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Kurt Schacht

Kurt Schacht

Kurt N. Schacht, JD, CFA is Managing Director for CFA Institute’s advocacy group. He has overseen CFA Institute policy research, standards and government relations area, and has been responsible for the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPSĀ®), and the CFA Institute Asset Manager Code and one of its flagship publications, the Financial Analysts Journal. Prior to joining CFA Institute, he served as chief operating officer for a mutual fund complex, general counsel and COO for a Manhattan based hedge fund, and as deputy director/chief legal officer for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB). He is an industry practice expert on investment management, corporate governance and financial service industry regulation, including Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act rules and practice.