Fraudsters often try to build credibility and gain trust by claiming to be an expert or have a special designation
-- a tactic known as source credibility," FINRA says.
Veterans holding a non-commercial driver s license or identification card can immediately apply for the designation
by visiting www.
The society recently began requiring individuals who hold its CSA designation
to make the following disclosure in their marketing materials:
Description: This designation
is for retirement plan personnel, financial consultants/planners and investment advisers, focusing on fundamentals of retirement plans with an emphasis on defined-contribution plans and investment philosophy.
When the latest habitat designation
was made last April, environmental groups said it fell short of what the amphibian needs to avoid extinction.
These certifications include the certified document imaging architect (CDIA+) designation
, which tests individuals' technical understanding of document imaging technologies and related implementation issues.
executive vice president and COO of Discovery, stated, "The granting of Orphan Medicinal Product designation
together with the United States FDA's acceptance of the Surfaxin NDA, increases our confidence in the potential for Surfaxin to become a new, worldwide standard of care for the prevention and treatment of RDS.
Patient data and genotyping designations
were entered in a relational database and merged with selected variables from the national surveillance database.
If you see any unauthorized use of the Appraisal Institute's name, designations
or logos, please notify the Appraisal Institute's Legal Department at the national office and send them a copy of the unauthorized use so that appropriate action can be taken.
will confuse the public about what a CPA is and who is more qualified to do a particular assignment--a CPA or a global credential holder.
And it costs a lot less that setting up a separate organization to study a new designation
then put that designation
Some CPAs acquire a specialty designation
as a means of signaling their expertise in the area of fraud.
is made on the space provided on the partnership return or by attaching a statement to that return (Regs.
861-8(e)(12)(i)(A) sets forth a designation
or "earmarking" requirement that will ensure the presence of the requisite factual connection while providing taxpayers (and the IRS) with an easily administrable rule.
This will culminate a five year process to develop a new accreditation designation
in response to member needs.