Standard VII—Responsibilities as a CFA Institute Member or CFA Candidate (Ethics and Standards of Practice Module 7)

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Michael G. McMillan, CFA
Source: CFA Institute

Michael G. McMillan, CFA, is director of Ethics and Professional Standards at CFA Institute. He is responsible for creating, sourcing, and developing educational content for CFA Institute members and investment professionals in the area of ethics and professional standards. Previously, he was a professor of accounting and finance at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey School of Business and George Washington University’s School of Business. Prior to his career in academia, he was a securities analyst and portfolio manager at Bailard, Biehl, and Kaiser and Merus Capital Management. Dr. McMillan holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Stanford University, and a PhD in accounting and finance from George Washington University. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a chartered investment counselor (CIC).

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You will apply Standard VII to ethical dilemmas related to your conduct as either a member of CFA Institute or a candidate in the CFA Program, as well as how you reference CFA Institute, the CFA designation, and the CFA Program. In addition to identifying illegal and/or unethical conduct, you will take action in response to such conduct and recommend procedures for compliance.

This module is expected to take approximately 50 minutes to complete. A certificate of completion can be accessed and downloaded from the Learning History tab. This module is part of the full course, “Ethics and Standards of Practice.”

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This content is provided for continuing professional development purposes and is not intended to be used as a substitute for study for any CFA Institute candidate program.

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