CSI will be performing system maintenance on Saturday May 11th from 5 a.m. until 1 p.m. ET. You will not have access to your “myCSI” student account, nor will you be able to book, cancel or reschedule exams during this time. You can still access your online course materials by visiting connect.csi.ca then connecting to “Blackboard Learn”.

What Will You Learn? 

  • Rules that underly the IRs role 
  • Frauds, scams and cybersecurity 
  • Trading violations and insider trading 
  • The gatekeeper role and protecting market integrity 
  • Updated rules and guidance 

How Will You Learn? 

CSI’s online learning system helps you meet your study goals. You’ll benefit from: 

  • Textbook readings available in PDF format 
  • Learning objectives that keep you focused 
  • Online assistance from CSI’s academic support specialists 

What is the course syllabus?

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Lesson 1: It’s a Rules-Based Industry

Topics covered in this chapter are:

  • Financial Services: A Rules-Based Industry
  • Guidelines for Doing What’s Right
  • The Integrity of the Investment Representative
  • Permissible Orders

Lesson 2: Challenges to Market Integrity – Frauds and Scams

Topics covered in this chapter are:

  • Frauds and Scams
  • Cybersecurity – Fraud in the 21st Century

Lesson 3: Challenges to Market Integrity - Trading Violations and Insider Trading

Topics covered in this chapter are:

  • The Different Types of Trading Violations
  • Insider Trading

Lesson 4: Protecting Market Integrity

Topics covered in this chapter are:

  • An Overview of the Gatekeeper Role
  • Best Trading Practices

Lesson 5: Updated Rules and Guidance

Topics covered in this chapter are:

  • Circuit Breakers and Marketplace Thresholds
  • Market On Close Facilities
  • Dark Orders