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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.


Toronto Dates:

April 21-22
June 16-17
August 18-19
October 20-21
December 17-18

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Total Hours of Instruction:
16 hours

Tuition: $425 + HST 



 Register Online
Or call (416) 947-1922, for outside GTA call toll free at 1-800-565-0374.

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.

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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.