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Course Name Foundations of Securities Regulation: Theories and Concepts
Course Code LAW 6746
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites
Course Description

This course is intended to provide a strong foundation for the advanced study of securities regulation and capital markets in Canada and elsewhere. It will provide this foundation in a number of ways; first, by re-introducing students to the core concepts of securities law doctrine and the practical application of some of those concepts in the context of current real-world transactions. Second, it will introduce students to a variety of intellectual perspectives on securities regulation so as to provide them with some analytical tools to evaluate and critique securities law and policy in Canada and around the world. Such perspectives include; ECMH (efficient capital market hypothesis), the “law and fi nance” approach to evaluating regulatory policy, the principles-based and proportionate-based movement in regulation, behavioural economics and the investment decision, risk-based approaches to regulation, and a comparative dimension to the study of contemporary securities regulation.

Upcoming Offerings

Not currently scheduled

Specialization Securities Law
Status Required
CPD Hours Eligible CPD Hours: LSUC (ON): 36.0 Substantive Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

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