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
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