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FINRA/Wharton Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP) Program

Jul 17, 2016 - Jul 22, 2016Philadelphia, PA$20,150
Nov 06, 2016 - Nov 11, 2016Philadelphia, PA

Tuition includes two non-consecutive sessions. Both sessions are required for completion.

Program Overview

Investors’ growing skepticism about issues of fairness and honesty in the securities industry has made it more crucial than ever for compliance professionals, attorneys and regulators to stay on top of federal securities laws and related regulations. Created jointly by Wharton and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), this program will enhance your skills and knowledge of securities regulation through a rigorous instruction taught by top-level academics as well as seasoned regulators and prominent industry practitioners.

During this intensive course you will:

  • Analyze the basis of and theory behind complex, and constantly changing, securities laws and regulations.
  • Discover practical applications of modern securities laws and regulations.

To learn more about this program, visit FINRA’s website or contact FINRA Member Relations and Education by email or by phone at +1.800.321.6273.

Impact & Experience

After completing the program, you will walk away with intimate knowledge of the complexities of compliance issues, and strong networking relationships with industry peers and regulators. As a graduate of the program, you will also be designated a Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP™). With more than 900 individuals having earned their CRCP designation, the credential has become well-regarded as the leading executive education program for compliance and regulatory professionals.

Taught by Wharton and Penn Law faculty as well as industry experts and regulators, this rigorous program takes an interdisciplinary approach and is comprised of two non-consecutive weeks focused solely on securities laws and the theory behind securities regulation.

“Participants will gain a broader understanding of capital market regulation and the developments in compliance and risk identification practices necessary to meet today’s challenges,” says Jill Fisch, Perry Golkin Professor of Law and co-faculty director of this program.

Who Attends This Program

Participants are:

  • Compliance professionals on a leadership track
  • Business-line professionals with increasing compliance responsibilities
  • Practicing attorneys
  • Federal and state securities regulators
  • Foreign securities regulators


  • Eric Orts, JSD

    Academic Director

    Guardsmark Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, The Wharton School

    Research Interests: Corporate governance, environmental law and policy, business ethicsSee Faculty Bio

  • Jill Fisch, JD

    Academic Director

    Perry Golkin Professor of Law; Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School

    Research Interests: Corporate governance, securities regulation and litigationSee Faculty Bio

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