Coface organized at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bucharest the 13th edition of the Country Risk Conference, and with this occasion, economic and business experts will discuss the hot topics of the moment: the European Union's future economic, Romania in the context of uncertainties regarding the future of the European Union, economic trends at local level, strategies and policies for a healthy business environment. The event, addressed to top officials from the domestic and international business environment, counted with , more than 400 top business participants in the market, from many sectors. Mr. Hans Buysse, EFFAS Board member was invited to participate to the conference AAFBR, EFFAS society in Romania, that also sponsored the event.

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Jesús López Zaballos, , has been re-elected President of the European Federation of Financial Analysts, EFFAS (European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies), representing the IEAF. This re-election, which extends the presidency of the Spanish representative for three more years, has been formalized in the general assembly of this organization, held in Madrid, and has been unanimously approved by a proposal of the board of directors.

In this third consecutive term of the Spanish representative, chosen for the first time in 2012, EFFAS's priority challenges will be to analyze the changes in the role of analysts and investment managers in the face of the challenge of new technologies; Work for the establishment of a mandatory professional certification for analysts and portfolio managers within the framework of the European MiFID II regulation;

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Committed to the last: Dr Jean-Claude Dufournet

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To all the members of national societies and all the CIIA charter holders:

lt is with great sadness and sense of loss to inform you of the passing of Dr. Jean-Claude Dufournet. He was scheduled to attend the ACIIA Council Meeting and Annual General Meeting in Frankfurt on June 29. We still cannot believe that he will not be there. As the obituary by the Swiss Society said, Jean-Claude was "committed to the last."

As all of you know, Jean-Claude co-founded the Association of Certified lnternational lnvestment Analysts (ACIIA) in 2001, and for the past sixteen years he had played a critical role in the development of the CIIA designation. On behalf of all the member national societies and the CIIA charter holders all over the world both in the past and the present, we would like to express our deepest appreciation for his dedication to the CIIA and ACIIA. He had been working relentlessly to improve the CIIA designation and ACIIA operations. lt is not an exaggeration at all to say that we could have never come this far without him.

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Presentation of the Paper ´Non-Bank Financing of European Non-Financial Firms´

On Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 has been presented in Lisbon the Working Paper developed for EFFAS by the Nova School of Business and Economics under the direction of the Mr. Marques, APAF representative in the EFFAS EMC. Attached you will find the program and the full version of the Paper ´Non-Bank Financing of European Non-Financial Firms´, you are welcome to circulate it to your members and also publish it in your website.

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The 1st CIIA Annual Convention in China “To Become the Power to Change the World”, “Chinese CIIA” Has Drawn Attention from the World

001Under the forceful support of Association of Certified International Investment Analysts (ACIIA) and Securities Association of China(SAC), led and organized by the family of CIIA in China, the 1st CIIA Annual Convention in China and the Forum of the Financial Development and Trend took place grandly on April 15, 2017 in Jianguo Hotel in Shanghai, to celebrate the 11th anniversary for CIIA’s being introduced into China.


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The 1st CIIA Annual Convention in China  Speeches of Distinguished Guests

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