European Institute of Management and Finance | Fund Administration in Cyprus and Custody
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Fund Administration in Cyprus and Custody

Fund Administration in Cyprus and Custody

In recent years, Cyprus has made enormous moves towards the enhancement and completion of the national legal framework concerning investment funds.  With these legislations in place Cyprus can be promoted as an international fund jurisdiction.


For the Funds sector to achieve both recognition and profitability it is important that professionals within the sector are equipped with the most updated knowledge, best practices and tools, so as to have a very good understanding of the processes related to fund administration in Cyprus.

Learning Objectives


Participants will attain:

  • A clear understanding of the role and responsibilities of fund administration in Cyprus
  • The confidence to liaise with investment managers, fund sponsors, custodians, selling agents and investors
  • The latest developments in managing and controlling fund administration processes and procedures
  • The knowledge of how to value and price investment funds accurately
  • The expertise to identify and manage sources of risk in fund servicing
  • The ability to maintain the fund’s compliance with regulatory and tax rules
  • Review some of the more recent changes in the investment environment and their impact on the investment process, the different styles of fund management,and the fund administrator.
  • Become familiar with the offering documents, reporting requirements and the problems faced by fund administrators

Who Should Attend


The course will be of benefit to all those professionals employed within the Funds sector as well as those who are seeking to join the industry.  This will include any professional from the fund operations/administration teams, risk managers, compliance monitoring teams, audit and fund managers or third parties, lawyers, auditors and regulators.

DATES: 19, 20, 21 March

DURATION: 10 Hours


LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 17:00 - 21:00

FEES: HRDA eligible €300, non-HRDA eligible €470 (both + €89.30 VAT)

Start DateCourse TitleLocationCPD UnitsStatus
21 MarchUnderstanding the role and responsibilities of the depository under AIF, UCITS and AIFLNPsNicosia5COMPLETED
27 MarchOverview of the Cyprus Fund Sector: A legal Operational ApproachNicosia5COMPLETED
23 AprilFund Administration A to ZNicosia6UPCOMING
10 MayRegulation (EU) 2017/1131 on money market fundsNicosiaUPCOMING
12 MayProspectus Law and Public TakeoversNicosiaUPCOMING
17 MayPackaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs)NicosiaUPCOMING
22 MayInvestment Fund Operations & AdministrationNicosia5UPCOMING
29 MayAlternative Investment Funds (AIF), AIFMD, and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS)Nicosia6UPCOMING
14 JuneCompliance in the Financial Services Sector – the Compliance Function in PracticeLimassol10UPCOMING
18 JuneUnderstanding and Negotiating ISDA Master Agreement OTC DocumentationNicosiaUPCOMING

Participants will receive a certificate for successful participation indicating all topics covered

Register Here

If you need help completing the online registration form, please give us a call at 2227 4470 or email us at 

Trainer: Alex Kartalis

Mr. Kartalis was born in Athens in 1968. He graduated from the Department of Statistics of Athens University of Economics and Business (ex A.S.O.E.E) in 1991. In 2003 he got an MBA in Finance from ESCEM. He is a certified derivatives clearer.

He started his career from Citibank Athens, where he worked from 1994 till 197. From 1997 till 2012 he worked at BNP Paribas Securities Services Athens, initially as Head of Securities Operations and then as General Manager.

From September 2013 till today he works as General Manager in GMM Global Money Managers Ltd, a Cypriot mutual funds management company