Registration is now available online for the SOFE Career Development Seminar, to take place at the Town and Country Resort in sensational San Diego, CA, from Monday, July 13, to Thursday ,July 16, 2015.  The optional IT  extended session will take place immediatley after CDS, on Thursday afternoon and  Friday morning.

Among the many area attractions in San Diego are the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Balboa Park, the Gaslamp Quarter, and the world-famous USS Midway aircraft carrier, site of the 2015 CDS Monday Night Social, and the source of his year's CDS theme: "Examinations Taking Flight" 

 Visit the 2015 SOFE CDS website linked here for more information and then click on the "Registration" tab for access to online registration and the CDS brochure.

Important Update on 2015 CRE Credits

Beginning  2015, two (2) hours of  the required annual CRE hours for the AFE CFE and AES designations must be earned  in ethics. Please see the details at the "Certification" tab  above  under  it "i.", under "Continuing Education Typically Accepted By SOFE".

SOFE Board of Governors Election Voting

SOFE Board of Governors election voting begins June 9 and ends at 5 pm ET on July 6, the week  preceding the Annual Business Meeting, which is on July 14, 2015 at the Career Development Seminar in San Diego, CA.

Only certified (CFE, AES) , accredited (AFE ) and General members in good standing may vote. Voting for governors is entirely by online ballot. All eligible voters must vote online by July 6 to have their vote count toward filling the open governorships.The online ballot is accessed in the Member Only area at the link titled "Board of Governors Voting".

SOFE Testing Update

New CFE2 Test on Enterprise Risk Management Effective July 1, 2015: SOFE announces the development of a new CFE 2 test on Enterprise Risk Management to align the designation with the NAIC Risk Focused Examination Process. The new test will be offered through SOFE’s online testing program beginning July 1. Important details and deadlines for the transition to the new CFE2 test can be found at the Testing tab.

New AES Proficiency Test: The SOFE AES Committee has developed an AES Proficiency Test to replace the test previously hosted by NAIC. The test closely covers the processes outlined in the Financial Examiners’ Handbook relating to risk focused IT review and is offered through SOFE’s online testing system. For more information, please review the AES requirements here.

All SOFE testing is offered through the SOFE testing website at where the AFE, CFE and AES tests are offered as well as the CRE Reading Program tests. For information on SOFE testing and fees, go to the Testing tab above.