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Let's Talk EU

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.

Jan 17, 2022

Josina Kamerling, Susan Spinner, CFA, CEO of CFA Society Germany, and Martina Bahl, CFA, CFA Society Germany's Advocacy member, discuss the findings of the joint CFA Institute and CFA Society Germany report “Stakeholder capitalism in Action - Spotlight on Germany’s Works Councils”, which looks at how stakeholder...

Jan 3, 2022

Josina Kamerling discusses the Pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) regulation, with Hans Van Meerten, professor of European Pension Law at Utrecht University. Effective January 1 2022, 240 million savers in the EU will get better pension choices. This episode covers the background of the legislation and...

Nov 17, 2021

Josina Kamerling, co-president of the Prize Jury discusses with her co-president Prof. Paul Dembinski about this edition’s laureates, what themes are emerging and what needs to change in the financial industry for sustainability to function. Following the high-level commitments at COP26, how can we walk the talk?

Sep 1, 2021

Josina Kamerling introduces us to Simon Rawson from ShareAction, an UK-based charity that advocates for responsible investment. They discuss the impact of Covid-19 on stakeholder engagement in firms, and specifically the role of Annual General Meetings (AGMs) in shaping business conduct.

Jul 26, 2021

Josina Kamerling and Rhodri Preece, CFA, Senior Head of Industry Research at CFA Institute talk about the findings of the CFA Institute ‘Future of Work in Investment Management’ survey, which gives us a glimpse of the evolution of work post-pandemic. They also discuss how regulators are coping with the new virtual...