CISI Collective Investment Scheme Administration (CISA)

This is a highly interactive training workshop designed to outline the most important administrative procedures of funds. Following an introduction to funds, the material will look at regulatory controls, constitution of schemes, roles and responsibilities of the players involved and investment and borrowing powers. It will also look at the buying and selling of units or shares, registration and settlement, distribution of income, investor communications and of course, the taxation of collective investments.


What you should expect to get from the seminar?

  • A clear understanding of the role and responsibilities of fund administration
  • 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
  • Registration and settlement of funds
  • The ability to maintain the fund’s compliance with regulatory and tax rules
  • Acquire the necessary skills to comply with the ever increasing demands of regulators.
  • Become familiar with the offering documents, reporting requirements and the problems faced by fund administrators.

This programme is aimed at operations and administration staff like Lawyers, Fiduciary and Administration Service Providers, and those who require knowledge of Funds – Collective Investment Schemes and how it relates to their job role.

By completing the two-day seminar participants will receive a certificate of attendance that will also be accepted for 10 hours CPD as per regulators requirement.

This seminar will also prepare interested participants to take the CISI Collective Investment Scheme Administration exam (if they choose to)  and receive appropriate certificate as well. Participants who decide to also take exam become associated with this prestigious Chartered professional body and take advantage of an extensive range of benefits, like access to Associate membership and ACSI designatory letters

What is on the syllabus 

  • Introduction to Collective Investment Schemes (AIF, UCITS)
  • Regulatory Framework and Controls
  • Constitution
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Investment and Borrowing Powers
  • Investor Transactions
  • Registration and Settlement
  • Distribution of Income
  • Investor Communications
  • Taxation


DATES: 22-23 June 2016


LOCATION: Frederick University, Limassol

TIME: 08:30 - 17:00

FEES: HRDA eligible €282, non-HRDA eligible €520 (both + €98.80 VAT)

Download 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

Trainer: Yiannos Ashiotis

A seasoned trainer, Yiannos has been putting his diverse international business experience in good use by helping organizations achieve their targets by empowering their people through energetic, value adding training programs.

Yiannos has developed and conducted professional training seminars with emphasis on accounting, finance, management, regulation as well as a variety of business topics to corporate audiences in many countries including Poland, Hungary, Greece, Cyprus, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Egypt, Abu Dhabi etc.

During his career Yiannos has held various managerial and executive positions in a number of multinational companies in Europe and the Middle East in a variety of industries.

He was involved in diverse activities ranging from business development to operations and executive management. He structured complex investment funds, lead organizational change, and implemented regulatory programs across international organizations.

Yiannos holds non–‐executive directorships in a number of financial services organizations and is a member of many international professional bodies. He is currently the Managing Director of Intelion Partners, a boutique firm focusing on management, financial, and investment firm/fund advisory and consulting.