Corporate Investments and Individual Advisers, CIIA to be Launched at the 2018 IAPM Conference

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Wednesday, November 07, 2018 8.00AM / Bukola Akinyele WebTV

 

The Corporate Investment and Individual Advisers will be officially launched at the 2018 edition of the Investment Advisers and Portfolio Manager, IAPM conference scheduled for November 14th in Lagos. 

This was part of the key statements made at the press conference yesterday to disclose what stakeholders and participants should expect at the IAPM conference. 

CIIA which is an affiliate of the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers, was registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria on April 20, 2018. 

The CIIA will serve as  a self-regulatory organization [SRO] for corporate and individual investment advisers in the Nigerian capital market. 

President of the IAPM Mr Abimbola Olashore who gave the briefing said the conference will focus on the theme ““The Future of Investment Advisory Services in Nigeria.” 

According to him “IAPM Members’ Forum is an annual event that brings the investment community together to exchange information on issues, trends and latest developments in the financial market. The event also serves as interface for networking among members, members of the investment community and the regulators of the financial markets”. 

Key functionaries expected to grace the event include; Ms Mary Uduk, Acting Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission who will serve as the special guest of honour while Chief (Dr) Ajibola Ogunshola Chairman, Continental Reinsurance and Alexander Forbes Consulting Actuaries Nigeria will Chair the event. 

Other eminent personalities that will grace the occasion are Mr Oscar Onyema, OON CEO of the Nigeria Stock Exchange, Executives of banks, insurance firms and other financial institutions. 

Mr Mobolaji Balogun the Chairman of Lafarge Africa a notable investment banker with over twenty-eight years experience will be the Guest speaker for the 2018  IAPM conference. 

President of CIIA Mrs Oluwatoyin Sanni said  the objective of the conference is to showcase excellence and the quality of  leadership in the IAPM. 

The IAPM was formed in 1981 under its maiden name Association of Pension fund and Investment Managers and was subsequently changed to Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers to represent the wider interest of majority of its members. Corporate bodies who founded the Association are Portfolio/Assets managers, Trust corporations, Pension fund managers, Banks, Insurance organizations and other allied organizations with the aim of promoting professionalism in the practice and administration of investment management and investment advisory in Nigeria.

 

IAPM has the following objectives;

    • Promote professionalism, high standards of integrity, public responsibility, and competence in the investment advisory profession regarding the investment and wealth management industry through the structured training of members and non-members.
    • Propagate global standard financial planning and investment management education and practices in our domestic industry through robust training programmes.
    • Self-regulate duly registered practitioners through structure and practice standard requirements, provide benefits, services and products that will assist and add value to member firms in their course of doing business.
    • Create the appropriate forum for further protecting the direct interest of all investors in the market.
    • Establish the appropriate structure or platform through which professional recognition will be given to deserving member interms of certification and other relevant endorsements.
    • Collaborate with the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities, government institutions and professional bodies in developing the practice of all-round professional investment and wealth management in Nigeria.
    • Collaborate with other professional institutions for prudent financial management advocacy in the financial market.
    • Carry on all other relevant functions to ensuring the adequate protection of investor clients and their hard-earned moneys.


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