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CISI Global Financial Compliance Certificate 


A successful compliance function is a fundamental requirement for any effective business; in financial services it is a critical component. The Global Financial Compliance qualification addresses techniques used to implement a successful compliance function in a firm. It provides a comprehensive introduction to all the issues a global Compliance Officer may encounter. It addresses international issues including the international regulatory environment managing the risk of financial crime governance, risk management ethics, integrity and fairness

Who takes Global Financial Compliance?

This certificate is suitable for all compliance staff and will be particularly useful for those working in, or wishing to work as Compliance Officer, either on an outsourced consultancy role or a full time Compliance officer position within the Financial Services Sector.

Why enrol in Global Financial Compliance?

This qualification covers all the key aspects of compliance. It is globally portable, addressing international issues and reflecting the needs of a worldwide market. Furthermore, participants who will also sit CySEC’s exams and work as Compliance Officers in Cyprus Investment Firms, will also receive the full Certificate in Global Financial Compliance, opening the doors to a vast international network of companies.

Seminar Content

Element 1 – The International Regulatory Environment
1.1 Models of regulation
1.2 The International approach to regulation


Element 2 – The Compliance Function

2.1 International best practice
2.2 The role of the Compliance function within a firm
2.3 Managing regulatory relationships


Element 3 – Managing the Risk of Financial Crime

3.1 Money laundering, terrorist financing and the standards required of firms
3.2 Practical implications
3.3 Policies, procedures and controls required of Firms


Element 4 – Ethics, Integrity and Fairness

4.1 Ethics
4.2 Market Integrity
4.3 Fair Conduct
4.4 Fair Dealing


Element 5 – Governance, Risk Management and Compliance

5.1 Corporate governance
5.2 Key risk types, their application and impact on the Compliance function

Key features of Global Financial Compliance

  • Specialist qualification – Covers all key aspects of compliance
  • Globally portable – Addresses international issues and best practice techniques
  • Developed with input from expert practitioners from leading global financial firms
  • Combine it with the CySEC regulatory exam to complete the full Certificate in Global Financial Compliance.
  • Free CISI Student membership
  • ACSI designatory letters

This Award is regulated by Ofqual as a level 3 qualification. On the European Qualifications Framework, this equates to a level 4 qualification.

DATES: 29, 31 May

DURATION: 14 Hours


LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 09:00 - 17:00

FEES: €305 + VAT

Standalone Certificate
Participants can choose to attend the course and will receive a certificate of attendance indicating successful participation indicating topics covered

About the Exam

For participants who choose to take the exam and get the CISI qualification they will need to also register for the exam with CISI.

The qualification is examined via computer based testing and exams take place throughout the year.

The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions and lasts 2 hours.

Download Registration Form

You can register for this course by filling in the above form and sending it to the EIMF at 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

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