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The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) was established in 1974 as a not-for-profit industry association to foster and develop the professional competencies of the financial sector. IBF represents the interests of close to 200 member financial institutions covering banks, insurance companies, securities brokerages and asset management firms. In partnership with the financial industry and training providers, IBF is now dedicated to empowering practitioners with capabilities to support the growth of the Asian financial industry and to promote the Asian standard of excellence for practitioners in finance. IBF is currently the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore under the IBF Standards (previously the Financial Industry Competency Standards or FICS).

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