Unethical Capital Markets

In this assignment, you will investigate an unethical event that took place in the U.S. capital markets. Based on the CFA Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, you will review and discuss the event.

Prompt: Your paper must address the critical elements listed below.

  •  Find and research a current event (in the last five years) about an unethical practice in a U.S. capital market.
  •  Analyze the event using evidence from your research, and offer a reaction, response, or solution.
  •  Discuss how the capital market failed to meet standard ethical and professional practices.
  • RubricGuidelines for Submission: Your paper should be submitted as a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Use at least three academic sources, which should be cited according to APA style.