CFA Practice Question

CFA Practice Question

Which of the following is (are) forms of plagiarism as defined by CFA Institute code of conduct?

I. Using material from a seminar in research reports without proper acknowledgment
II. Presenting statistical estimates prepared by others without the associated caveats and qualifiers
III. Using of information obtained in a teleconference without identifying the original source
IV. Using Standard & Poor's estimates of stock betas without attribution
A. I, II and IV.
B. I, II and III.
C. II and III.
Explanation: Standard I (C) - Misrepresentation considers a use of factual information published by recognized financial and statistical services without attribution acceptable. All of the others are forms of plagiarism and violations of Standard I (C).

User Contributed Comments 5

User Comment
naziaz Seminar??
mattg A seminar refers to a presentation given to inform people, kind of like a class, workshop etc.
Gooner7 How is IV not a violation?!
erinelize Because S&Ps is a "recognized financial and statistical service" as stated in the explanation.
indrayudha Misrepresentation is not the same as Plagiarism, in CFA case.
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