Misuse of inside information that can impact the price of traded financial securities is a criminal offence that can result in fines and imprisonment. Learn the rules of proper market conduct for dealing with such information.
In this course, you'll learn about the market abuse offences: insider dealing, unlawful disclosure, and market manipulation, and related conduct rules.
Understand how market abuse can involve insider dealing, unlawful disclosure of inside information or market manipulation
Avoid the offence of insider dealing
Avoid the offence of unlawful disclosure of inside information
Avoid the offence of market manipulation
What is market abuse?
Is this a serious crime?
Section 1: EU Market Abuse Regulations
Scope of MAR
You make the call: Scope
Section 2: Insider dealing offence
What is inside information?
Who is an insider?
Section 3: Unlawful disclosure of inside information offence
Section 4: Market manipulation offence
Section 5: Impact beyond the key offences
Section 6: Market abuse scenarios
Scenario: Frank's sell order
Frank has a change of heart
Is the broker liable?
Scenario: Anna cancels an order
Scenario: Terry's market making
Using client order information
Scenario: Jeffrey's takeover bid
Contract for difference
Changing the bid based on inside information
Scenario: Jason's profitable tips
Acting on a news alert
Scenario: Gilbert's tips
Acting on an acquisition tip
Scenario: Seema's short position
Agreement to squeeze
Scenario: Pia's price positioning
Off market transaction
Scenario: Natalie's tax-driven trades
Pricing to avoid taxes
Scenario: Bjorn's printing dilemma
Scenario: Viktor's commodity trades
Impression of scarcity
Buying to cover a short
Approximately 45 minutes
Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
No previous knowledge or experience required
SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment
AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary