The Joint Associations Committee on Retail Structured Products recently republished principles for managing the provider-distributor relationship (PD Principles) in retail structured products and principles for managing the distributor-individual investor relationship (DI Principles). The PD Principles and DI Principles were originally published in July 2007 and July 2008, respectively. The Principles may be accessed at The Principles address many issues frequently encountered by issuers and distributors of structured products. Although the Principles were originally drafted prior to the financial crisis, they remain relevant to market participants today.