Affiliation with CIFA
The Convention of Financial Advisors (CIFA) is an international organisation with consultative status at the United Nations and represents over half a million financial intermediaries worldwide.
The objectives of the CIFA are as follows :
To protect and defend the interests of Independent Financial Advisors at national and international level by creating a unique network of resources both in Switzerland and internationally.
To propose and present projects to national and international authorities for the harmonisation of the differing operating rules and regulations within the member states represented by CIFA
To facilitate the implementation of new rules and procedures imposed by national and supra national authorities.
To establish a code of conduct to deal with unethical practices and money laundering.
Affiliation with FECIF
The European Federation of Financial Advisers and Financial Intermediaries (FECIF) was chartered in June 1999 for the defence and promotion of the role of financial advisers and intermediaries in Europe.
FECIF is an independent and non-profit-making organisation exclusively at the service of its financial adviser and intermediary members, who are from the 27 European Union member states, plus the UK & Switzerland.
It is the only European body representing European financial advisers and intermediaries. FECIF is based in Brussels, at the heart of Europe.