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- Maintaining liaison with, and responding to, initiatives of bodies worldwide that set financial accounting standards and regulate financial reporting disclosures, with specific emphasis on the initiatives of the FASB (United States) and the IASB (London) aimed at achieving convergence to a single set of high quality, global financial reporting and disclosure standards; - Maintaining liaison with the audit standard setting bodies worldwide with specific emphasis on the activities of the PCAOB and the IAASB; - Developing position papers and discussion documents that present the views of investors and investment professionals on emerging and ongoing financial reporting and corporate disclosure issues so as to demonstrate its thought-leadership, shape the debate, and influence policy choices by legislators, regulators and standard-setters; & - Developing relationships with organizations that represent the views of other constituencies to the regulatory and standard-setting processes
Volunteers commit to monitoring one or more publicly available sources and report findings related to professional misconduct to the Monitoring Manager
Members of the SPC contribute through 1) engaging in continuous oversight of the CFA Institute Code and Standards. This involves maintaining existing elements of the standards; Interpreting and providing additional guidance; and identifying ethical issues leading to the revision of existing or development of new standards as required. 2) advising on CFA Institute voluntary standards covering the investment industry. This involves specific oversight of the Asset Manager Code provisions and guidance; identifying ethical issues not covered by other existing CFA Institute voluntary standards or guidelines for inclusion; and assisting CFA Institute in its liaison with the global investment community who seek to improve the ethics and integrity of the investment profession. 3) Contribute to the development, review, and revision of ethics educational products and services in support of Division objectives.