Compliance, Legislative & Regulatory Standards

Fulfilling Suitability Obligations

Full

Overview

This course will discuss the suitability requirement applicable to the sales of investment products under the Code of Conduct for Persons Licensed by or Registered with the Securities and Futures Commission.

Objective

To promote awareness and enhance understanding of suitability requirement.

Content

1. Classification of investment products — non-complex or complex product.
2. What is product suitability?
3. Conducting customer risk profiling.
4. Matching customer risk profiling to products offered to clients.
5. Documents and disclosure to clients.
6. Guideline on Online Distribution and Advisory Platforms

Who should attend

Practitioners in the securities industry, and operation officers who perform checking of customer risk profiling questionnaires.

Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme

This is one of the eligible courses / seminars / conferences under the Financial Incentive Scheme (“The Scheme”) of the WAM Pilot Programme.

Eligible in-service practitioners of the financial services industry could apply for reimbursement of 80% of the course fees, subject to a maximum of HK$7,000 (whichever is lower) upon satisfactory completion of a course / seminar / conference over the three-year period of the Scheme.

Each individual may apply for reimbursement for more than one course / seminar / conference.

Application to reimburse the course fees, together with the required documents, must be submitted within four months from the last day of the course / seminar / conference attended. Please refer to the WAM Pilot Programme website for more details.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Stella LAM
Ms Lam is both an experienced banker, and a seasoned trainer. Having gained a decade of experience in consumer banking and branch management at an international leading bank, she made a shift to the learning and development field - she was a university teaching staff, and she led the personal banking training department in different banks. She is now a consultant to various financial institutions.

Ms Lam graduated from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. She then attained Master in Finance from the City University of Hong Kong and Master in Human Resource Management and Training from the University of Leicester. She is a Certified Financial Planner®, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Certified Banker. She gained the Professional Certificate for ECF Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism in 2020.

Details

Code
TPRCR19009002
Date & Time
Monday, 28 Oct 2019 (6:30PM - 8:30PM)
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019 (6:30PM - 8:30PM)
Venue
HKSI Institute Training Centre
Relevant Subject
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Type 6 - Advising on corporate finance
Type 9 - Asset management
Language
Trad. Chi / Cantonese
Hours
SFC:4.00, PWMA:4.00