About This Course

Part of the Global Markets & Treasury Collection

As part of the Global Markets and Treasury Collection , this certificate will enable participants to have both a thorough understanding of the principles as well as their application, to enable them to understand the expectations on them to promote integrity and effective functioning of the FX markets globally.

The Qualification is designed for:

These qualifications have become mandatory in many regions for wholesale foreign exchange and money market professionals..

  • Financial market participants across buy side, sell side and intermediary institutions as well as regulators and central banks

  • Middle office and operations personnel

  • Compliance and risk officers

Course curriculum

    1. Test your knowledge

    1. Test your knowledge

    1. Test your knowledge

    1. Test your knowledge

    1. Test your knowledge

About this course

  • $199.00
  • 16 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

There are six core subject areas:

This comprehensive workshop will provide attendees with:

  • Introduction to the Global Code

    Understand what the Global Code is and how it was developed.
    Know and understand;
    The six leading principles of the Global Code;
    What type of market participants are impacted by the Global Code and
    What is the ‘statement of commitment’

  • Ethics

    Understand what is expected of them to exercise judgement to act ethically and professionally.

  • Governance

    Understand the appropriate governance structures that should be in place to promote and support the principles of the Global Code

  • Execution

    Understand what is expected to execute and negotiate transactions in a fair and transparent manner

  • Information Sharing

    Understand what is acceptable conduct when using any form of communication in the FX Market

  • Risk and Compliance

    Understand frameworks of risk management and compliance that assist in the prevention of risks associated with engagement in the FX Markets.


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Meet who you will learn with

Billy Viljoen

Course Director

Billy has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets. He currently acts as a consultant to some of South Africa’s major corporate clients on treasury risk management. He has held senior positions at two of South Africa’s major financial institutions both in South Africa and New York with the most recent being director and head of FX Options sales at ABSA Capital where he was responsible for the bank’s FX structuring business across South Africa. He is considered a subject matter expert in foreign exchange derivatives Billy through his years has obtained unparalleled dynamic hedging experience as a corporate client advisor and derivative structurer to clients located across Africa, Europe and the Americas.

Social proof: testimonials

“A great refresher!”

Debbie Hite | Nedbank South Africa | Senior Dealer

“Great introduction course!”

Phathu Matamela | Nedbank south Africa | Trainee Dealer

“Execellent course, I would highly recommend”

Siphosomhle Kamkam | Absa Africa | FX Trader

“The workshop was informative and helped me to gain a better understanding of trade and treasury products that will help me to cross sell to my clients.”

Shazmir Dhanji | Equity Bank Kenya | Business Growth

“The workshop was a great refresher and eye opener of treasury products. It improve my knowledge and skills in treasury product as we encounter/engage clients in the market. Handling clients dealing with international trade and FX made easier. I highly recommend the course to all staff in front office and marketing for cross selling and advisory services.”

Reuben Kimutai Ruttoh | Equity Bank Kenya | Business Growth

“It was very detailed, informative and would highly recommend attending.”

Irene Wanjiru Irungu | Equity Bank Kenya | Business Growth

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