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CRE Reporting for 2014 credits was due online January 31, 2015. Late reports are accepted via the CRE Late Reporting Form with the late filing fee until March 31. See important details on CRE credit requirements at the Certification Tab above.
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 Test.com 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.
The Financial Examiners Education Foundation and SOFE have provided scholarship funds for a limited number of attendees for the 2015 CDS. These scholarship funds are for insurance regulators whose state insurance department or agency does not cover the cost of attending SOFE's CDS. The scholarship applicants must be insurance regulators who are employed directly by a state or US territory, (i.e. contract examiners are not eligible). Applicants must be a member of SOFE in good standing. The scholarship funds cover only the registration fees. They do not cover travel or hotel related expenses.The application period closes April 30, 2015. For more details, log into the Members -only area to download the application PDF linked there.
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 is pleased to announce the sponsorship opportunities for the 2015 Career Development Seminar, taking place at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego, California, Monday, July 13-Thursday, July 16. Sponsorship Forms are due by February 23. More information on the 2015 CDS here .