CIS is responsible for regulating the practice of stock broking in Nigeria.
Members are required to practice strictly within their area of competence and to maintain and enhance this competence. They therefore have the responsibility to keep abreast of developments and knowledge in their areas of expertise In order to maintain their competence. In addition to maintaining their own competence, they should strive to contribute to the advancement of the body of knowledge with which they practice, and to the profession in general.
In order to assist Members to seek excellence in their professional work, the Institute attaches great importance to Continuing Professional Development “CPD” activities to keep them informed and updated of latest information, happenings and events relevant to their work and the profession.
Given the current rapid development in the securities and investment industry at this knowledge-based economy, it is a global recognition that mandatory participation in continuing education and professional development would help to ensure that securities and investment professional meet up-to-date requirements and catch up with the rapidly changing business landscape and innovation, ethical challenges, complex regulations, globalization and technological advancements through ongoing education and training
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