The Code of Ethics & Standards of Professional Conduct is the foundation of CFA institute’s work on ethics, standards and best practice guidelines.
The Standards of Practice Handbook provides guidance to the people who deal with real ethical dilemmas in the investment profession on a daily basis; it is the fundamental element of ethics education effort of CFA institute and the primary resource for guidance in interpreting and implementing the Code.
Although most developed markets have established their codes for asset management, the CFA Institute Asset Manager Code sets forth a comprehensive set of ethical and professional standards for asset management firms of all types, sizes, and locations. It has been adopted by more than 500 firms worldwide. See list