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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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Oct 10, 2013

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Oct 02, 2013

Media Alert: Oct. 2, 2013
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Sep 26, 2013

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Professor of Finance Russ Wermers has been appointed as Director of the Center for Financial Policy (CFP) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Aug 29, 2013

Hedge funds have been characterized as an investment vehicle exclusively for the wealthy. What makes these elusive funds so lucrative and can an average investor get in on them? [VIDEO]

Aug 16, 2013

Financial regulators, policymakers, academic researchers, private sector professionals, and IMF/World Bank country delegates gathered on April 17, 2012 to discuss the future of financial regulation.

Aug 05, 2013

As a Securities and Exchange Commission deputy chief economist, Kathleen Weiss Hanley has garnered praise for delivering “critical thought leadership” and spurring “rigorous economic modeling.”

May 20, 2013

The head of the federal Office of Financial Research visited the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on May 14, 2013 to recruit experts to help mitigate a U.S. financial crisis.

May 01, 2013

Van Munching Hall filled with cameras and lights as C-SPAN prepared for the Robert H. Smith School of Business’ Center for Financial Policy’s (CFP) Congressional Briefing Series.

May 01, 2013

Much talk these days focuses on emerging markets as having lost their luster. Once lauded as new economic powers, these markets are now experiencing lowered growth rates and other problems. Experts from industry, academia and government gathered to examine the...

Apr 15, 2013

Jaime Caruana, General Manager for the Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Jaime Caruana...

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