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Best Execution for Institutional Registrants


Lesson 1: Marketplaces and Order Routing

  • Describe the order routing process.

Lesson 2: Fair and Orderly Trading

  • Describe the various trading halts, suspensions, and circuit breakers available to market participants.

Lesson 3: Best Execution Guidance

  • Explain order flow within the regulatory framework designed to facilitate best execution.
  • Describe best execution obligation during extended market hours.

Lesson 4: Best Execution and Trade Supervision

  • Describe the best execution obligation extends to over-the-counter (“OTC”) securities.
  • List and explain the 10 elements of trade supervision.
Approximate Hours of Study
Hours of Study 5 hours
Number of Quizzes 1
Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz 20 questions
Passing Grade 60%*
Attempts Allowed Per Quiz Unlimited
Enrolment Period 6 months

* IMPORTANT: There is no maximum to the number of quiz attempts permitted, but only the first passing grade (60% or over) will appear on official web transcript.

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