CFA® charterholders must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. Every year, they must sign a Personal Conduct Statement to this effect. Those who do not adhere to the Code and Standards are at risk of disciplinary action and possibly losing their charter.
The Code of Ethics maintains that CFA® charterholders must:
The Standards of Professional Conduct cover:
Click here to download a full copy of the CFA Institute Code and Standards: http://www.cfapubs.org/toc/ccb/2014/2014/6