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Best Practices Consulting Code Of Ethics

posted Dec 2, 2008, 11:54 AM by Kyle O'Malley   [ updated Mar 2, 2010, 11:22 PM ]
  • Consultants will be honest and not knowingly misrepresent facts
  • Consultants will instill and use only properly licensed software on their systems as well as the clients' systems
  • Consultants will divulge any potential conflicts of interest prior to accepting the contract or as soon as possible after the conflict is discovered
  • Consultants will only represent opinions as independent if they are free from subordinate judgment and there is no undisclosed interest in the outcome of the client's decision
  • Consultants will ensure that to the best of their knowledge they can complete the project in a professional manner both in terms of skill and time
  • Consultants will keep the client informed of any matters relating to the contract even if the information is unfavorable, or may jeopardize the contract
  • Consultants will safeguard any confidential information or documents entrusted to them and not divulge any confidential information without consent of the client
  • Consultants will not take advantage of proprietary information obtained from the client
  • Consultants will not engage in contracts that are in violation of the law or that might reasonably be used by the client to violate the law
  • Best Practices Consulting member firms, their principals, and employees will uphold the principles of Best Practices Consulting and not commit acts discreditable to Best Practices Consulting
Note: Code of Ethics adopted from the ICAA Code Of Ethics.