk about about ethics and finance. Thanks for all your tremedous support last year and look forward for more varieties of activities for 2020!
The Future of Asset Management and Industry Trends
8 May, 2019
Another successful chapter for CFA Society Belgium happened earlier this month with the continuing professional development event on Future of Asset Management and Industry Trends. Rebecca Fender, CFA, Head, Future of Finance from CFA Institute together with Koen Van de Maele, CFA, Global Head of Investment Solutions from Candriam provided us some insightful presentations. Very positive feedbacks received from the attendees and interesting questions/discussions afterwards.
Python Programming for Finance Workshops
7, 13, 20, 28 February, 2019
CFA Society Belgium organized a series of training workshops in Python Programing in Finance in February. Overwhelming registrations received from members with full capacity which raised interest in the community.
"Well I already rolled up my sleeves and I'm currently busy studying Python. In addition due to the course I got to hear about a Postgraduate course on data analytics at KU Leuven which I applied to and got accepted already. It will start in October. I think this tells much about how I enjoyed the course." shared by one of our member participants, Salma Haidar, CFA.
For those of you who were not able to join us, don't worry - stay tuned for our update as we are looking to organize a second round of workshops later the year where waitlisted members will be prioritized to register for this event.
A great night on 21 February with the fellow members and industry practitioners on small caps stocks and understand more on how to make the relevant investment!