CFP Code of Ethics & Professional Responsibility
The CFP Board has adopted the Code of Ethics to establish the highest principles and standards for registrants. These are:
Principle 1 – Integrity: Provide professional services with integrity.
Principle 2 – Objectivity: Provide professional services objectively.
Principle 3 – Competence: Maintain the knowledge and skill necessary to provide professional services competently.
Principle 4 – Fairness: Be fair and reasonable in all professional relationships. Disclose conflicts of interest.
Principle 5 – Confidentiality: Protect the confidentiality of all client information.
Principle 6 – Professionalism: Act in a manner that demonstrates exemplary professional conduct.
Principle 7 – Diligence: Provide professional services diligently