Curriculum Guide · Courses
Securities Trading Regulation
Professor Paula Sherman
LL.M Course 553 | 2 credit hours
The goal of the course is to provide participants an in-depth understanding of the key themes underlying the regulation of trading in the U.S. Financial Markets. The course will provide students the following: •An overview of the current market structure. •An understanding trading systems commonly used in today's markets. •An in-depth review of the federal securities laws and self-regulatory organization (SROs) rules applicable to order handling and trading in the U.S. Securities Markets. •An in-depth review of Regulation NMS.
Prerequisite: J.D. students must take Securities Regulation prior to taking this class. LL.M. students in the Securities and Financial Regulation Program are presumed to have taken Securities Regulation prior to this course. Specifically, students should have knowledge of the basic duties of a broker-dealer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.