World Investor Week 2020

Investor Education: Understanding the Investing World and How to Protect Yourself

The International Organization of Securities Commission's (IOSCO) fourth annual World Investor Week (WIW) is a week-long, global campaign promoted by IOSCO to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection. WIW takes place from Monday, October 5 through Sunday, October 11, 2020.

As part of WIW, NFA and the CFTC will hold a free webinar entitled, Investor Education: Understanding the Investing World and How to Protect Yourself, on October 6, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. CT/12:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will cover the key messages of WIW, including:

  • Verifying investment professionals are licensed;
  • Conducting research on products before investing;
  • Understanding the risks that exist in all investments; and
  • Planning for life's unexpected challenges and investing in uncertain times.