Ethics CE: CFP Board's Revised Code and Standards


This program fulfills the requirement for CFP Board-approved Ethics CE. This program is designed to educate CFP® professionals on CFP Board's new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct, which became effective October 1, 2019.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

  • understand the structure and content of the revised Code and Standards, including significant changes from prior rules
  • describe CFP Board's fiduciary duty, which is a cornerstone of the revised Code and Standards
  • identify material conflicts of interest and the options for handling them: either avoid them, or manage them with full disclosure and client consent
  • understand the duties that CFP® professionals owe CFP Board, including the duties to report to and cooperate with the board
  • identify the practice standards that apply when providing financial advice under the umbrella of financial planning
  • understand the duty to provide information to clients when you deliver financial advice and/or financial planning

Designed For

Certified CFP® professionals
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