Mary Walters, CFA, is a bank trust officer who has entered into a referral agreement with Bob Sear, a tax attorney. Sear has told Walters that he will do her tax work in return for referrals. According to the CFA Institute Code and Standards, Walters must disclose:
the fact that she is compensated for the referrals and the nature of the compensation she is to receive, to her employer and any clients or prospects she refers to Sear.
Standard VI(C) Referral Fees requires members and candidates to disclose any