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A Message regarding expanded intellectual property rights from the Legal Team and Lawyers of the American Academy of Financial Management ®

Dear Members and Friends,

Official Statement

The Board of the AAFM has reached an agreement in joint consideration of their respective individual intellectual property and trademarks in connection with the certification of professionals and/or educational services related to management and financial training. AAFM is not operated by, sponsored by, endorsed by, or affiliated with academy of business in any way, and academy of business is not operated by, sponsored by, endorsed by, or affiliated with AAFM in any way. AAFM, IABFM, George Mentz, Brett King and Geoff Baring agree that all prior statements referring or relating to each other are hereby retracted in their entirety.


In a 2014 Lawsuit in Denver USA, A Legal Settlement awarded ALL "NON CONFIDENTIAL and GLOBAL RIGHTS" to AAFM where the American Board maintains ALL of it's rights and  original credentials that the American Board has created over the last 20 years.  Further, Mr. King, Mr. Baring and associates agree to never interfere with the USA/American credentials going forward. All of the FINRA designations remain the intellectual property of Counselor George Mentz and related companies. If anyone has any questions regarding our intellectual property rights or the case, we can email you links to the federal court opinions and orders in favor of AAFM for clarity and send you a list of our global certification programs and catalog.

Going Global Every Day.

Many Thanks, G Mentz and and


Here are the Legally Protected Designations of AAFM, AAPM, CEC and IBS Board of Standards. If you desire to represent these credentials below, please contact AAFM directly at

1. AFA Accredited Financial Analyst
2. AgCC Agile Communications Certification
3. AMA Accredited Management Accountant
4. AMC Accredited Management Consultant
5. CAM Chartered Asset Manager
6. CAMC Certified Anti Money Laundering Consultant
7. CAPA Certified Asset Protection Analyst
8. CCA Certified Credit Analyst
9. CCA Chartered Compliance Analyst
10. CCC Certified Cost Controller
11. CCE Certified Corporate Economist
12. CCO Certified Compliance Officer
13. CEA Certified E-Marketing Analyst
14. CEC Certified E-Commerce Consultant
15. Chartered Economic Policy Analyst
16. Chartered Economist
17. ChMA Chartered Mortgage Analyst
18. ChPM Chartered Portfolio Manager
19. CHR Certified Human Resources
20. CHRA Certified Human Resources Analyst
21. CIPM Certified International Project Manager
22. CITA Certified International Tax Analyst
23. CLC Certified Leadership Consultant
24. CMA Chartered Market Analyst
25. CPC Certified Project Consultant
26. CPE Certified Planning Engineer
27. CPM Chartered Portfolio Manager
28. CPRM Certified Project Risk Manager
29. CRA Certified Risk Analyst
30. CRA Chartered Risk Analyst
31. CTEP Chartered Trust and Estate Planner
32. CTS Certified Transfer Pricing Specialist
33. CWM Chartered Wealth Manager
34. FAD Financial Analyst Designate
35. GAFM Global Academy of Finance and Management
36. GAPM Global Academy for Project Management
37. MCP Management Consultant Professional
38. MFC Master Financial Controller
39. MFP Master Financial Professional
40. MFP Master Financial Planner - Charter Designation And Board Certification
41. MMC Master Management Consultant
42. MPC Master Professional Consultant
43. MPM Master Project Manager
44. MQM Master Quality Manager
45. PME Project Manager E-Business
46. RBA Registered Business Analyst
47. RFA Registered Financial Analyst
48. RFS Registered Financial Specialist
49. RWM Registered Wealth Manager

Many Thanks and Regards, George Mentz, JD, MBA, CWM - Attorney at Law USA - Federal Courts CO and LA.

GAFM Global Academy of Finance and Management ®
Box 293
1670F East Cheyenne Mtn. Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906