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Overview

ARX helps practitioners keep up to date on current and emerging industry topics. Our collection of video webinars, created by CFA Institute and CFA societies in Asia Pacific, covers many topics relevant to investment professionals in the region.

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Future of Skills and Learning: Planning Your Career for the Industry of Tomorrow

In this recorded webinar, Rhodri Preece, CFA and Ryan Munson present key findings from the latest CFA Institute Research report, The Future of Work in Investment Management: Skills and Learning.  The authors discuss the factors disrupting the investment industry today and how job roles will be affected. 

20 September 2022 | CFA Institute | Video: 62 mins.

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Asia-Pacific FinTech Month 2022 - Fintech for Sustainability

In this recorded webinar, we looked at a few business models and practices of fintech firms that contribute positively to sustainability. We also looked at the challenges when it comes to continuing innovation, and evolving opportunities in this area. In addition, we discussed how regulators and policymakers are encouraging fintech in sustainability, and additional steps that are needed.

25 August 2022 | CFA Institute | Video: 1hr 30mins.

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Asia-Pacific FinTech Month 2022 - Digital Banking Maturity

In this third webinar of the FinTech Month series, we looked at how heightened competition has been helping to push digital transformation in the banking sector – including the emergence and impact of virtual banks. Our panel of experts shared their views on the growth opportunities, regulatory implications and lessons learnt along the digitalization journey.

18 August 2022 | CFA Institute | Video: 1hr 33mins.

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Asia-Pacific FinTech Month 2022 - Deployment of AI in the Financial Services and Investment Industry

In this recorded webinar, we brought together experts from technology companies and financial institutions to discuss on key AI techniques and practices. They also shared the experience on the benefits and challenges during the deployment. Lastly, we discussed the organizational transformation needed to realise the true potential of artificial intelligence.

11 August 2022 | CFA Institute | Video: 1hr 37mins.

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Asia-Pacific FinTech Month - Virtual Assets

Watch our recorded webinar to hear from cryptoassets experts discussing valuating crypto assets, emerging opportunities and trends of virtual assets in APAC from different stakeholders' perspectives and advise to investment professionals. 

04 August 2022 | CFA Institute | Video: 1hr 31mins.

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The Rise of Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital

In this recorded webinar, Shreekant Daga of CAIA briefly made a presentation on the Indian private equity and venture capital industry. He then joined our panel of experts and discussed the investment landscape and opportunities, the regulatory and policy environment, and the risk factors fund managers should consider before investing.

21 July 2022 | CFA Institute; CAIA Association | Video: 61 min.

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The Case for Venture Capital During Market Volatility

More disciplined financing rounds, emerging managers adding value, and startups learning the fundamentals earlier on are all bright spots in uncertain times. Listen to the recorded webinar where speakers discussed whether investors should be running towards or away from early venture capital.

14 July 2022 | CFA Institute | Video: 61 min.

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Enhancing Investors Trust - 2022 CFA Institute Investor Trust Study

The 2022 CFA Institute Investor Trust Study gauges the state of investor trust among retail and institutional investors across 15 geographic markets, and explores the factors influencing trust, such as technology, product innovation, personalization, and sustainability.

14 June 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 58 min.

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ESG Talent Development Trends and Strategies

CFA Institute is proud to offer the Certificate in ESG Investing to help firms and individuals stay competitive, and to equip them with skills to better integrate ESG factors into their investment analysis and client conversations. This information session highlights the latest trends and opportunities in the ESG investment space, presents details of the curriculum of the Certificate in ESG Investing, and offers a discussion with industry leaders on how they are filling the ESG talent gap in their companies. 

7 June 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 1 hr 32 min.

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Modern Slavery Webinar - Legal and Regulatory Landscape

Watch the recorded webinar as it discusses the current state of modern slavery risks, the impact of the COVID-pandemic and the evolving legal and regulatory landscape in several key markets like Australia and Thailand.

27 April 2022 | CFA Institute, Monash University

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APAC ESG Investment Strategy: Identifying APAC's ESG Trend-setters

Watch the recorded webinar on 2022 ESG trends to watch and trend-setters in the APAC region, with a zoom-in on climate change, biodiversity and supply chains.

7 April 2022 | CFA Institute, MSCI

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氣候變化危機與ESG投資機遇 : 投資者教育講座

氣候變化是世界關注的重要議題,各國政府相繼推出減排目標及政策,對未來環球經濟及社會發展有深遠的影響。但很多投資者未意識到「綠色投資、ESG、可持續投資」的重要性,不少人的認知仍停留在個別板塊投資機會或社會責任層面。是次講座將從宏觀角度探討氣候變化及碳中和政策如何影響未來經濟發展,以及相關投資機遇及風險。講座亦會討論散戶投資者如何參與綠色/ESG/可持續投資,以及相關基本知識。

17 March 2022 | CFA Institute, CFA Society Hong Kong, IFEC

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IPO Opportunities for Startups in Asia

The interest of venture investors in Southeast Asia has been growing. The Tokyo Stock Exchange is seen as one of the most attractive venues for exit strategies by startups and venture capital in the region, as exemplified by two cross-border IPOs listed on the Exchange in 2021.

16 March 2022 | CFA Society Japan, Tokyo Stock Exchange

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A Spotlight on Investing in China Equities in 2022 and Beyond - Part 2

In the second webinar in the series presented by CFA Institute and T. Rowe Price the panelists discuss the historic trends of investing in china, future growth opportunities and the topics that are at the forefront of investors' minds.

1 March 2022 | CFA Institute, T. Rowe Price

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A Spotlight on Investing in China Equities in 2022 and Beyond - Part 1

CFA Institute and T. Rowe Price present a virtual panel discussion that explores the historic trends in investing in China, future growth opportunities, recent market volatility, ESG in China, and the case for a dedicated allocation to China equities.

22 February 2022 | CFA Institute, T. Rowe Price

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Implementing Sector Rotation Investment Strategies

Sector rotation refers to moving money invested in one sector to another with the objective of making higher returns and mitigating risk. To adopt a sector rotation strategy, investors can go for stocks, mutual funds or ETFs. In this webinar, you can learn about sector rotation strategies and how investors can take advantage of sector rotations.

19 January 2022 | CFA Institute, Nasdaq

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Introducing the First Global Voluntary ESG Disclosure Standards

The purpose of the CFA Institute Global ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products is to facilitate fair representation and full disclosure of an investment product’s consideration of ESG issues in its objectives, investment process, or stewardship activities. When investment products’ ESG approaches are fairly represented and fully disclosed, investors, consultants, advisors, and distributors can better understand, evaluate, and compare investment products, and the potential for greenwashing diminishes.

15 December 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 62 min.

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AI and Big Data Adoption in APAC Financial Services and Strategies for Talent Development

Financial institutions across major financial centres in APAC are increasingly recognizing the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data. How should financial institutions and finance professionals prepare themselves for what is likely the most significant change they will experience in their career? What is the secret sauce to successfully adopting AI and big data in finance? What type of talents are most in demand?

14 December 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 60 min.

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CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing

This info session highlights the latest trends and opportunities in the ESG investment space and demonstrates how the Certificate in ESG Investing provides investment professionals with the expertise and insights needed to integrate ESG factors into investment decisions, preparing you with skills to excel now and in the future. 

7 December 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 59 min.

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Venture Capital 2022: Brighter Skies or Troubled Waters Ahead?

Venture capital is rapidly evolving, undergoing structural changes, facing new challenges, and addressing new client segments. There are also new models and methods for allocators to access VC, which has traditionally been a closed, opaque and capacity-constrained asset class. 

30 November 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 1 hr 3 min.

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Asian Stock Markets — From the Ground Up

Herald van der Linde, CFA, head of equity strategy for Asia Pacific at HSBC presents key findings from his new book, "Asia’s Stock Markets from the Ground Up." The webinar offers a simple but thorough introduction to these fascinating stock markets, examining peaks, troughs, market calamities, juicy scandals, and personal anecdotes from the author's three decades of studying these markets.

25 November 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 1 hr 12 min.

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REIT Landscape in Singapore - Sector Analysis

The Singapore Exchange was informally crowned the APAC REIT hub more than a decade ago. How has the REIT landscape in Singapore evolved since then? Post pandemic, which subsectors within the REIT family are set to emerge strongly? How are REITs coping with the rise of ESG awareness particularly in the green building domain?

11 November 2021 | CFA Institute, CFA Society Singapore, SGX | Video: 1 hr 41 min.

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ESG Trends in APAC Markets: Laggards vs. Leaders

Which ESG themes are driving sector improvements? Who are the laggards and leaders in the various markets and what does this rise in ESG Ratings mean to investors? In this webinar we look at positive ESG trends in the APAC region, the most improved high risk ESG sectors, and the opportunities to turn an ESG laggard into a leader

26 October 2021 | CFA Institute, MSCI | Video: 1 hr 2 min.

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Ethical and Sustainable Business Models in the Banking, Insurance and REIT Industry

Capital market experts discuss whether the ethical business model still holds importance among listed companies in the banking, insurance, and REIT industries. If so, why? And how do we as investors analyze whether top management are fully committed to their ESG and CSR goals? 

20 October 2021 | CFA Institute, ACCA | Video: 1 hr 33 min.

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The Emerging Asia Pacific Capital Markets - Asian Frontier Markets

CFA Institute Research Foundation presents the results of its overview of emerging markets in Asia Pacific. This webinar, the fourth in a series, covers Bangladesh, Cambodia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.

5 October 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 1 hr 35 min.

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T-Shaped Teams - The Roadmap for AI and Big Data Adoption in Investments

Incorporating artificial intelligence and big data techniques in the investment process is critical for the success of the future investment firms and investment professionals alike. And yet, many are struggling to find out where to begin and what to do to prepare themselves for the inevitable change. We discuss how investment organizations build T-shaped teams to connect the investment and technology functions for success.

15 September 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 1 hr 7 min.

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The Case for Asian Fixed Income - Conscious and Intelligent Investing

A panel discussion looking at current opportunities and challenges in Asian fixed income investments from a sustainability and return perspective.

14 September 2021 | CFA Institute, CFA Society Singapore | Video: 59 min.

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Priming the NextGen for a Sustainable Future

These leaders share how their organizations adapt and build teams with skillsets that cater to the future. A future that requires resilience while ensuring sustainability from an environmental, social or governance perspective.

28 August 2021 | CFA Society Malaysia | Video: 1 hr 8 min.

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The Battle of Elon Musk vs Masayoshi Son vs Jamie Dimon - The Lure of Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

An entrepreneur, a venture capitalist, and an employee-entrepreneur-VC analyst share first-hand experience in digital startups, and how the CFA® Program helped them thrive in their careers.

24 August 2021 | CFA Society Malaysia | Video: 59 min.

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Evolution of Banking in a Digital Revolution

A deep-dive into digital transformation, potential career opportunities and skillsets required in the future of the banking industry. Learn how a  to navigate this changing environment.

26 August 2021 | CFA Society Malaysia | Video: 51 min.

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Data Science - The Game Changer of the Industries

This forum discussed the strategic aspect of data analytics, real world examples related to governance of data science, and how it is becoming more important for one's career development.

25 August 2021 | CFA Society Malaysia | Video: 58 min.

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Overview of "ESG Integration Framework" for Investment Analysis

CFA Institute partnered with The Securities and Exchange Commission Thailand to conduct a webinar to help enhance the knowledge of ESG investing for local practitioners. The webinar is targeting local intermediaries, with aims to equip them with fundamental understanding and knowledge in providing ESG-related services to investors.

7 September 2021 | CFA Institute, SEC Thailand, CFA Society Thailand | Video: 1 hr 32 min.

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The Emerging Asia Pacific Capital Markets - ASEAN

CFA Institute Research Foundation presents the results of its overview of emerging markets in Asia Pacific. This webinar, the third in a series, covers Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

7 September 2021 | CFA Institute | Video: 1 hr 3 min.

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About the Author(s)

ARX Editorial Team

Senior Director: Scott Lee
Project Specialist: Natalie Yiu
Coordinator: Christy Leung