Training Session

Oct 28, 2020
1:30 PM


Oct 28, 2020
5:30 PM
Where ?
Arendt House
41A, Avenue John F. Kennedy
L-2082 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
Who ?


The training aims to:

  • provide an overview of the key concepts of the market abuse regime;
  • help to recognise market abuse;
  • sensitise to related obligations and prohibited behaviours including unintentional market abuse.


The training session covers the following topics:

  • Summary description of the MAR framework;
  • Scope of application of the MAR (with a focus on major differences between the MAR and the repealed Market Abuse Directive);
  • Inside information and insiders;
  • Insider dealing and unlawful disclosure of inside information;
  • Proper handling of inside information;
  • Market manipulation;
  • Managers’ transactions;
  • Investment recommendations and statistics;
  • Prevention and detection of market abuse;
  • Summary presentation of the market sounding regime;
  • Enforcement and sanctions;
  • Interaction between the MAR and the AML/CTF legislation;
  • Case studies, real-life examples and best practices;
  • Q&A session.


François Warken (Partner, Capital Markets, Arendt & Medernach).

Target Group

Professionals in charge of administration, legal and compliance functions in financial institutions, other professionals of the financial sector, investment funds and buy-side firms.


4 hours.






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François Warken

François Warken is the Partner in charge of the Capital Markets practice of Arendt & Medernach. He specialises in securities laws as well as in capital markets and stock exchange regulation where he advises on all aspects of debt and equity capital markets transactions. He has extensive experience with initial public offerings, takeovers securities offerings, including offerings of structured and hybrid products, repackagings and liability management transactions such as buybacks or tender offers, exchange offers, consent solicitations and open market strategies. His practice further focuses on regulatory compliance and related corporate governance. François Warken is a member of the Financi...

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