07 April 2020: Coronavirus Update. The situation is fast moving and we are continuing to monitor the global situation and its impact on our members, staff, exam candidates, students and the profession. More information for Members and Students in My CIMA.

Licensing and monitoring

All members must demonstrate their ongoing commitment to professionalism through compliance with CIMA’s regulatory requirements.

CIMA charter crestWorking within the regulatory framework, as overseen by CIMA’s external regulators, ensures members remain competent, relevant to business and work within the public interest.

CIMA professional development (CPD) is a condition of membership and must be undertaken in accordance with the regulations. 

All members working in practice must be supervised for anti-money laundering purposes. See the anti-money laundering section to find out more about anti-money laundering regulations, supervision under CIMA, guidance and training and how to minimise risk to the business.

Licensing arrangements for members working in practice are set out within CIMA’s member in practice rules. It is a requirement of these rules that member in practice status is maintained by annual renewal and compliance with CIMA's mandatory monitoring procedures.