ECONOMYNEXT – The Sri Lanka unit of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, a global association of investment professionals, will sign an agreement with the capital markets watchdog to promote governance during a visit by the orgnisation’s global head.
Paul Smith, president and chief executive of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, will visit Sri Lanka to recognize several key community service and public engagement initiatives undertaken by the CFA Society Sri Lanka.
“This visit is an acknowledgement of continued efforts of the CFA Society Sri Lanka to improve financial literacy and to promote the highest ethical standards and professional excellence within the local investment community,” a statement said.
During his visit, Smith will attend several advocacy and outreach initiatives conducted by the CFA Society Sri Lanka.
One will be the official signing of an agreement between the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka and CFA Society Sri Lanka to promote stakeholder consultations and best practices on governance.
The agreement is a key strategic initiative of the CFA Society Sri Lanka to advance its advocacy and outreach objective of promoting fair and transparent capital markets and investor protection, the statement said.
(COLOMBO, 24 July, 2019)