CISI Global Financial Compliance Certificate

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.

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.

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.

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DATES: 16, 17 May

DURATION: 14 Hours


LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 09:00 - 17:15

FEES: €292 + VAT

Start DateTitleLocationCPD UnitsStatus
2 AprilCISI Risk in Financial ServicesLimassolCOMPLETED
16 MayCISI Global Financial Compliance CertificateNicosia10UPCOMING
14 JuneCISI Risk in Financial ServicesNicosiaUPCOMING

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

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 [email protected].

Trainer: Panayiotis Antoniou, MCSI, MBA, MIS, MPSM

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 a holder of CySEC’s Advanced Certificate in Financial Services Legal Framework, a full member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (MCSI) specialising in Compliance & Risk and an approved trainer by the HRDA. He is currently the Head of Capital Adequacy Department of a large Advisory Group specializing in consulting regarding Regulatory and Risk related issues specializing in Basel III (CRDIV) matters (Pillar 1,2,3) and financial reporting of Investment Firms.