This unit presents the fundamental features of the code of ethics and integrity in financial services, as outlined by the main professional bodies. Moreover, it engages in identifying the key principles, means and actors of securing financial consumer protection.

What you will learn

By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Know the key principles of ethical behaviour in financial services and recognise its significance on the individual as a professional as well as the financial sector as a whole
  2. Understand the need for regulation
  3. Understand the main aims and activities of financial services regulators
  4. Be informed of the bad practices stemming from various unethical practices
  5. Understand the key principles of professional integrity and ethical behaviour in financial services
  6. Critically discuss the basic concepts found in the CISI Code of Conduct and CFA’s Code of Ethics & Standards of Professional Conduct

Course Info

Length: One 1 hour video

Institution: University of Glasgow

Level: high

Effort: 5 hours

Schedule: Self-paced