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Standards, Ethics and Regulations (SER)


Ethics in Practice: Employment Disputes. Case for Week of 24 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

Ethics in Practice: Trading in Mutual Funds. Case and Analysis–Week of 17 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

Ethics in Practice: Issuer-Paid Research. Case and Analysis–Week of 10 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

Ethics in Practice: Client Promotion of Services. Case and Analysis–Week of 3 September

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

Ethics in Practice: Trading Illiquid Securities. Case and Analysis–Week of 27 August

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

Ethics in Practice: Assessing Hedge Funds for Investment. Case and Analysis–Week of 20 August

Test your knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and practice your ethical decision making by working through the case below and supporting your answer choice in the conversation. Check back for the analysis posted later in the week.

Ethics in Practice: Trading in Cryptocurrency OK? Case and Analysis–Week of 13 August

The emergence of unregulated markets for trading cryptocurrencies may raise questions about whether professional standards of conduct still apply. Check out this week’s case for one such scenario.

Ethics in Practice: Right Reasons to Transfer Retirement Funds? Case and Analysis

When financial advisers are helping clients decide where to invest their retirement funds, it is so important for them to act ethically. Read on to practice your ethical decision making.

Ethics in Practice: Disclose Investigation to CFA Institute? Case and Analysis

Check out this week’s case that considers the actions of a CFA Institute member when filing his annual professional conduct statement.

Ethics in Practice: Expenses Billable or Not Billable? Case and Analysis–Week of 23 July

Billing clients for expenses accrued in the normal course of business is standard practice, but what expenses should not be billed back? Read on to practice your ethical decision-making skills.

Ethics in Practice: Sharing CFA® Exam Experience Is Fine, Right? Case and Analysis

The CFA Institute Standards of Professional Conduct guide our member’s behavior, but how well do you know them? Read on to practice applying them to a real-life situation.

Ethics in Practice: Does Trade Execution Venue Matter? Week of 9 July Case and Analysis

Regularly reviewing and analyzing situations that involve possible misconduct will help you keep standards of professional conduct well in mind as you conduct your own business.

Ethics in Practice: Longtime Customers Can Be Trusted, Right? Case and Analysis

Ethical dilemmas that involve people we have known for a long time professionally, personally, or both can be especially challenging to discern.

Inline XBRL

On 28 June 2018, the US Securities & Exchange Commission voted to adopt amendments to its rules and forms to require the use of the Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) format for the submission of financial statement information of operating companies and mutual funds

Ethics in Practice: Tell Potential Client of Staff Change? Case and Analysis

Check out this week’s case and continue to practice analyzing real-world ethical situations and determining how the CFA Institute Standards of Professional Conduct may apply.



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