Association for Investment Management and Research


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CFA Institute

A professional organization of financial analysts. In addition to operating the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) exams, its members agree to abide by a code of ethical conduct in financial reporting known as the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). Founded in 1925 in Chicago, the CFA Institute has 135 member societies in 56 countries.

Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR)

An international nonprofit organization for investment practitioners and educators. AIMR was founded in 1990 from a merger of the Financial Analysts Federation and the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts. The AIMR is charged with educating and examining investment managers and analysts while sustaining high standards of professional conduct.
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Many CPAs provide attestation services to investment advisers in engagements to determine whether they have met the Association for Investment Management and Research performance presentation standards (AIMR-PPS).
It was formed as the Association for Investment Management and Research in 1990 from the combination of the Financial Analysts Federation (formed in 1947) and the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (formed in 1962).
Gravel, CFA, first vice president and branch manager at CIBC Wood Gundy in Montreal, Canada, has been elected chair of the Board of Governors of the newly renamed CFA Institute (formerly, the Association for Investment Management and Research, or AIMR).
Members of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), the global non-profit professional association that administers the Chartered Financial Analyst(R) study and examination program worldwide, have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution that changes the organization's name to "CFA Institute.
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