Level II Ethics Workshop - Sept. 2024


Saturday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Zoom Meeting


Paul Hwang, CFA — Portfolio Analyst


10:00 am - 11:30 am PST

A Candidate Engagement Advisory Council sponsored event.

Professions can only exist within an industry when those acting with transparency, integrity, candor, and trust reach a critical mass. Come join Paul Hwang, CFA as he analyses CFA Institute’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct within the Level II CFA Curriculum.

This discussion will follow CFA Institute’s Learning Outcome Statements for 2024 Level II CFA Curriculum Volume 6, Modules 1-3:

  • Describe the six components of the Code of Ethics and the seven Standards of Professional Conduct.
  • Explain the ethical responsibilities required of CFA Institute members and candidates in the CFA Program by the Code and Standards.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct by applying the Code and Standards to specific situations.
  • Recommend practices and procedures designed to prevent violations of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.
  • Evaluate practices, policies, and conduct relative to the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.
  • Explain how the practices, policies, and conduct do or do not violate the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.


Paul Hwang, CFA | was a Portfolio Manager at an investment advisor in San Francisco focusing on impact investments, Impact Community Capital (ICC). Paul managed strategies focusing on mortgage-backed securities, multi-family residential loans, and municipal bonds, all of which had ESG or impact factors. Prior to ICC, Paul was an Associate Portfolio Manager at AllianceBernstein in New York, where he managed municipal bond portfolios. Paul began his career as a Financial Analyst at the Vanguard Group and then as an Underwriter at Zurich Financial Services. Paul holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, and is a member of the CFA® Society of Los Angeles. He earned a BA in Economics at The University of Maryland, College Park.

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Registration Fees

Registration is open to everyone. You do NOT need to be a member of CFA Society Los Angeles to register.

Dr. Lawrence Harris, CFA, PhD
James Lewis, CFA, CIPM
CFA Society Los Angeles has determined that this program qualifies for 1.5 PL credit hours, including 1.5 hours in the content areas of Standards, Ethics, and Regulations (SER), under the guidelines of the CFA Institute Professional Learning program. If you are a CFA Institute member and a CFA Society Los Angeles Member, PL credit for your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in your PL tracking tool.
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