November 11, 2015 - New Charter Holder Event

Topic Good People Doing Bad Things: Ethics in Investment Management
Date Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Time 11:30am – 12:00pm – Networking
12:00pm – 1:30pm – Program
Location Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse at the Domain
11600 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin, TX 78758
512-835-9463
Speaker Robert W. Dannhauser, CFA – Head, Global Capital Markets Policy

Good People Doing Bad Things: Ethics in Investment Management

The bank robber Willie Sutton is said to have explained his vocation by saying “that’s where the money is.”  So perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised at ethical breaches in the investment management business that end up costing clients hard-earned money.  But is it simply a matter of crooked people getting into the business? We’ll examine some of the more subtle causes for poor ethical decision making that can cause otherwise good people with functioning moral compasses to do things that in retrospect are ethically suspect or perhaps even criminal.


This event will feature a champagne toast to celebrate our new Charter Holders.

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About Robert W. Dannhauser, CFA

dannhauser_robertBob Dannhauser is Head, Global Capital Markets Policy in CFA Institute’s New York office.  He is responsible for regulatory consultations and thought leadership research activities related to the integrity of global capital markets, and oversees CFA Institute regulatory outreach activities in Washington and Brussels.  He is also responsible for communications strategies for CFA Institute advocacy activities and serves as editor of the Market Integrity Insights blog.

Before joining the CFA Institute staff in 2007, Bob held a variety of sales and client management positions in the institutional investment management business, and has also marketed fixed income analytics systems and launched a registered investment advisory firm.  He is a CFA charterholder and also holds the certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and chartered alternative investment analyst (CAIA) designations.  Bob earned his MBA at Cornell University, and also has a MPH in Health Policy from Rutgers University and a BA in Political Science from the George Washington University.

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