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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 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...

Jul 12, 2021

Josina Kamerling walks us through the findings of the CFA Institute survey report ‘COVID-19, One Year Later: Capital Markets Entering Uncharted Waters’, which captured the thoughts of thousands of our members on the impact of the pandemic on global financial markets, and discusses the EU regulatory response to...

Jun 14, 2021

The pandemic is likely to change the role of company boards and the way people look at companies. The fourth edition of the CFA Institute investor trust study reveals consumers and employees want to have the power to influence companies. They also believe that CEOs must lead on societal issues such as the pandemic...