Ethics Challenge is designed for universities who are part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP).
If the university is NOT an affiliated
school, the school is recommended to have a strong focus on ethics in their
curriculum. CFA Society Singapore has the discretion on the eligibility of
is no limitation to the number of teams each university can send in to the preliminary
round. Each team shall consist of between three and five members. In the preliminary
round, teams will have 14 days to work on a case.
Teams will submit a written report consisting of analysis and recommendations
to CFA Society Singapore via email. The report shall not be longer than 5 pages,
with appendix not more than 10 pages. A panel of judges will be grading the
reports. Eight teams will be selected to enter into the final national round.
the Final National round, students will have 24hours to work on a new case and
then presentations are given live to a judging panel of CFA Charterholders. The
competition is 100% presentation based; which includes: a 10-minute
presentation and then 10 additional minutes to respond to questions from the
judges. A reception will follow, where one team is designated the
ultimate Singapore University Ethics Challenge winner!
are judged based on their recommended course of action and their ability to
identify the violations to the CFA Institute Code of Ethics & Standards of