FEI Code of Ethics

FEI’s mission includes significant efforts to promote ethical conduct in the practice of financial management throughout the world. Senior financial officers hold an important and elevated role in corporate governance. While members of the management team, they are uniquely capable and empowered to ensure that all stakeholders’ interests are appropriately balanced, protected and preserved.

This Code provides principles to which members are expected to adhere and advocate. They embody rules regarding individual and peer responsibilities, as well as responsibilities to employers, the public, and other stakeholders. Violations of FEI’s Code of Ethics may subject the member to censure, suspension or expulsion under procedural rules adopted by FEI’s Board of Directors.


All members of FEI will:

  • Act with honesty and integrity, avoiding actual or apparent conflicts of interest in personal and professional relationships.
  • Provide constituents with information that is accurate, complete, objective, relevant, timely and understandable.
  • Comply with applicable rules and regulations of federal, state, provincial, and local governments, and other appropriate private and publicregulatory agencies.
  • Act in good faith, responsibly, with due care, competence and diligence, without misrepresenting material facts or allowing one’s independent judgment to be subordinated.

  • Respect the confidentiality of information acquired in the course of one’s work except when authorized or otherwise legally obligated to disclose. Confidential information acquired in the course of one’s work will not be used for personal advantage.
  • Share knowledge and maintain skills important and relevant to constituents’ needs.
  • Proactively promote ethical behavior as a responsible partner among peers, in the work environment and the community.
  • Achieve responsible use of and controlover all assets and resources employed or entrusted.
  • Report known or suspected violations of thisCode in accordancewith the FEIRules of Procedure.

  • Be accountable for adhering to this Code.


Rules of Conduct

The business and personal conduct of members shall be governed at all times by a high standard of honesty and integrity in discharging specific responsibilities of trust and in reporting information to management, stockholders, employees, government and the public. 

Any member, who leaves financial management for other activity such as public accounting, business consulting, governmental work, etc., shall refrain from using his membership as a vehicle for promoting his new line of activity.

Members shall refrain from using, or permitting the use of, the Member Directory, or other membership lists or rosters published by FEI, for any reason whatsoever without approval of the Board of Directors or the Executive Committee. Failure to abide by these Rules of Conduct is grounds for termination of membership by FEI. All members must sign off on applications whereby they agree they are in compliance with the Code of Ethics of FEI.

About Us

FEI of Northeastern Wisconsin (FEI NEW) is the premier association organized exclusively for financial professionals from many different public and private industries and higher education. We offer a forum for confidential interaction among peers as well as education and training. By participating, members will gain insights into best practices and expand their learning through a variety of topics vital to our success. 

FEI of Northeastern Wisconsin Chapter
Phone: 920.750.9110
michelle@mwcommunications.org

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