AIF authorisation operation

Alternative Investment Funds: Authorization Process, Operation and Management

The seminar will examine the Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) Law of 2014, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) Law of 2013 and the relevant Directives. The aim of the seminar is to describe the main provisions of the two aforementioned laws.

Particular emphasis will be given to the authorization process, organization and operational requirements of AIFs. In addition, the seminar will cover the operating conditions and responsibilities of the Managers of AIFs.

Seminar Content:

  • General Characteristics and Types of AIFs
  • Authorization Process
  • External Manager
  • Depositary
  • Subscription and Redemption of Units
  • Disclosure Requirements
  • Alternative Investment Funds with Limited Number of Persons

Who should attend:

  • Investment Services Professionals
  • Fund Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Legal Professionals
  • Professionals that aim to obtain their CPD training as required by CySEC

DATES: 19 and 20 September

DURATION: 5 Hours / CPD Units

LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 17:30 – 20:15

FEES: €120 +19% VAT

Registration Form

You can register by sending the completed registration form above to or via fax to 2227 4475. If you need help completing the form, please give us a call at 2227 4470

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Instructor: Dr Constantinos Kourouyiannis

Constantinos Kourouyiannis has a broad experience in financial and investment services and especially in the investment decision-making process. Currently, he is the Deputy Head of the Portfolio Management Department of WS Financial and Investment Services Ltd. His experience includes: active portfolio management of equity portfolios, macroeconomic and fundamental analysis, valuations and risk analysis. He also has in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legal framework of Alternative Investment Funds. Before becoming an investment professional, Constantinos undertook research positions at the University of Cyprus and made presentations in reputable international conferences in London, Melbourne and Cyprus. He is also a Referee of the Multinational Finance Journal. The areas of his research work include financial risk management, financial econometrics, forecasting financial time series, bootstrap methods, model uncertainty and structural breaks.

Constantinos holds a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Cyprus, an MSc in Finance and Economics from the LSE and a PhD in Economics (with emphasis in Financial Risk Management) from the University of Cyprus. He also holds the Advanced Certificate of CySEC for the Financial Services Legal Framework.