Countries in the Asia-Pacific region are taking steps to encourage ethical practices at asset manager firms in their capital markets by promoting or adopting the CFA Institute Asset Manager Code.
For the second straight year, CFA Institute sponsored an open letter from 16 influential asset owners calling for asset managers to comply with the Asset Manager Code.
Thorough, independent operational due diligence provides investors with a review of investment firms’ operational standards and the ethical conduct of its managers.
In a continuing effort to build market integrity, CFA Institute has made it easier and more efficient to adopt the Asset Manager Code. It will also begin requiring annual notification of compliance.
The asset management industry needs to strive to become a profession that is signified by an impassioned commitment to set aside self-interest for the sole purpose of meeting client outcomes
CFA Society Sri Lanka is working to improve financial market integrity. Its commitment to putting investors first, upholding the highest standards of ethics and business practices is exciting to see.
Pension plan sponsors, including CalSTRS, CalPERS, and PRIM, have signed a letter endorsing our Code. Its timing coincides with several of our initiatives, including Putting Investors First Month.
True or False: The principles of diligence and reasonable basis, addressed in our Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, can apply to any investment strategy, any time, present or future.
As more institutional funds include questions about the Asset Manager Code in their RFPs, investment managers will further recognize the business rationale of compliance.
Despite courts’ waffling on insider trading, the CFA Institute Code and Standards are constant: If you know the information is material and not in the public domain, don’t trade or cause others to trade by disclosing it.
Public views of banks and financial services remain largely unchanged while media ranks as the least-trusted institution in the survey.
World’s largest asset manager is latest firm to pledge ethical behavior to shape a more trustworthy financial industry.
Does working for a firm that has admitted or been found guilty of legal or regulatory violations conflict with a CFA charterholder’s duties?
The view that a corporate culture promoting ethical behavior represents a competitive advantage for asset managers is gaining momentum in Asia.