IOSCO, Harvard announce training program for securities regulators

first_img Related news James Langton Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Keywords Continuing educationCompanies International Organization of Securities Commissions IIROC proficiency committee seeks members New course eases fund reps’ access to alt fundscenter_img The first week will focus on current securities regulation and provide an overview of the regulatory frameworks in different jurisdictions, IOSCO says. The second week will examine ways of ensuring compliance with securities regulations. In December, a one-week session at Harvard will examine emerging regulatory issues. To attend the program, which includes online training alongside the classroom sessions, students must be staff of an IOSCO member organization. “This program is a unique opportunity to bring together securities regulators from all over the world to share experiences and to learn techniques and regulatory information and strategies that are practical, innovative, and represent the very latest thinking with respect to enhanced securities regulation,” says Paul Andrews, secretary general of IOSCO, in a statement. “We are excited to work for the first time together with a global standard setter in shaping the securities regulators of tomorrow and increasing and enhancing their regulatory skills in protecting investors and ensuring the integrity of the capital markets and strengthening financial stability,” adds professor Hal Scott, director of the program on financial systems at Harvard Law School. IIROC conferences going virtual Commissions (IOSCO) and the Program on International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School (PIFS-HLS) on Tuesday announced the launch of a joint Global Certificate Program for Regulators of Securities Markets. The new program will be officially rolled out in October with two one-week sessions to be conducted at IOSCO’s headquarters in Madrid. Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more