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Financial Planning: Process and Rules - Part 2 - Rules Relating to the Principle of Objectivity and Competence

Rules that Relate to the Principle of Objectivity

Rule 1.4

A certificant shall at all times place the interest of the client ahead of his or her own. When the certificant provides financial planning or material elements of the financial planning process, the certificant owes to the client the duty of care of a fiduciary as defined by CFP Board.

Rule 4.6

A certificant shall provide reasonable and prudent professional supervision or direction to any subordinate or third party to whom the certificant assigns responsibility for any client services.

Rule 1.4

A certificant shall at all times place the interest of the client ahead of his or her own. When the certificant provides financial planning or material elements of the financial planning process, the certificant owes to the client the duty of care of a fiduciary as defined by CFP Board.

Rules that Relate to the Principle of Competence

Rule 6.2

A certificant shall meet all CFP Board requirements, including continuing education requirements, to retain the right to use the CFP® marks.

Rule 4.1

A certificant shall treat prospective clients and clients fairly and provide professional services with integrity and objectivity.

Part 2 - Rules Relating to the Principle of Fairness

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