Financial Advisor Designations

Designation: CIC
Designation Full Title: Chartered Investment Counselor
Definition: None found

Issuing Organization: Investment Advisor Assocaiation
Website/URL: http://www.investmentadviser.org/eweb/Startpage.aspx
Is the designation still offered: Currently offered & recognized by the issuing organization
Is the designation still supported: 
What are the prerequisites? 1 year employment in and IAA eligible position, 5 year cumulative work experience, more than 50% time spent in investing or portfolio management, letter of rec from CEO, principal manager, senior leader, and 3 additional latters of rec, hold CFA
What are the requirements to obtain the designation? None
What type of examination is required to complete the designation process? None
Is there any ongoing continuing education or other requirements to maintain the designation? Annual certification by IAA member firm and no professional disciplinary proceedings
Where can you check if someone has the designation and if it’s current? None
Does the designation have a complaint process and if so, where can it be found? None
Is there a published list of disciplined designees and if so, where can it be viewed? none
Who is the accreditation through? None
Recommended for: CFA’s
Code of Ethics or Ethics Course? None
Length of Time For Completion: Not found