The Code of Ethics is the general standards that shall apply to all classifications of membership, unless otherwise stated. Every member shall conform to the general standards set out in this Article in their professional activities and conduct.

Code of Ethic 1 – Integrity

Members shall observe high standards of honesty in conducting their financial planning business and shall offer and provide

financial planning services

with integrity.

Code of Ethic 2 – Objectivity

Members shall disclose to the client any limitation on their ability to provide objective financial planning services.

Code of Ethic 3 – Competence

Members shall provide competent

financial planning

services and maintain the necessary knowledge and skill to continue to do so in those areas in which the Member is engaged.

Code of Ethic 4 – Fairness

Members shall provide financial planning services in a manner that is fair and reasonable.

Code of Ethic 5 – Confidentiality

Members shall not disclose any confidential client information without the specific consent of the provider of that information unless compelled to by law or as required to fulfill their legal obligations.

Code of Ethic 6 – Professionalism

Members shall ensure their conduct does not bring discredit to the financial planning profession.

Code of Ethic 7 – Diligence

Members shall act with due skill, care and diligence in providing services of financial planning.

Code of Ethic 8 – Compliance

Members must maintain knowledge of and comply with the Constitution of the FPSB India and Pension Plans, the FPSB India’s Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct and all applicable laws, rules and regulations of any government, government agency, regulatory organization, licensing agency or professional association governing the members’ professional activities.