To Gift or Not to Gift

Sorondo, Marc
December 2005
Investment Management Weekly;12/19/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 48, p6
The article discourages gift giving in the investment business. The reason behind the belief is the possible conflict-of-interest claims and violations of ethics codes. Several pension plan sponsors implement the no-gift policy. In Louisiana, it is a government code of ethics that employees from the state's retirement systems' employees should not in any way accept gifts from anyone who would possibly be affiliated with the system.


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