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CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct (“Code and Standards”) provides detailed requirements for the Financial Planning process and provides a definition of Financial Planning. Get a definition of Financial Planning, and learn about the 3 circumstances when a CFP® professional is required to provide Financial Planning. 



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This compliance resource is part of a full library of resources that CFP® professionals can use to comply with the Code and Standards. More guidance materials can be found in our Compliance Resources Library.

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