Market Manipulation and Insider Trading (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.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences
- Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law
- Graduate Diploma in Corporate, Securities and Finance Law
- Graduate Diploma in International Business Law
- Graduate Diploma in International Law
- Graduate Diploma in Law
- Master of Business Law
- Master of Global Law
- Master of International Law
- Master of Laws
Further unit of study information
Oct 6, 7 & 27, 28 (9-4)
class participation (20%), presentation (20%) and 5000wd essay (60%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
This unit replaced LAWS6944 Regulation of Market Manipulation and Abuse (formerly Manipulation and Abuse in Global Securities Markets).
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.