KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 (Bernama) -- The Financial Services Professional Board (FSPB) has released its first Exposure Draft on a proposed Code of Ethics for the Financial Services Industry that outlines a set of five broad fundamental principles which include professionalism and integrity.
The others are fairness, confidentiality and objectivity and it should be adhered by the institutions and individuals in the financial services industry (FSI), it said in a statement.
The exposure draft, FSPB's first step in the development of a set of ethical principles, would be open for comments up to July 6, 2015.
The principles would reflect the dynamic nature of the FSI and, when finalised, would underpin FSPB's standard-setting initiatives, said Chairman Tan Sri Azman Hashim.
He said the FSI was interconnected, complex and globalised and had a strong culture of professionalism that was anchored in a set of core ethical principles which applied across the industry.....