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Course Name Investment Funds, Hedge Funds & Private Equity
Course Code SELA 6128
Course Credits 3.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Students who are not in the Securities Law LLM program must have successfully completed LAW 6118P - Foundations of Securities Law. Anti-requisite: LAW 6128 - Investment Funds, Hedge Funds & Private Equity
Course Description

This course addresses the world of investment funds, which are regulated separately from other securities under Part VIII of the National Instruments. We will look at how funds are structured as mutual funds, investment funds or hedge funds, the business objectives of various structures and rules they comply with. We will examine the growing role of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). We will look at the investor protection provided through Investment Advisory Committees. Policy objectives will be discussed in looking at how regulation has and continues to change in this area, including with respect to the relationship between dealers and investors.

Upcoming Offerings

Fall 2021

Specialization Securities Law
Status Elective
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 12h 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

All courses and schedules are subject to change.