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CFA Practice Question

To summarize his investment qualifications, John states in his resume:


A CFA with more than 10 years' equity analysis experience.

Has John violated any CFA Institute's code?
Correct Answer: Yes

He cannot use the CFA designation as a noun rather than an adjective. He may state that he is a CFA charterholder, or that he has been awarded the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

User Contributed Comments 8

User Comment
kalps John cannot say he is a CFA (noun, should state that he is a CFA charterholder or he has been awarded to use the CFA designation
shasha but on John's name card, it's ok to print "John, CFA".
Gina ... as long as his CFA designation is not suspended.
SueLiu Don't forget the dues! (That is such underhanded bullsh*t by the way!)
sunilcfa One of our previous clients was a cfa and he used to state cfa across his name in his biz card, letter heads, and emails. I am sure its allowed like that, but cannot say "A CFA" but "I am a CFA (charterholder" may be written or not) ..." may be allowed i suppose.
tybe0012 adjective
marianne1 cfa can not be used like a noun just as apposizione. see answer
gerdvar Just stick with CFA as an adjective ONLY and to grammar
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