Market abuse cases

Learn from the mistakes of others

Friday 3 February 2023, 10:00-16:00 (CET)

Target groups:

  • General management, compliance specialists, surveillance experts, regulators, exchange staff, employees of brokerage firms, traders, originators, dispatchers and shift traders.

Learning objectives:

  • Encounter sanctioning and sanctioning regimes.
  • Learn where the line is drawn when it comes down to acceptable and unacceptable practices.
  • Master why certain actions are or aren’t allowed.
  • Understand what circumstances matter.
  • Get insight in manipulation cases versus unfair/disorderly trading.
  • Grasp knowledge regarding redress funds.
  • Be aware of whistleblowing policies and rewards.


  • Study materials (handout)


  • Jurisprudence
    • EU (cases under REMIT and MAR)
    • US (cases under CEA, EPA, EISA)
    • Other
  • Disciplinary actions by trading venues
    • To traders
    • To brokers
  • Explaining the background, including
    • Trading strategies
    • Trading technicalities
    • Price formation
  • Sanctioning and rewarding regimes
    • CFTC – Whistleblower rule
    • OFGEM – Redress fund
  • Aspects of relevance
    • Market structure
    • Order submission, amendment & cancellation
    • Order types
    • Position, or not
    • Initiator – aggressor
    • Strategy
    • Liquidity
    • Weather
    • Trading tool
    • On/off-venue
    • Settlement price / index calculation procedures

About the Lecturer

Aviv Handler + Jerry de Leeuw
Jerry de Leeuw, MSc. (founder of Entrima, former trader and author of the books “MAR”, “REMIT” and “Monitoring & surveillance”)

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Our Labels

Entrima and Market Abuse Centre (MAC) are the two labels we operate to provide learning services for professionals in the commodity & energy markets.

Content & Context

Entrima’s mission is to transfer knowledge regarding the business, controls & operations of parties in (or relating to) the wholesale markets.

Conduct & Culture

MAC’s mission is to facilitate the prevention & detection of misconduct and to foster proper behaviour in organisations. This is achieved via training, periodic updates and increased awareness.