Insider Trading Course

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At a glance

Course length:
15-45 minutes online

Regulation/Law:
Corporations Act 2001 (Australia)
Securities Act 1978 (New Zealand)

Course audience:
All organisation

Region:
Available in Australian and New Zealand content format

Course type:
Structured LearningiDesigned for learners with little prior knowledge, this course type takes the learner through the course subject sequentially – one step at a time. and
Accelerated LearningiCreated for learners with prior knowledge, this course type allows learners to control how they engage with the full course content. It delivers scenario-based learning with questions embedded in the teachings and a ‘Learn More’ option, giving learners the option of how they consume/engage the information.

About this course

Legislation contains prohibitions against insider trading to ensure that people with inside information act fairly and protect the integrity and economic efficiency of the market.

Penalties for breach of the law are severe and include substantial fines and/or imprisonment.

Safetrac’s ‘Insider Trading’ course provides organisations and their employees with a general understanding of the insider trading prohibitions:

* The Trading Offence

* The Procuring Offence

* The Communicating or Tipping Offence.

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Learning outcomes

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • understand what comprises insider trading;
  • know the three prohibitions against insider trading;
  • understand the exceptions and defences to insider trading; and
  • know the regulators and their roles.

Course contents

  • What is insider trading?
  • Who is an insider?
  • What is inside information?
  • Definition of financial products
  • Insider trading prohibitions
  • The role of the regulators
  • Exceptions and defences
  • Managing insider trading

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