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Introduction to Australian Futures Markets Regulation

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In this 60 minute course (including linked reading) you will cover an introduction to the Australian regulatory environment governing operating as a market participant in the Australian Futures markets, including the relevant ASIC Market Integrity Rules, Operating Rules and Procedures and provisions of the Corporations Act 2001.

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  • Introduction - Learning Outcomes
  • Markets Regulation Overview
  • Overview of Regulation - Market Operators
  • Overview of Regulation – Market Participants
  • Knowledge Check 1 - Australian Markets Regulation
  • Rules and Regulations
  • What ASIC Rules and Regulations apply to the markets?
  • What Market Operator Rules and Procedures apply
  • Provision of Regulatory Data
  • Knowledge Check 2 - Rules and Regulations
  • Supervision and Risk Management
  • Limit Setting Capability
  • Connection Requirements
  • Supervisory Policies and Procedures
  • Additional Supervisory Procedures
  • Knowledge Check 3 - Limits and Connections
  • Knowledge Check 4 - Supervision
  • Trading Principles
  • Futures Trading Principles - 1 to 9
  • Futures Trading Principles - 10 to 18
  • Other Trading Principles
  • Knowledge Check 5 - Intent to Trade
  • Knowledge Check 6 - Withholding
  • Knowledge Check 7 - Disclosure
  • Knowledge Check 8 - Order Aggregation
  • Market Manipulation
  • Prohibited Trading Activity
  • Market Manipulation - Corporations Act
  • Market Manipulation - ASIC Futures MIRs
  • Circumstances of Orders
  • What is meant by 'Principal'?
  • Knowledge Check 9 - Prohibited Trading
  • Knowledge Check 10 - False or misleading impression
  • Knowledge Check 11 - Circumstances of Orders
  • Knowledge Check 12 - Market Manipulation
  • Governance, Escalation and Reporting
  • Corporate Governance Framework
  • Escalation and Self Reporting
  • Wash Trade Reporting
  • Knowledge Check 13 - Corporate Governance
  • Knowledge Check 14 - Escalation
  • Consequences of Misconduct
  • Consequences of Misconduct
  • Knowledge Check 15 - Consequences of Misconduct
  • Summary Quiz
  • Summary Quiz
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 1 year