Set up in 1990 the CEFA is accredited among the European partners. It is a benchmarked qualification with decentralized/centralized exams, ensuring the major professional skills that candidates need. The training includes both materials relevant to the investment profession (irrespective of where such professionals are located) and a significant coverage of regulatory and market structure material that is closely related to the European market place. To date, over 14,000 European professionals are CEFA holders.
Since 2000 the CEFA Diploma is Benchmarked to CIIA® Foundation Exam + national specific examination as threshold. The CEFA Quality is control by the EFFAS Review Panel. Our Diploma respects local market requirements, conditions and characteristics as well as individual cultures, that´s why in many European countries the CEFA Diploma designation are recognized by the regulators.