The FPA exists to give clarity about the ethics and operating standards of those who belong to the FPA. By being a member of the FPA, you send a message to your peers, competitors, clients and your community that you are part of a strong profession, committed to the highest operating and ethical standards. And that you are fully accountable for your actions.
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As a professional association, we ‘set the bar’ and define the standards we expect our members to work to. In 2009, the FPA became the first financial planning professional association in the world to launch a full suite of professional regulations, incorporating a:
Read the FPA Code of Professional Practice and Code of Ethics that our members adhere to.
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Can you direct me to the full suite of standards as I can't find them?Giles Smith - 24/04/2013 2:03:21 PM
Hi Neil The Practice Standards are in the FPA Code of Professional Practice and Code of Ethics document on this page from page 8 onwards. We will soon release our updated Code to members which will include updated Practice Standards. Kind Regards Team FPA