Market Abuse Awareness

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  • Duration
    1-2 hours
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  • Languages
    EN, NL

As an employee of a financial organisation, you are regularly confronted with the risk of market abuse and the many rules that must prevent it, such as the Market Abuse Regulation, an insider regulation or the DSI code of conduct. These rules and codes are aimed at protecting investors and improving the integrity of the financial markets. But how can you make sure to comply with them?

The Market Abuse Awareness e-learning provides insight into the regulation regarding market abuse and helps you prevent insider trading or market manipulation.

Target audience

The Market Abuse Regulation applies to all employees of financial institutions, such as banks, investment firms and institutions, pension funds and insurers.

Education level

The Market Abuse e-learning is a course at HBO (higher vocational education) level. Specific knowledge is not required, but we do assume that you have basic knowledge of financial services.


The Market Abuse Awareness e-learning provides insight into the regulations regarding market abuse. After completing the course, you will be able to recognise signals of market abuse and comply with the Market Abuse Regulation. You will also know what to do in cases of (the appearance of) market abuse and what measures to take in order to prevent market abuse.

The main goal is that we all maintain trust in the financial markets and to make sure that investors, your customers, your employer and finance professionals such as yourself are not harmed.

Course content

Baseline measurement

This e-learning starts with a baseline measurement to determine whether you can take the test immediately or whether it is best to study the theory first


  1. Laws and regulations
  2. Insider trading
  3. Market manipulation
  4. Other regulations
  5. Preventing market abuse
  6. Summary

Test Market Abuse Awareness

You will complete this course with a test in the learning environment. You can also take resits in the learning environment.

Market Abuse Awareness certificate

After passing the test, you can download your personal certificate from the learning environment.

Study duration

You can follow this Awareness training in our online learning environment, wherever and whenever it suits you. The training takes between one and two hours to complete, depending on your prior knowledge about the subject.


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What do our participants say?

”The theory was very clear and informative and contained all kinds of examples. This was very helpful in understanding the context.”

‘’This course is the most informative course I have even finished! Well done!’’

Why this Market Abuse Awareness training?

  • Provides insight into the Market Abuse Regulation
  • Helps you avoid unconsciously taking part in market abuse
  • Developed by Projective Group’s specialised consultants
  • Learn whenever and wherever you want in our online learning environment or app
  • Pragmatic theory complemented with applicable examples, news articles and podcasts

Personal advice

Interested in a hands-on training course that your employees will enjoy? Please feel free to contact us for more information about the possibilities.


Do you offer tailor-made courses?

We think our courses should have practical relevance for all participants. We are happy to adapt our standard programs, so that they fit in with what is going on in your organization. You can personalize content or create a combination of subjects from different DSI programs. Read more about tour tailor-made solutions.

How can I follow the courses?

Our courses are easily accessible, both online and through the app of aNewSpring. You can study wherever and whenever you want.

Wealso offer ‘blended learning’ programs, in which we combine the benefits of in-class and online learning.

How can I sign up for a course?

The Ministry of Compliance distinguishes between individual registrations and registrations on behalf of an organization. As an individual, you can sign up through the website. Just click the ‘register’ button and you can get started right away.

Organizations that want to register several employees at once can get in touch with us. We will make sure your employees can get started as soon as possible.

Who is behind The Ministry of Compliance?

The Ministry of Compliance is an initiative of Projective Group, specialists in financial laws and regulations. Our courses are developed by experienced consultants, supplemented with knowledge from external experts.


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