Chartered membership demonstrates personal commitment to continuing learning and high standards of integrity and
Chartered members are already required to undertake IntegrityMatters to gain their chartered status. Therefore any
chartered members have already passed the integrity requirements.
Capital Markets Programme
In line with the CISI’s aim to increase ethical awareness, all candidates for the Capital Markets Programme in
UK, Ireland, Europe and North America must have passed IntegrityMatters, as a pre-requisite to sitting the Capital
Markets Programme exams.
We introduced this initiative to ensure that new entrants to the capital markets sector, who will be working directly
with banks and clients, realise the importance of integrity and ethics from the moment they enter the profession. We
believe that the standard of integrity 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.
Student members, retired members, and existing members aged over 70 are not required to take IntegrityMatters as part
of their membership.
However as members of the CISI, we still expect these members to support the highest standards of behaviour and
practice. This includes commitment to the CISI
Code of Conduct and the standards set out within the Code’s eight Principles, which impose an
members to act at all times not only in compliance with the rules, but also to support the underlying values of the
If you have any questions about these requirements please contact our Customer Support team:
+44 20 7645 0777