Argon Asset Management (Pty) Ltd (“Argon”) has adopted and implemented a conflict of interest management policy (“the policy”) to provide a framework that enables adherence to legislation, its licensing conditions and also in it meeting its own vision of achieving and maintaining operational integrity across the firm’s operations.
The policy has been adopted, maintained and implemented to assist Argon to identify, manage and monitor compliance with the FAIS Code of Conduct for Financial Services Providers and Representatives in dealing with conflict of interest.
Argon has adopted CFA Institute’s code of conduct and ethics to protect its legitimate interests, its clients and employees and to avoid situations where the employee, by placing Argon’s interests in jeopardy, breaches the contract of employment.
Argon and its employees are committed to complying with all applicable laws, guidelines and in accordance with high ethical standards as outlined in the code of conduct and ethics. It is a condition of employment that in the course of employment all employees place the interest of Argon and its clients above their own personal interest.
Argon’s key individuals, representatives, employees and associates are expected to avoid as far as possible all forms of conflict of interest with the client.