Wholesale/capital markets practitioners must pass IntegrityMatters prior to taking their CISI Capital Markets Programme exam - Securities, Derivatives, Financial Derivatives or Commodity Derivatives.
We introduced this initiative to ensure that exam candidates in the capital markets sector in the UK, Ireland, Europe and North America, who will be working directly with firms and clients, realise the importance of acting with integrity at all times and placing integrity before, and above, profitability.
The CISI believes that the standard of integrity in the wholesale/capital markets sector needs to be at least equal to that of the retail sector. This will also provide the public with some tangible evidence which demonstrates that banks and other financial organisations really are changing their culture.
There are specific questions within other CISI qualifications focusing on integrity and ethics.