FISD Updates FIA Data Certification Content

The new syllabus reflects industry changes since its rollout in 2012.


David Anderson, program director at FISD and principal of UK-based Atradia Consulting, says that almost 1,000 individuals have sat the FIA exam since it was introduced in 2012, with a pass rate of around 75 percent, but says FISD─with input from members, notably Aegon Asset management's John Visti Madsen, BlackRock's Guillaume Goussault, CUSIP's Matthew Bastian, HSBC Securities Services' Chris Johnson, and Robeco's Tristan Dehaan, among others─has updated the syllabus and exam questions to refle

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