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The Institute of Investment and Securities Industry held a Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The Conference brought together key regional stakeholders and practitioners, in capital markets, regulatory bodies, pension industry, Sacco sector, insurance industry, actuarial advisory services, stock broking, mutual funds, training and certification agencies, diplomatic agencies amongst others, to discuss enabling legislation needed to deepen the securities and investment sector in Kenya. The Conference opening remarks were made by Mr. Lazarus Kimanga the Chairman of The Institute of Certified Securities & Investments Analysts.

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The Institute for Certified Securities and Investment Analysts (ICSIA) is the member based industry body for professionals

working and participating in Kenya\'s finance and capital markets. Its purpose is to enhance the Kenyan and regional capital markets and the capability of its members. ICSIA has been established to promote the quality and standing of both the industry and its participants and to represent and advocate on behalf of its members to legislators, regulators and policy-makers, gov-ernment and other professional/industry bodies. On the other hand, Financial Engineering Solutions (Finesol) is a financial research consulting firm specializ-ing in Financial Modeling, Securities Analysis, Industry and Economic Analysis, Brand Valuation, Evaluation of Capital Projects and Business Development.

Finesol’s services are geared at creating measurable value for its clients, by offering a holistic approach to investment with financial research and modeling as the backbone.

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Newsletter of the Institute of Certified Securities and Investment Analyst- 1 JULY 2012

Thanks to all the hard work of members and the leadership; ICSIA is now geared to continuously grow and attain prominent status in the local and international financial community. This will foster its endeavour to make concrete contributions to economic development, and to develop a certification for investment professionals that would be relevant for the diversity of markets locally, and regionally. Thus it is a good opportunity to take stock

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ACIIA Inside – A fond farewell

ACIIA bids a fond farewell to Mr Toshihiko Ishida who, after a full and varied career, has decided to retire. Mr Ishida, Senior Vice President of SAAJ Japan has been consi stent in his efforts and dedication to the ACIIA and his support of the CIIA diploma. As a wellrespected ACIIA member, his vision and enthusiasm will definitely be missed but the tremendous efforts he has made in ...

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