Competition Law for Wholesale Markets



Course Outline

Context

The course sets compliance with competition law against the background of the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) and the recent Libor and foreign exchange rate rigging scandals.

Content

The course contains three chapters:

  • An introduction to competition law
  • Anti-competitive practices and behaviours
  • Dawn raids

The emphasis is on practical application of the law, illustrated by examples and case studies, many of which are drawn from the FEMR itself.

It clearly outlines the types of activity that are unacceptable (for example, price fixing and bid rigging) and provides learners with advice on how to avoid being implicated in anti-competitive behaviour.

Further Information

Technical Specifications

This course runs on SCORM 1.2 compliant LMS platforms. It is built with HTML/CSS/jQuery. It requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Course Overview

This course addresses the competition law training issues identified in the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) report and contains appropriate supporting case studies and scenarios.

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Details

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, the learner will:

  • Understand the key principles of UK/EU competition law as they apply in the FICC markets
  • Understand the risks of non-compliance
  • Be able to manage their personal competition law responsibilities better

Audience:

While the course assumes no specialist pre-knowledge and is suitable for all staff, it is particularly aimed at those working in market-facing and relationship management roles.

Course duration:

The course will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Assessment:

The course includes a randomised question bank.


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