This course provides an introduction to the theory of financial markets with an emphasis on corporate governance and financial regulation. It is underpinned with theory and practical analysis relevant to a range of international finance careers. Examine the role accountancy plays in corporate behaviour and look at how regulation can assist in financial intermediation. Explore regulation and risk management to see how traders manage risk, how share prices are determined, and what makes global financial markets crash. This course carries exemptions from: the Securities and Investment Institute (SII); the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII); the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); and the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA).