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Trading Compliance for Investment Representatives


The Trading Compliance for Investment Representatives course will help you understand how client orders are traded within the regulatory framework that governs market structure.  With examples, scenarios and case studies, this course will improve your ability to communicate your professional knowledge of market structure to the client, increasing the value of the order-execution-only firm as a trusted brand.

Lesson 1 -Doing What's Right

  • It's a Rules-Based Industry
  • Guidelines for Doing What's Right
  • The Integrity of the Investment Representative

Lesson 2 - Your Role and Responsibility as a Securities Market Gatekeeper

  • Gatekeeper for the Capital Markets
  • Compliant Behaviour

Lesson 3 - Marketplaces and Order Routing

  • What Factors Differentiate Marketplaces in Canada?
  • Marketplace Order Routing

Lesson 4 - Fair and Orderly Trading

  • Halts, Suspensions and Circuit Breakers
  • Short Sales

Lesson 5 - Order Strategies and Best Execution

  • Order Strategies
  • Best Execution in Over-the-Counter Securities
Approximate Hours of Study**
Hours of Study 5 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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