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FSCT 8421 - Investigation of Securities Crimes

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course introduces various Criminal Code and Securities Act infractions particular to the Canadian securities markets, and to the techniques used by the financial crimes investigator to identify, investigate, and prosecute these offences.

Prerequisite(s)

Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the basis for and components of securities regulation in Canada.
  • Describe the different approaches to securities regulation in Canada.
  • Describe common securities law offences and the consequences for offenders.
  • Given a particular set of facts.
  • Assess the facts from a regulatory perspective.
  • Select an appropriate approach to investigating the alleged offences, and
  • Select appropriate means for investigating the alleged offences.
  • Use government, police and private sources of information to assist in the investigation of offences.
  • Conduct witness interviews.
  • Prepare investigative documents, such as Demands, Summons and Production Orders, and
  • Prepare investigation reports to assist in the prosecution of offenders.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2009

Related Programs

FSCT 8421 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (General Criminalistics Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate

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