Regulation of Mkt Manipulation & Abuse (LAWS6944)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit aims to introduce students to key concepts at the heart of capital market regulation focusing on practices that threaten the integrity of global securities markets. The unit focuses on recent developments (including high profile prosecutions for market abuse) in Australia and the United States while selecting other jurisdictions (most notably China, India, South Africa, Brazil, Europe and Hong Kong) that are relevant to the different subjects considered. The topics addressed will include: market manipulation, insider trading, non-disclosure and fraud-on-the-market, penalties, regulation of hedge funds and developments in emerging markets.

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Classes

Aug 16, 23 & Sep 20, 27 (9-4)

Assessment

class participation (20%), presentation (20%) and 5000wd essay (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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