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About The AAFM® Board of Standards

The American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM®) is an independent worldwide Board of Standards and Accreditation Council for management professionals. We are a global SRO self regulatory organization that recognizes the highest criteria in academic standards, industry experience, ethics, and continuing education mandates as dictated by the IBANEZ and PEEL USA Supreme Court decisions dicta on financial board certification and credentials.
AAFM® International Board of Standards is listed and disclosed in various governmental registries around the world such as the Dept of Education, Dept of Labor and financial regulatory educational registry. AAFM® has members in 150+ countries. AAFM® is a professional association member of The ACBSP Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs and the AACSB™ International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The AAFM® is the first financial organization in the world to achieve direct alliance with government recognized business school accreditation agency. With recent conferences and summits in Argentina, Shanghai, Mexico, Geneva, Singapore, and the Caribbean, AAFM is at the forefront of International Finance, Law, & Economics. Read our AAFM Global Recognition, Listings and Disclosure with Various Authorities. Because AAFM® has a global recognition policy with the ACBSP and the AACSB International, this educational recognition represents the Top 2 Government Recognized Accreditation Agencies Worldwide for Business Schools and represent 560 of the top business schools.
With AAFM® liaison & representative offices in China, India, Africa, Arabia, West Indies, EU, UK, Singapore, Philippines, and Latin America’s,  the AAFM®  Certification Board of Standards is the only truly worldwide graduate  certification standards body for financial executives, managers, analysts, planners, faculty, investment executives and counselors. Further, AAFM®  is the first purely financial certification organization to work directly with the US, Arabian, India and Chinese Governmental bodies to improve education, standards, quality, and assessment. Further, AAFM®  has a legal coexistence agreement with the CFP™ Board of Standards and The CFA Institute formerly the AIMR™ Worldwide in which the AAFM®  brand, select certifications,  and various credentials are protected trademarks globally.   AAFM®  is also disclosed and listed in the US Dept. of Labor, Dept of Education guides, Financial Regulatory Websites, the US Government Occupational Handbook, and with the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Further, the AAFM® Board of Standards is listed in the the United Nations Civil Society Registry along with other top financial and accounting organizations. See our Global Recognition and Transparent Accreditation Certification Requirements.