Asked by: Josiah Goldner
asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th January, 2020

How do I get my Series 79 license?

To take the Series 79 exam, you must be sponsored by a FINRA member firm or a self-regulatory organization (SRO). Firms apply for candidates to take the exam by filing a Uniform Application for Security Industry Registration or Transfer (Form U4).

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Just so, do you need to be sponsored to take the Series 79?

The Series 79 is an essential prerequisite for working in debt, equity, and mergers and acquisitions. Candidates must be sponsored by a FINRA member to take the exam. Candidates must pass both the Series 79 and SIE exams, although they don't have to be taken at the same time.

Likewise, how long does it take to study for the Series 79? 60 to 100 hours

Likewise, what does the Series 79 allow you to do?

The Series 79 exam is taken to determine whether a financial representative is qualified to become an investment banker. Candidates who pass the exam can participate in debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, and other investment banking activities.

How many questions is the Series 79?

There are 75 scored questions and 10 unscored “pretest” questions, making the Series 79 exam 85 questions long.

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