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Applied Investment Dealer Compliance


Course work and simulations will prepare students to navigate the intricacies of compliance, giving them the experience needed to determine whether a compliance violation has occurred, and identify the course of action to be taken.

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Understand compliance violations in both retail and institutional account settings
  • Identify possible compliance violations including: lack of suitability, insider trading, front running, manipulative trading, unauthorized discretionary trading, trading of restricted list stocks, improper sale from control position and violation of cash account rules
  • Identify the additional information required to determine whether a compliance violation has occurred
  • Analyze the additional information
  • Determine the appropriate course of action
  • Fulfill IIROC CE Compliance credits
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the compliance knowledge gained through licensing courses within the NEW Certificate in Investment Dealer Compliance
Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz 3 retail tests; 2 institutional tests (5 to 7 questions per test)
Passing Grade 60%*
Attempts Allowed 3 per test*
Enrolment Period 6 months

* IMPORTANT: The first passing grade (60% or over) will appear on official web transcript.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits

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National/Provincial (Excluding Quebec)
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Quebec (IQPF/CSF)
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Please note: While CSI makes every effort to ensure that the information is up-to-date, we are unfortunately unable to fully guarantee its accuracy. The information listed in the charts above may be subject to change.

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This course is now eligible for CFA CE credits. CFA – Confirmation of CE Activities (PDF)