Promoting the highest levels of professional and ethical conduct is a key priority for CFA UK. 

To provide support in this area, the CFA UK Ethics Committee has developed a range of resources to help assist members and their employers attain and maintain exemplary ethical standards.


Ethics resources

Online resources to help you stay informed

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Holding the line, speaking up and whistleblowing

An introduction to dealing with this difficult topic.

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Case studies

Share your examples of real life exposure to ethical situations and enter our new case study competition to explore ethical aspects of your professional experiences

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Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct

Find out more about the code by which CFA UK members abide.
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ethical leadership programme

Ethical Leadership Programme

Aimed at current and future leaders across the investment profession, the programme will enable leaders, who take daily business decisions that impact on clients, with the skills, techniques and experience to deal with ethical issues within the investment profession. 

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The CFA UK’s online Ethics Support Area (including this page and the various pages referenced above) are provided to CFA UK for general guidance only. None of the information it contains constitutes, or can be relied on as providing, legal advice. CFA UK members are at all times personally responsible for their professional conduct, ethics and decisions, and must take their own appropriate professional advice and reach their own conclusions as to what their professional obligations and ethics require of them in any particular situation.

The Ethics Support Area is provided in good faith and the Society uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the information it contains is correct. However, CFA UK makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy, and does not accept any responsibility or liability for any error, omission or misstatement (whether or not arising out of negligence) or for any loss or damage sustained as a result of reliance on information supplied.