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48th After-Work Lecture: Asset Allocation in a Low Yield EnvironmentLecture

05.03.2020 17:30 - 19:00

The event has been canceled!

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47th After-Work Lecture: Value Investing: Who, What and Why?Lecture

14.11.2019 17:30 - 19:00

Dr. Athanassakos' mandate as the Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing is to spread the word of value investing as there seems to be a lot of confusion in the public sphere about value investing.

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46th After-Work Lecture: Ethical Decision Making: "How to do the right thing even if no one is watching"Lecture

10.10.2019 17:30 - 19:00

Can ethics be dangerous to your career? What should you do if you are asked to do something that you believe is illegal or unethical?

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45th After-Work Lecture: Sustainable Investing with Passive Solutions: Returns with ImpactLecture

16.05.2019 17:30 - 19:00

Sustainable investing (SI) has evolved. No longer just a "nice-to-have" for policy makers, regulators and investors, SI is now high on the agenda, and investors are looking for ways to incorporate sustainability and responsible investing.

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44th After-Work Lecture: Convertible bonds – the best of both worlds betterLecture

21.03.2019 17:30 - 19:00

Convertible bonds are a niche asset class which seems under-owned by investors.

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43rd After-Work Lecture: Aviation Investment: a mature, stable and secure Income StrategyLecture

22.11.2018 17:30 - 19:00

Aviation is a truly global business. An Aircraft is a real asset that is mobile and global-ly transferrable. The financing of an aircraft, and the subsequent leasing to an airline is a familiar “sale and lease-back” structure.

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42nd After-Work Lecture: Quo Vadis Capital Markets?Lecture

18.10.2018 17:30 - 19:00

How capital markets have developed recently and what changes do markets and investors face in the future?

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41st After-Work Lecture: Fintech, Machine Learning, BlockchainLecture

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 17.30 - 19.00
University of Liechtenstein, Lecture Hall 4

How new technologies drive sustainable finance and impact investing. Several large-scale trends are fundamentally changing consumer expectations. Sustainability influences more and more consumer decisions.

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40th After-Work Lecture: Let's All Learn How to Fish…to Sustain Long-Term Economic GrowthLecture

22.11.2017 17:30 - 19:00

Demographics do not have to be destiny. We have a choice. Today's economic growth challenges will become greater in the future because of the world's aging population, fertility levels and trends, and current entitlement policies.

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39th After-Work Lecture: Future State of the Investment ProfessionLecture

08.11.2017 17:30 - 19:00

The future of the investment industry is important for the functioning of the global economy, for the approximately 2 million workers it employs, and for the clients and end investors that depend on it to manage around $100 trillion in assets.

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38th After-Work Lecture: Another Frontier in Investment Management: Risk-based InvestmentLecture

11.05.2017 17:30 - 19:00

Risk-based investment governance is a structural new frontier in investment management. Indeed, one just needs to open the newspapers on governance lapses and their associated cost.

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37th After-Work Lecture: Illiquid and distressed asset markets - a practitioner's perspectiveLecture

23.03.2017 17:30 - 19:00

The global financial crisis of 2007/2008, starting with the subprime mortgage market in the USA, was in essence a liquidity crisis that was magnified by excessive risk taking in the years leading up to it.

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36th After-Work Lecture: Workshop: Can ethics be dangerous to your career?Lecture

01.12.2016 17:30 - 19:00

What should you do if you are asked to do something that you believe is illegal or unethical?
Although ethical dilemmas are a normal and predictable part of most jobs, they can be dangerous to your career.

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35th After-Work Lecture: Investigating the Icelandic Financial CrisisLecture

10.11.2016 17:30 - 19:00

Jared Bibler was the lead investigator into the multi-billion-dollar equity market abuse that helped create the conditions for the 2008 Icelandic financial crisis.

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34th After-Work Lecture: Strategic Investing: an Ownership approachLecture

13.10.2016 18:00 - 19:30

Prof. J. Carlos Jarillo will focus his presentation on the topic “Strategic Investing: an Ownership approach” and its implications. He will compare the pros and cons of Private vs Listed Equity and will look at the long-term real risk of investing.

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33rd After-Work Lecture: Built To Fail - How Flaws in The Global Monetary System Produce DeflationLecture

19.05.2016 17:30 - 19:00

Series of lectures on current developments in Asset and Investment Management. Exchange of ideas amongst professionals of Corporations, Banks, Asset Management, Investment and Insurance Companies, Financial Advisory Services, Tax Administration etc.

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32nd After-Work Lecture: Does Value Investing Work? The Past, Present and FutureLecture

17.03.2016 17:30 - 19:00

In a world where investors do not know whom or what to follow, do the simple principles of value investing taught by Benjamin Graham last century in the “Intelligent investor“ still work?

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31st After-Work Lecture: (R)Evolution in Investment Management

05.11.2015 17:30 - 19:00

Against the background of a changing landscape of the investment management industry, the speaker will review key drivers along the value creation chain of investment management and some major developments.

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30th After-Work Lecture: Next Generation Asset & Wealth Management - Perspectives of a FinTech EntrepreneurLecture

01.10.2015 17:30 - 19:00

Based on over 10 years’ experience in the asset and wealth management space, 6 of them as an entrepreneur and founder of two companies, Mr. Appenzeller will highlight the upcoming dramatic changes to the asset and wealth management landscape.

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After-Work Lecture: Investment implications of the SNB decisionLecture

21.05.2015 17:30 - 19:00

On January 15, the SNB decided to discontinue the minimum exchange rate to EUR and at the same time lower interest-rates on sight deposit account balances to -0.75%.

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After-Work Lecture: Challenges pension funds face due to low interest ratesLecture

26.03.2015 17:30 - 19:00

For any pension scheme, the purpose of investing is to fund future benefits. The continuous decline of interest rates represents a huge challenge.

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After-Work Lecture: Smart Beta and the search for the Holy Grail

06.11.2014 17:30 - 19:00

The term “indexing” in equity markets is associated with the weighting of index constituents according to their absolute level of market capitalization.

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After-Work Lecture: Project Finance – Risk Profile and Structuring Techniques of a Major Infrastructure Development ToolLecture

02.10.2014 17:30 - 19:00

Project Finance is a financing technique commonly employed to design, procure, build and operate large infrastructure projects such as power stations, satellite systems, pipelines or roads.

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After-Work Lecture: Current Challenges in Wealth ManagementLecture

22.05.2014 17:30 - 19:00

Private Wealth Management is a discipline with clear development needs. The industry significantly lags behind academic research. Private Wealth Management is very demanding.

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After-Work Lecture: Performance-based Fees in Asset Management: Some Critical ObservationsLecture

06.03.2014 17:30 - 19:00

Performance-based fee arrangements are becoming increasingly popular in the investment management industry.

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After-Work Lecture: Classical and Alternative Risk Premia: Back to the Roots of Investment ReturnsLecture

14.11.2013 17:30 - 19:00

For practitioners in the asset management industry the question of identifying attractive risk premia in financial markets is of preeminent importance. Today’s financial markets pose a dilemma.

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After-Work Lecture: Insurance-Linked Investments - A Careful Look at the True Investment CaseLecture

26.09.2013 17:30 - 19:00

Insurance and reinsurance companies are in the business of assuming event-driven risks from individuals and companies. A particularly difficult risk management challenge for the industry is posed by high severity, low probability events.

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After-Work Lecture: When does Portfolio Optimization Pay?Lecture

23.05.2013 17:30 - 19:00

Passive investments have gained wide acceptance in the investor community. Yet the question is to what extent this is costly for investors.

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After-Work Lecture: Monetary Policy after the Financial Crisis - A World of Low Interest RatesLecture

14.03.2013 17:30 - 19:00

Since the financial and economic crisis, central banks all over the world have pursued expansionary monetary policies. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is no exception.

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After-Work Lecture: Stock Exchanges in Changing Times - from ETF over MTF to HFTLecture

06.12.2012 17:30 - 19:00

In his presentation Alain Picard will touch on recent developments in the world of stock exchanges. Exchange Traded Funds for example have come from zero to a CHF 100 bn. turnover business on SIX Swiss Exchange within just ten years.

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After-Work Lecture: Finance - A Palace without Ground Floor?Lecture

04.10.2012 17:30 - 19:00

Finance has achieved a high reputation as an academic discipline in the last decades: more than fifteen Nobel awards bear witness to it. There is hardly any other field in social sciences with similar relevance for practical decision making.

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After-Work Lecture: The M&A Deal CycleLecture

12.01.2012 17:30 - 19:00

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