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Financial Planners & Advisers Code of Ethics

The Financial Planners and Advisers Code of Ethics 2019 is relevant for financial planners and advisers who must comply with the Code of Ethics.

The Corporations Act 2001 was amended in 2017 to provide for improved standards of education, training, ethical behaviour and professionalism for financial planners and advisers. Included in these amendments was a requirement that all financial planners and advisers are to comply with a code of ethics.


On 11 February 2019, the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority Ltd (FASEA) registered the Financial Planners and Advisers Code of Ethics 2019. The Code of Ethics took effect from 13 March 2019, however, the obligations to comply with the Code applies on, and from, 1 January 2020.


The Code of Ethics creates the ethical duty for financial planners and adviser to demonstrate, realise, and promote the values of the Code.The Code includes 12 ethical standards, including ethical behaviour, client care, quality process, and professional commitment.






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FASEA CPD Areas: Regulatory Compliance and Consumer Protection; Professionalism and Ethics; General



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