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Recording of Compensation Disclosure Webinar Now Available

Aug 16, 2013
recording of CFP Board's August 7, 2013, webinar, "How to Avoid Misleading Compensation Disclosures" is now available.

This webinar to provides an important reminder to CFP® professionals of the scope of the term compensation and their obligation to make accurate and understandable disclosures of compensation methods to clients throughout a client-planner relationship.  Hosted by Rex Staples, Esq., CFP Board’s Director of Investigations, panelists Phil Fazio, CFP®, a member of CFP Board's Ad Hoc Disciplinary and Ethics Commission, Michael P. Shaw, Esq., CFP Board’s Managing Director of Professional Standards and Legal, and Adam R. Zajac, Esq., Adjudicatory Counsel at CFP Board, the webinar also discusses the “Notice to CFP® Professionals: Importance of Accurate Compensation Disclosures” and changes to CFP Board’s “Find a CFP® Professional” search engine related to options for compensation disclosure.

View the recorded webinar

CFP Board strives to ensure that CFP® professionals understand and are able to comply with CFP Board's Standards of Professional Conduct. Find the “Notice to CFP® Professionals” and other resources related to the Standards on our Compliance Resources Page.

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