SAAJ holds various kinds of seminars to enable members to brush up their knowledge and learn the latest developments in the investment world.
SAAJ International Seminar │ SAAJ Seminar │ SAAJ Summer Seminar │
SAAJ-Nippon Finance Association Joint Seminar │ SAAJ Private Banking (PB) Seminar │
Seminars for CIIA holders from abroad │ GIPS Seminar │ Other Seminars │
SAAJ Annual Conference │ CMA Regional Communication Networks
SAAJ INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR
Newly introduced as an annual continuing education program for investment professionals, the “SAAJ International Seminar” is a high-caliber seminar focusing on the most critical issues related to investment management. This seminar is supported by supranational organizations of professional financial analysts: ACIIA (The Association of Certified International Investment Analysts); ASIF (Asian Securities and Investments Federation); and EFFAS (The European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies).
|2015|| Asset Management in Asia: Opportunities and Future Development
24 April 2015, Tokyo
|2014|| The Future of Investment Strategy under the Dramatic Changes in the Investment Environment
6-7 March 2014, Tokyo
|2013|| Pension Fund Management in Global Low-growth Environment
21-22 February 2013, Tokyo
|2012|| The Future Asset Management Business in Japan and its Strategies for Further
Development : Proposals for New Strategies
24-25 February 2012, Tokyo
This seminar mainly focuses on equity analysis and is held in Tokyo annually.
Re-evaluating Japanese Stocks in Expanding Global Investments
18 January 2013
Equity Investments under Adversity - Towards Recovery of Japanese Corporations
20 January 2012
Development of Equity Markets and Changing Climate Surrounding Equity Investment
in Asian Countries
19 January 2011
SAAJ SUMMER SEMINAR
This seminar targets the analysis of macroeconomics, finance, and bond investments and is held in Tokyo every summer.
Macro-Economic Environment and Fixed Income Investment Strategy by the Japanese Pension Funds
2 July 2014
|2013|| Investment Strategy in an Entirely New Dimension of Monetary Easing
3 July 2013
|2011|| Fixed Income Investments after Great East Japan Earthquake
29 June 2011
|2010|| Emergence of Sovereign Risk and Implications
7 July 2010
SAAJ-NIPPON FINANCE ASSOCIATION JOINT SEMINAR
This seminar is jointly conducted with the Nippon Finance Association focusing on interesting topics for academics and practitioners and is held in Tokyo annually.
|2014|| Progress of Information Technology and Application in Securities Investments:Big Data and High Frequency Trading
3 September 2014
|2013|| Sustainability of Asset Value Increases
9 September 2013
|2011|| Commodity Investments and Strategies: Theories and Practices amid Rising Commodity Prices
29 September 2011
|2010|| Launch of TSE’s Arrowhead and its Impact on Stock Trading and Pricing
3 September 2010
SAAJ PRIVATE BANKING (PB) SEMINAR
SAAJ holds a two-day seminar with case study sessions for wealth management in Tokyo every year, which provides participants an opportunity to keep up to date and maintain their reputation as reliable advisers. Supplementary seminars are also held focusing on specific topics.
|2010|| 4th Private Banking Seminar: Theory and Practice for Private Bankers
10 and 17 December 2010
| Adult Guardianship System: To Enhance Professional Capabilities of Private Bankers
14 October 2010
| Asset Management in the form of Corporation or Trust for High Net Worth Individuals
30 September 2010
| Life Time Transfer for High Net Worth Individuals
17 September 2010
| Education for the Next Generation in the Global Era: Advisory Services for High
Net Worth Families in Overseas and Japan
30 August 2010
| Inheritance and Gift in a Global World: Issue of Possible Double Taxation between
Japan and the U.S. Property Taxes
24 June 2010
| Characteristics of Owners’ Corporate Management: To Enhance Professional
Capabilities of Private Bankers
10 May 2010
Seminars for CIIA holders from abroad
The SAAJ will hold four seminars (including lunch) which CIIA holders from abroad are eligible to attend without any participation fee. All these seminars will be held in Tokyo.
- 24 April 2015: SAAJ International Seminer
“Asset Management in Asia: Opportunities and Future Development”
- 9 September 2013: SAAJ-Nippon Finance Association Joint Seminar
“Sustainability of Asset Value Increases”
- 3 July 2013: SAAJ Summer Seminar
“Investment Strategy in an Entirely New Dimension of Monetary Easing”
21-22 February 2013: SAAJ International Seminar
“Pension Fund Management in Global Low Growth Environment”
- 18 January 2013: SAAJ Seminar
“Re-evaluating Japanese Stocks in Expanding Global Investments”
As the GIPS Country Sponsor in Japan, SAAJ has been conducting regular annual GIPS Seminar since January 2006. In July 2010, SAAJ commenced a series of GIPS Seminars for the purpose of providing practical and up to date information on the 2010 edition of the GIPS Standards.
|2011|| Applying GIPS Standards to Real Estate and Private Equity Investments
4 February 2011
|2010|| Performance Calculation and the Concept of Fair Value
8 December 2010
| GIPS Compliance on the Global Basis
29 September 2010
| Fundamentals of Compliance with the GIPS Standards
9 July 2010
| 2010 Revisions to the GIPS Standards – Key Points and Impact on Practices –
8 March 2010
Some 100 presentations by Japanese and foreign specialists on various topics concerning investment theory, economics, and financial, industrial, and scientific technology, etc. are held in Tokyo and local cities annually.
SAAJ ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The first SAAJ Annual Conference was held in 1986. Since then, it has been held to promote members' knowledge and networking. The program consists of commemorative speech, keynote speech, and panel discussions on current topics of interest to securities analysts.
CMA REGIONAL COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
SAAJ’s aim is to organize regional communication networks among CMA members. Kyushu Communication Network, Tokai Communication Network, and Hokuriku Communication Network have been established since 2008. Group studies and educational seminars are held in each region with active participation by network members.