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This series provides a guide to the economic and policy developments within the European Union (EU) and is a must-listen for any student, policy maker, legislator, economist, or corporate strategist seeking a greater understanding of the opportunities, risks, and emerging policy initiatives that will affect the 330 million consumers living there and the companies doing or seeking to do business there.

These podcasts are delivered by Josina Kamerling, head of regulatory outreach for CFA Institute for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Benefit from Ms. Kamerling’s six-year odyssey of working with the EU commission and the EU parliament, from advocacy to implementation of key economic and regulatory issues. Along the way Ms. Kamerling shares the unique perspectives she’s gained regarding the body politic that is the EU, describing its wonder, in some respects its majesty, and the perils it faces.

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials and is a champion of ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. There are more than 163,000 CFA Charterholders worldwide in 163 markets. For more information visit, follow on social @MarketIntegrity and @JosinaKamerling or connect with Josina on LinkedIn.

Nov 8, 2022

Josina Kamerling and Rhodri Preece, Senior Head, Research, CFA Institute, discuss the findings of the 2022 CFA Institute Investor Trust Survey and talk about how retail and institutional investors are interacting with the factors impacting trust today.

Jun 28, 2022

The Taxonomy Regulation establishes an EU-wide classification framework to provide businesses and investors with a common language to identify environmentally sustainable economic activities. Companies will be required to disclose their impact in the environment and increase transparency in how they mitigate it. On this...

May 12, 2022

Josina introduces us to the recent developments in corporate governance and reporting to protect retail investors, and the need for a holistic approach in the recent CSRD proposal, the EU legislation that aims to widen the NFRD's scope and ESG disclosure requirements. She welcomes Olivier Boutellis-Taft, CEO...

Apr 4, 2022

CFA Institute and BETTER FINANCE address the recent boom of SPACs in a joint research report that brings a pragmatic view of the issues facing European retail investors and investment professionals that are considering a move into this rapidly evolving (and for many, unfamiliar) territory. Roberto Silvestri, Josina...

Mar 8, 2022

The investment industry is facing a cultural shift as diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) become crucial elements in attracting and retaining talent, whoever it comes from. Josina introduces Sarah Maynard, Global Head, External Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at CFA Institute. She recognizes that an organization with...