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Bringing New Issues to Market



The following topics are covered in the course:
Lesson 1: Bringing Securities to the Market

  • When a prospectus is required
  • Sales from a control position
  • The preliminary and final prospectus
  • Fund Facts Document 
  • Short form prospectus system
  • The bought deal and exempt issues
  • Statutory rights of the purchaser
  • Hot issues
  • Maintaining publicly  trading status
  • Press releases and material change filings
  • Proxies and proxy solicitations
  • Internal controls
  • Underwriting, syndication, information barriers
  • Capital requirements for underwriting commitments 

Lesson 2: Underwriter Due Diligence

  • Defining underwriting due diligence
  • Policies and procedures
  • Business and legal due diligence
  • Record keeping 
  • Emerging market issues 
Approximate Hours of Study**
Hours of Study 3 hours
Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz 20
Passing Grade 60%*
Attempts Allowed 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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