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Aug 24 2012 | 12:02pm ET
A hedge fund industry veteran has been named the new head of the CFA Institute in the Asia-Pacific region.
Paul Smith will take over the association's Asian operations in Hong Kong at the beginning of October. He succeeds Ashvin Vibhakar, who will remain a managing director and who will lead strategic initiatives for CFA, which saw the largest number of candidates ever sit for its exams in June, 40% of whom were from the Asia-Pacific region.
Smith is the founder of Asia Alternative Asset Partners, a hedge fund seeder and distribution platform. CFA CEO John Rogers called him "a fine example of an investment professional who upholds the highest standards of ethical practice."
Smith will step-down from Triple-A, which he set up in 2007. He said the firm was still working to find his successor and would remain in operation.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…