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Russ WermersMaryland Smith’s Russ Wermers Named to SEC Advisory Committee

Maryland Smith finance professor Russ Wermers was selected by the Securities and Exchange Commission to serve on its new Asset Management Advisory Committee, formed to offer advice and recommendations to the SEC on how regulations and industry trends impact investors. 

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Nov 12, 2020

Pandemic-era disruptions underscored a troubling reality in the pharmaceutical industry – an outsized reliance on foreign manufacturers for the raw ingredients for drugs sold in the United States.

Oct 13, 2020

When business scholars examine what transpired in the markets in 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the things they’ll study is financial markets stability and the influence of data gaps.

Oct 05, 2020

In ‘The Second Objective Function,’ CFP launches a free webinar series that explores the environmental, social and corporate governance questions that are most pressing for organizations and investors today.

Aug 13, 2020

Series Focused on Mortgage Industry to be delivered by Maryland Smith, Collateral Risk Network

Jul 24, 2020

Is the stock market in bubble territory, ready to burst? Or are these boom times?

Jun 16, 2020

“Stories abound in life,” Maryland Smith’s Russell Wermers said, opening a webinar discussion Tuesday. The topic: Narrative economics, with Nobel laureate Robert Shiller.

Shiller, who received the 2013 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, has...

Mar 20, 2020

The University of Maryland is actively monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (termed “COVID-19”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Very rapidly, the virus has been detected in numerous...

Oct 18, 2019

Maryland Smith finance professor Russ Wermers was selected by the Securities and Exchange Commission to serve on its new Asset Management Advisory Committee, formed to offer advice and recommendations to the SEC on how regulations and industry trends impact...

Jan 28, 2019

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed professor Wendy W. Moe as associate dean of master’s programs. In her new role she will serve on the dean’s senior leadership team and oversee all MBA and specialty master’s programs...

Jan 25, 2019

Educator, philanthropist and retired bank executive William Longbrake, DBA ’76, has pledged $1 million to support the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The unrestricted gift will provide flexibility to the school, where Longbrake...

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