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Investor Confidence 2010


Lesson 1: Frauds and Scams

  • Frauds and Scams
  • What’s in a Name
  • Going Phishing
  • The Ontario Heritage Bond Program
  • Fraud and Technology
  • Then Came the Internet
  • "Pump And Dump" Schemes
  • The Short and Distort Scam
  • Boiler Room Operations
  • Two-Stage Stock Scam

Lesson 2: The Different Types of Frauds and Scams

  • Organized Crime's Involvement in the Stock Market
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Prime Bank Investments
  • Secured Financial Advancement Services
  • Affinity Schemes
  • Tax Scams

Lesson 3: The Effect of Fraud on Investor Confidence and the Industry's Response

  • The Effect of Fraud on Investor Confidence
  • Industry Related Misconduct
  • Making Matters Worse
  • The Industry Fights Back
  • The Need for Good Governance
  • Canada's Different Approach to Governance
  • Regulation
  • Bill C-13
  • Integrated Market Enforcement Teams
  • Analyst Standards
  • What More Needs to be Done?
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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