68,084 CFA charters are earned this decade.
Levels II and III go to 50% item set (they were first introduced in 2000 for a small portion of the exam).
Donald L. Tuttle, CFA Grading Excellence Award established. First recipients include: Donald L. Tuttle, CFA; Greta E. Marshall, CFA; James R. Vertin, CFA; Charles G. King, CFA.
First December Level I exam is administered. 20,657 sit for this exam.
52 percent of CFA candidates are from outside North America.
AIMR changes its name to CFA Institute.
Level II goes to 100% item set.
The Economist and the Financial Times (U.K.) name the CFA Program the “Gold Standard” of investment education.
Practice Analysis becomes continuous. More than 100,000 candidates sit for the CFA exams at 189 exam areas. 277 graders. London becomes the largest test center, surpassing New York, which had been the largest since 1963.