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NQF credits: 14 at HEQSF level 8

Fourth year status, first/second semester course, two lectures per week.

Course co-ordinators: Professor H Abraham

Entrance requirements: See entrance requirements for the Honours in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management

Course outline:

The course aims to provide students with a high level and practical understanding of the primary legislation applicable to financial services in South Africa. The course begins by providing students with a working knowledge of how financial services legislation works, how to interpret it and work with it in their jobs. It then focuses on the Financial Advisory andIntermediary Services Act; insider trading and market manipulation legislation; corporate governance guidelines and practices and expected future regulatory controls. Knowledge testing is done by means of an exam. There are no assignments during the course.

DP requirements: None

Assessment: Examination 100%

Last updated : 15 Jul 2015



Staff Members on this course :

Prof. Haim Abraham Professor

021 650 2720
Haim.Abraham@uct.ac.za
4.04, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

Research Area / Interest :
Finance; futures and derivatives; monetary economics in a general equilibrium context







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