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Canadian OTC Derivatives Market Reform

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

The following topics are covered in the course:
Lesson 1: OTC DERIVATIVE MARKET – BACKGROUND

  • Why does the OTC market exist?
  • Key differences between exchange-traded and OTC derivatives 
  • Major OTC derivatives and market participants

Lesson 2: CSA’S CONSULTATION PAPERS AND PROPOSED REFORMS

  • Key reforms, including:
    • Registration
    • Derivative trading facilities
    • Central Counterparty Clearing (the Clearing Rule)
    • Margin Requirements for Non-Centrally Cleared Transactions
    • Protecting Customer Collateral for Cleared Derivatives

Lesson 3: IMPLEMENTED REFORMS

  • Reforms implemented in Canada, including: 
    • Product Determination (The Scope Rule)
    • Trade Reporting (The TR Rule)
Approximate Hours of Study**
Hours of Study 3 hours
QUIZ FORMAT
Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz 20
Passing Grade 60%*
Attempts Allowed Unlimited*
ENROLMENT PERIOD
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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