Business of Authorised Credit Institutions Laws of 1997 to 2015 (CPD)

Business of Authorised Credit Institutions Laws of 1997 to 2015 (CPD) 

A 5-hour program designed to familiarize participants with the basics of bank regulatory law, including the critical policies, concepts and regulations.  This seminar offers a review of the fundamental themes of banking regulation and an introduction to what has changed since the financial crisis and the Basel III capital rules.

Seminar Content:

Introduction – Banking in Cyprus

Ownership and Management

Supervision and Inspection

Disclosure of Information

Co-operation with other competent authorities

Powers of the Central bank of Cyprus

Minimum Capital – Capital Adequacy

Basic Responsibilities of Banks for submitting returns and accounts

Directives of the European Parliament and of the Council

Who should attend:

Investment Services Professionals, Bankers, Legal Professionals, Accountants, Fiduciary Service providers. Also professionals that aim to obtain their CPD training, as required by CySEC and the ICPAC.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

According to CySEC’s requirements, persons registered in the Public Register of Certified Persons must renew their registration on a yearly basis by submitting to CySEC within two months from the end of each calendar year a statement of continued professional training on topics that fall within the existing legislation on the capital market.

Furthermore, the ICPAC has put in place Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements based on ACCA’s CPD programme. ICPAC requires all members to undertake relevant CPD throughout their career, to ensure that they maintain and develop the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to succeed in their profession.

DATES: 17, 18 November


LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 17:30 – 20:30

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

Course Brochure

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

Instructor: Mr 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.