The materials in this course present investment professionals or students with a framework for ethical conduct in the investment industry. The CFA Institute’s Code of Ethics, Standards of Professional Conduct and Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) are used as educational notes because they are globally recognized as providing a high level of ethical and professional guidance to the investment practitioners by:
1) Placing the integrity of the profession and the interests of clients above personal interests;
2) Acting with integrity, competence, and respect;
3) Improving and maintaining professional competence.
This course aims to help investment professionals and students achieve high standards of ethics, integrity, and professional excellence which is are themselves the core of the mission at the CFA Institute.