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Acronym for Financial Services Instant Messaging Association,  FIMA is made up of a number of leading Financial Institutions from both the buy-side and sell-side, and is open to any banking organization that would like to participate. FIMA is dedicated to understanding and promoting the instant messaging requirements of the financial services industry and to promote standardization and interoperability between and among IM products and services in the many ways interoperability can be achieved.

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