European Institute of Management and Finance | CySEC Examination Preparation Course
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CySEC Examination Preparation Course

CySEC Advanced Examination Preparation Course

The current course will cover all material preparing participants for their success at the Advanced Level Examination, which requires a very good knowledge of the Cyprus and European legal framework on the capital markets, and concerns persons who wish to be certified for the provision of all Investment Services:

  • Reception and transmission of orders in relation to one or more Financial Instruments
  • Execution of orders on behalf of clients
  • Dealing on own account
  • Portfolio Management
  • Investment Advice
  • Underwriting and/or placing of financial instruments whether on a firm commitment basis or not

The course runs under the close supervision of the EIMF General Manager Mr. Marios Siathas and Programmes Manager Mr. Giorgos Stylianou.

Target Audience of the EIMF CySEC Exams Preparation Course

  • Existing and prospective executives and supervisors of Banks, Cypriot Investment Firms (CIFs) as well as UCITS and AIF managers
  • Existing and prospective employees of Banks, CIFs as well as UCITS and AIF managers responsible for the provision of investment services
  • Compliance Officers, Internal Auditors, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officers and Risk Managers of Banks, Cypriot Investment Firms (CIFs) as well as UCITS and AIF managers

Course Focus

  • Passing the exams – the Course focuses primarily on the Syllabus of CySEC for the  certification of persons providing Investment Services and employed by Cypriot Investment Firms, Credit Institutions, Management Companies and Investment Companies of Variable Capital, which is a requirement for the provision of investment services in Cyprus
  • Operating within the legal framework – understanding how best to operate within the applicable Cypriot and European Union legal and regulatory framework and practice, and become a successful player in the European financial arena

Getting the technical tools – understanding the regulatory technical tools that are available to operate in the capital markets and enhance your financial strategies and risk management compliance processes

Preparation Material – All participants shall receive the EIMF booklet with all presentation notes and 2 sets of online preparation questions and answers as a self-study mock exam.

DATES: 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19 October

DURATION: 32 hours

CPD UNITS: 32

LOCATION: Nicosia

TIME: 14:00 - 20:15

FEES: HRDA eligible €451, non-HRDA eligible €995 (both + €189.05VAT)

Registration Form

Download Registration Form

You can register for this course by filling in the above form and sending it to the EIMF at info@eimf.eu or via fax at 2227 4475. For help completing the form please call 2227 4470

In-House Training

If you would like to discuss bringing this or another topic to your organization on an in-house basis please call us at 22274470 or email us at info@eimf.eu.

Instructor: Panayiotis Antoniou

Mr. Antoniou is a professional with 18 years-experience in the Banking and Insurance Sectors. He holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from State University of New York, USA, a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Virginia Tech, USA, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Master’s in Public Sector Management. He is also a member of the Project Management Institute and a partially-qualified member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). He is also a holder of CySEC’s Advanced Certificate in Financial Services Legal Framework. He is currently the Head of Capital Adequacy Department of a large Advisory Group specializing in advising matters regarding Basel III matters (Pillar 1,2,3) and financial reporting of Investment Firms.

Panayiotis Nicolaou

Panagiotis Nikolaou is a professional with many years’ experience in the Financial Services Sector in general and in the world of Investment Firms in particular. He has worked in CIFs in various positions, including that of the General Manager, Risk Manager, Executive Director, as well as on the front line as Head of Dealing and Brokerage Departments. He currently leads AFXAnts with offices in Nicosia, Athens and Durban.

Panagiotis is a full member of Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (MCSI) and the Society of Technical Analysts (MSTA). He holds CySEC’s Advanced Certification, he is an approved Trainer by the HRDA, and was nominated and sponsored by KPMG and Barclays Bank in 2015 to join “Future Leaders” executive seminars.