Understanding & Avoiding Spoofing Behavior

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Understanding & Avoiding Spoofing Behavior


Get Smart on certain prohibited trading practices with FIA-IFM Training.

Preventing manipulation of derivatives markets, and spoofing behavior, in particular, is a priority for both the exchanges and regulatory authorities that supervise financial markets. This course draws on recent cases to cover the basics of spoofing and how regulators are targeting illegal trading behavior.

e-Learning Content
  • U.S. and global regulations and exchange rules prohibiting spoofing
  • Common spoofing patterns
  • Legitimate order types
  • Standard practices for monitoring trading activity
  • Interactive exercises to test comprehension. 


Training Duration: Approximately 30 minutes. A training certificate can be downloaded after successful course completion.

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