MiFID II / MiFIR Overview
Following the entry into force of MiFID II (1.1.2018) a lot of regulatory developments took place. In particular, several level 2 measures, ESMA guidelines and Q and As were issued, explaining numerous issues in relation to the implementation of specific issues. Investor protection, product governance, organisational requirements are included in the topics further elaborated by the European Commission and the ESMA. Professionals are supposed to apply all these rules in their daily business and their compliance with them is supervised by the relevant competent authorities. The objective of this seminar is to examine these developments and provide guidance to professional concerning the way they should be applied.
By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
- Update their knowledge in relation to the steady state of MiFID II requirements
- Examine the way they should apply them
- Review their internal arrangements, if appropriate
- Solve questions they may have in relation to the implementation of MiFID II
The programme outline should provide the headlines and sub-headlines of the topics to be discussed/examined throughout the course. An example could be:
- Investor protection updates
- Product governance updates
- Organisational requirements updates
- Product intervention updates
The programme is designed to deliver knowledge and enhance participants’ skills via short lectures and practical examples. Participants will also benefit from a Q&A session at the end of the programme and take away the knowledge gained to be transferred to their workplace.
This programme may be approved for up to 5 CPD units in Financial Regulation. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.
Professionals requiring CPD units to meet the education requirements for CySEC licence renewal, and/or for maintaining other professional memberships/certifications which accept CPD in Financial Regulation, are advised to consider training subjects in categories that indicate CPD training in Financial Regulation.
Who Should Attend
The programme is ideal for:
- Senior Managers in Investment Firms
- Compliance Officers
- Internal Auditors
- Internal Lawyers
- External Auditors, Lawyers and Financial Consultants