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Event Date Tue Feb 2 EST (9 months ago)
Location TBA
Region All

This 2-hour workshop will examine what constitutes market manipulation and other prohibited market conduct. This workshop will involve a mix of presentation and scenario-based discussion. It is designed to suit the needs of financial market professionals from the front and back office.

Learning outcomes:

Attendees will walk away with a solid understanding of the following:
• Different types of market manipulation (including: market rigging, false trading, wash sales, pre-arranged trading, pools/churning, ‘spoofing’)
• False/misleading statements, ‘rumourtrage’
• The specific obligations in the Corporations Act and ASX Rules
• The difference between manipulation and ordinary market forces
• How to protect yourself
• Major cases and ‘War Stories’
• Consequences of Market Manipulation, including civil, criminal and administrative sanctions
• Surveillance and enforcement activity (ASX, ASIC and internal compliance)

Who should attend the workshop?

This workshop will benefit those new to the stockbroking industry who wish to gain an understanding of markets. The audience may include: Sales staff/client representatives, Proprietary traders, DTRs, Equities Research analysts, Investment banking, Settlement staff, Compliance and Legal.


2021 Speakers


Michael Adams
Specialist, Australian Corporate Law & International Corporate Governance