Memberships and Accreditations

The Walter H. and Dorothy B. Diamond Graduate International Tax Program has memberships in the following:

The Walter H. and Dorothy B. Diamond Graduate International Tax Program has memberships in the following:
Accreditation: This ONLINE LLM, JSM and JSD degree program is offered from the GAFM law School in the USA which is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the American Association of Law Schools.


    Accreditation

    ABA Institution - - GAFM Accreditation by the American Bar Association

    School of Law for Professional Certification Training is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the American Association of Law Schools.

    The ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has adopted a statement that no post J.D. or other graduate program is a substitute for the J.D. and should not be considered the equivalent of the J.D. for bar admission purposes. Students participating in an LL.M. are advised that an LL.M. does not prepare or qualify its students to engage in the practice of law; that the LL.M. is not intended to qualify students to take a bar examination. Because each State or Dependency (Puerto Rico, USVI, Guam, etc) has its own Bar admission requirements, contact the relevant State or Dependency Bar regarding any questions that you may have regarding its requirements to sit for its bar examination.

    Other Recognitions Internationally

    The program is accredited by the American Academy of Financial Management ® (AAFM ® ). Graduates of specific concentrations will be eligible, without further course work and examination, board certification or professional designation depending on courses completed. AAFM® is a professional association member of The AACSB International and ACBSP Accreditation Agencies with which it has a global recognition agreement extended to these accreditation agencies.

    The Graduate Project Management Law Courses are offered in conjunction with the IPMC International Project Management Commission and the American Academy of Project Management. These are the first specialized Project Management law, scope and contracting courses offered from an accredited law school globally. The e-commerce courses are recognized by the International Institute of Certified E-Commerce Consultants (ICECC). Graduates of the e-commerce concentration may waive* into, without further course work, the professional certifications related to their coursework. The program is also recognized by the International Compliance Association (ICA) and partners in offering certain professional certifications. ICA is a recognized global professional body by regulators for certification in anti money laundering and in financial crimes.

    * Certifying boards and professional associations generally require an extensive application process. Please contact Dean Byrne's office for more information.

Also Sanctioned Member of the AAFM ® American Academy of Financial Management Approved Certification Provider Program ™ (AAFM). Graduates may waive* into, without further course work and examination, professional certifications depending on LL.M. courses completed. See Full List

  • Chartered Compliance Analyst (CCA)
  • Certified Risk Analyst (CRA)
  • Certified International Tax Analyst (CITA)
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Consultant (CAMC)
  • Chartered Wealth Manger (CWM)
  • Chartered Trust and Estate Planner (CTEP)

Member of the the AAPM ® and The Institute of Certified E-Commerce Consultants (ICECC). Graduates of the e-commerce concentration may waive* into, without further course work, the professional certifications related to their coursework.


Recognized by the International Compliance Association ( ICA). Graduates who have completed the necessary coursework in the AML and compliance concentration may waive* into, with examination, the ICA professional designations normally requiring a one-year Diploma study. These designations are recognized under the United Kingdom / Commonwealth system as equal to one-year of graduate (e.g. MBA, MSc) study.


* Certifying boards and professional associations generally require an extensive application process. Please contact them directly regarding requirements and procedure.