CPD – Continuous Professional Development Course for CySEC’s Public Registry – AIF and UCITS

CPD – Continuous Professional Development Course for CySEC’s Public Registry – AIF and UCITS

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.


Our CPD Course has been specifically designed to meet the requirements set forth by the provisions of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) Directive regarding the “certification of employees of the financial sector and the respective public register” as well as Circular G2013-01. Our prominent and qualified instructors have designed an insightful and practical Course that focuses on the most important regulatory changes that took place recently as well as an update on the most important topics pertaining to the capital market legislation and practice.

The subjects covered by our expert instructors are:

  • Alternative Investment Funds Law
  • UCITS Law

Instructor: Mr Demetris Taxitaris

Mr Demetris Taxitaris is the General Manager of MAP S.Platis Group, the largest and most specialised Consulting group in the MENA Region.

Demetris Taxitaris is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (‘ICPAC’), a member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (‘CIFA’), Chairman of the Board of Teachers Cooperative Credit Institution and Chairman of Symmetria F.S. Ltd, a Cyprus-based financial advisory, research and analysis firm. Between 2011 and 2013, he served as a member of the Corporate Reporting Standing Committee’s Consultative Working Group of the European Securities and Markets Authority (‘ESMA’).

Demetris worked at Bank of Cyprus Group in Nicosia from 2001, being involved in the construction and management of the leading asset management and advisory unit in Cyprus, from which he resigned as Head, Asset Management in August 2013 to found Symmetria F.S. Ltd. Prior to that, Demetris worked at Deloitte in London where he qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant, becoming a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW). For a number of years, he has been an instructor in courses for the European regulatory framework for investments, covering fields such as MiFID, UCITS, AIFMD, Market Abuse and Transparency. Demetris holds a BSc. Mathematics with Statistics from Imperial College (First Class Honours) and a MSc. Mathematical Trading and Finance from City University in London (Distinction).

DATES: 2 Seminar Presentations (27/06/2015 & 08/07/2015)

DURATION: 10 Hours

LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

FEES: €91.80 with HRDA Subsidy, OR ,€220 + VAT without HRDA Subsidy

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