Certified Asset Protection Analyst - CAPA

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DEFINITION of 'Certified Asset Protection Analyst - CAPA'

A professional designation awarded by the AmericanAcademy of Financial Management (AAFM) to professionals who have an accredited undergraduate degree and who complete a courses in Wealth Management, Tax Treaties Law and Planning, Offshore Financial Services, and Advanced International Tax Planning. Applicants with professional experiences of five years or more would only be required to take the CAPA course.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Certified Asset Protection Analyst - CAPA'

Successful applicants earn the right to use the CAPA designation with their names, which can improve job opportunities, professional reputation and pay. CAPA professionals must also stay current in their field with a continuing professional education requirement. The study program to become a CAPA covers international tax, asset protection, estate planning and immigration law. Individuals with the CAPA designation commonly work as lawyers.



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