Foran Options Licensing Course Exam Preparation Seminar
Foran Code: FOLC
This two-day Foran Options licensing seminar will appeal to investment advisors seeking options license and those who are interested in derivatives trading in Canada. Successful completion of the Options Licensing Course (OLC) positions you closer to earning your Derivatives Market Specialist designation.
The seminar will help you prepare for the OLC exam, by educating you on the rules and regulations associated with options trading, including those of IIROC, the Montreal Exchange and the CDCC.
OLC Content Covered:
This two-day seminar will cover essential topics including determining client suitability, strategies based on market outlook and risk tolerance level; opening and maintaining retail options accounts, executing orders on exchanges, payment options, exercise assignment or option expiry; Canadian tax implications of listed options trading; opening and maintaining institutional options accounts; the role of clearing corporations and exchanges in listed options trading; contract adjustments and special considerations and risks of non-equity options.
April 23-24 Cancelled
June 23-24 Cancelled
This course will only be available as part of the DFOL seminar going forward.
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Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Continuing Education Credits: 16
Note on Foran Continuing Education (CE) Credits: Foran Financial Institute issues CE Credits for all of its licensing seminars. However, it is at the discretion of your compliance department whether Foran CE Credits fill CE Credit requirements.
Foran Financial Institute is an independent supplier of educational services. Its exam preparation courses are not sponsored by the Investment Funds Institute of Canada, the Institute of Canadian Bankers, or any other industry organization.
Ron said he would break down the information and build our knowledge back up in easy to understand ‘blocks.’ That is exactly what hhappened! And it all flowed one block on the next extremely well. Thank you!
John Ridd, BMO Nesbitt Burns
Very Thorough and very knowledgeable.
Rochelle Wilson, CIBC Wood Gundy
Thorough. Ron is awesome and explains the material in amanner that is clear and concise. Liked the practical application of material through quiz questions along the way.
Maria Mantzois, TD Wealth
Very informative; takes material and presents it in clear, easy to understand terms. (Trainer) very helpful, took the time to answer questions; used real life examples.
Maryann Delfin, Compliance Officer, CFI
DFOL class, January 2013
Great explanations of complex concepts – these will save a lot of time on the exam. Ron knows (the) material very well – is able to provide shortcuts that will help on (the) exam.
Richard Belding, CI Investments, April 2013