Role of a Custodian & Corporate Actions

This e-training programme comprises 3 topics/tutorials. Answer all quiz questions at the end of each tutorial in order to complete the training.

A) Custody – An Introduction

(Estimated Completion Time: 60 Minutes)

Custody is a highly specialized activity that is vital for the safekeeping of client assets. This tutorial looks at the key business areas of custodians and the services they provide. It also examines ancillary activities, such as handling distributions and corporate actions, and the role of custodians in dealing with trade settlement.

B) Corporate Actions – An Introduction

(Estimated Completion Time: 50 Minutes)

When a company issues a corporate action, it sets in motion an event that brings material change to the company and has ramifications for its stakeholders. However, processing corporate action events is a complex business involving many different market participants and including many possible event types. This tutorial looks at the fundamentals of corporate actions from a number of different perspectives. It also discusses the role of the various participants in the corporate actions processing chain, with particular emphasis on the part played by custodians. A second tutorial will look at the major corporate action event types.

C) Corporate Actions – Types

(Estimated Completion Time: 60 Minutes)

There are estimated to be more than 60 corporate action types. Most of these are mandatory events that require no action on the part of securities holders. However, there are also many voluntary corporate actions that leave it up to securities holders as to whether or not to participate.

This tutorial looks at the full spectrum of corporate action types. Examples of each are provided, with the focus on the most popular events in the marketplace.


Terms and Conditions

1) Each e-training programme takes approximately 3 hours to complete.

2) In order to qualify for Continuing Education credits from SGX, please complete all quiz questions found at the end of each tutorial (a 70% pass rate is required) by 31 December 2018.

3) Access to the e-training materials is valid for 3 months from the date the access is issued. Trading Representative who requires Continuing Education Credit and registered at the last quarter of 2018, access is valid till 31 December 2018 (i.e. access given on 24 November 2018, access is valid till 31 December 2018).

4) Upon successful registration, an email with the access details and password would be sent to you within 2 working days.

5) If participants wish to make any changes to their application or request for a refund, written notice should be given within 10 business days of receiving the access ID and password to the online programme and provided the access has not been utilised. There will be an administrative fee of 20% of the fees paid. There will be no changes or refund if notice is given thereafter or if the access has been utilised.

6) Please login using Microsoft Internet Explorer from your PC or Laptop.

7) Please note that the learning management system is not compatible with browsers on Apple iOS or other operating systems.

8) For assistance please contact e-training@sgxacademy.com or call 6327 5438.

SGX reserves the right to make changes to information regarding the programme if warranted by circumstances beyond its control.

Event Details
    • Beginner
  • Category
    • E-Training
  • Status
  • Duration
  • S$160
    Online Registration Closed*
    Call (65) 6011 8922 to check availability.