Financial Planning Practice Guidance
In April 2021, the Conduct Review Panel published a notice to remind certificants that just as one’s conduct in providing professional services can reflect on a certificant’s integrity, it must be understood that "off duty" conduct can also, in some circumstances, reflect negatively on their professional integrity. Certificants must always act with integrity and professionalism within and outside their financial planning practice.
In December 2019, the Conduct Review Panel published two notices to FP Canada certificants:
In December 2018, the Conduct Review Panel published a notice on Taking Instructions from a Third Party, to remind FP Canada certificants of their professional obligations and provide additional guidance on handling individual and joint client relationships.
In the Fall 2016 issue of the FP Standard, the Conduct Review Panel published this notice regarding a recent pattern
of allegations and the corresponding guidance to certificants to meet their professional obligations.
In November 2020, the Standards Panel published two notices to FP Canada certificants: