The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and SwedSec Licensiering (SwedSec), the Swedish Securities Institute, have signed an MoU to increase opportunities for cooperation between their organisations through a programme of collaboration.
SwedSec, with 13,000 active and 3,000 passive members, is the central organisation for ensuring qualifications and compliance with rules among professionals in the Swedish securities market.
SwedSec’s overall aim is to contribute to a high level of confidence in the securities market.
The CISI has a 40,000 global membership and is the professional body which sets examinations and offers qualifications for those working or looking to establish a career in the wealth management and capital markets industry. It helps its members attain, maintain and develop their knowledge and skills and to promote the highest standards of ethics and integrity in the securities and investment industry.
Based in the City of London, the CISI is a global organisation with representative offices in financial centres such as Dublin, Singapore, Dubai, Mumbai and Colombo. The CISI works in close cooperation with regulators, firms and other professional bodies worldwide.
The Agreement notes areas of cooperation to include professional development, industry standards and qualifications recognition.
SwedSec and the Dutch Securities Institute are the first professional organisations in northern Europe with which the CISI has aligned itself to date.
Kevin Moore, CISI Director of Global Business Development said: “We are very pleased to have agreed a programme of cooperation between ourselves and SwedSec. There are many areas of mutual interest including industry standards, professionalism, portability of qualifications, integrity and ethics.”
Katarina Lidén, CEO of SwedSec said: “This programme of cooperation is an important step towards establishing common grounds for qualifications on an international level. We’re looking forward to exchanging experience with the CISI and facilitating mobility among professionals in the financial industry.”
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The CISI’s mission is to help members attain, maintain and develop their knowledge and skills and to promote the highest standards of ethics and integrity in the securities and investment industry.
Based in the City of London, the CISI is a global organisation with representative offices in financial centres such as Dublin, Singapore, Dubai, Mumbai and Colombo. We work in close cooperation with regulators, firms and other professional bodies worldwide.
With its 40,000 worldwide membership, the CISI is the professional body which sets examinations and offers qualifications for those working, or looking to establish a career in, the wealth management and capital markets industry.
SwedSec’s mission is to ensure a high level of qualification and rule compliance among professionals in the Swedish securities market. Standards are upheld through examinations, annual knowledge updates, suitability certifications and through disciplinary procedures if rules or regulations are violated.
SwedSec was founded in 2001 by the Swedish Securities Dealers Association. For more information, please see www.swedsec.seFor further information on SwedSec Licensiering AB contact Katarina Lidén, CEO, Stockholm, Sweden Tel: +46 8 56 26 97 15 /+46 704 96 73 98 or email@example.com
SwedSec Licensiering AB arbetar för höga kunskaper och regelefterlevnad hos anställda på värdepappersmarknaden. Detta görs genom licensiering baserat på kunskapskrav och test, och genom att licensen kan återkallas vid regelbrott. SwedSecs vision är att förtroendet för värdepappersmarknaden ska vara högt. Omkring 180 företag är anslutna till SwedSec och över 13 000 av deras anställda är SwedSec-licensierade. SwedSec bildades 2001 av Svenska Fondhandlareföreningen, vilket är branschorganet för företag som står under Finansinspektionens tillsyn och är aktiva på värdepappersmarknaden. För mer information besök www.swedsec.se samt www.fondhandlarna.se