Professional Societies

Meet with your colleagues in Professional Societies to share best practices, attend educational seminars and engage in peer-to-peer networking.

About Professional Societies

By facilitating the exchange of information among specialized professionals in the financial services industry, SIFMA's Societies prepare members for market changes and emerging trends.

For more information on Professional Societies, please contact:

Office of Professional Societies
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SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society

SIFMA’s Compliance & Legal Society is the leading forum for compliance and legal professionals working in the financial services industry. Membership provides a unique opportunity for industry leaders and regulators to come together to share information and collaborate with the goal of ensuring our capital markets are the most fair, transparent and ethical in the world.

SIFMA Financial Management Society

SIFMA’s Financial Management Society (FMS) represents industry professionals from broker-dealers, futures commission merchants, asset managers, public accounting firms and consulting firms. The Financial Management Society delivers relevant and timely information and events on new and existing financial, accounting and regulatory rules impacting the financial services industry.

The following Working Groups, led by subject matter experts, address issues important to SIFMA FMS:

  • National Conference Programming Working Group
  • Regional Conference Programming Working Group
  • Education Day Programming Working Group
  • Future Leaders Working Group


SIFMA Internal Auditors Society

SIFMA’s Internal Auditors Society (SIFMA IAS) is a professional organization representing internal auditors from banks, broker-dealers, insurance companies, mutual funds, public accounting firms and self-regulatory agencies. IAS provides timely and relevant events and produces audit guidelines on key industry issues. SIFMA IAS also has a flourishing community of Future Leaders to nurture the next generation of internal auditors.

The following Working Groups, led by subject matter experts, address issues important to SIFMA IAS:

  • Annual Conference Programming Working Group
  • Regulatory Conference Programming Working Group
  • Education Day Programming Working Group
  • Future Leaders Working Group