Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation Law (CPD)

Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation Law (CPD) 

Matters concerning the possessors of confidential information relating to financial instruments which are admitted for trading in a regulated market within Cyprus, or in relation to which admissions to trading has been requested from Cyprus, are regulated by the Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation (Market Abuse) Law. Regulations entitled the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005, (S.I. No. 342) came into effect on 6 July, 2005. These Regulations are intended to give effect to Directive 2003/6/EC of 28 January 2003 on insider dealing and market manipulation (market abuse) and the implementing Directives, 2003/124/EC, 2003/125/EC, 2004/72/EC.

Seminar Content:


Inside Information

Possessor of inside information

Prohibition of acts by possessors of inside information

Obligations of issuers of financial instruments

Code of conduct of Directors and Related Persons

Obligations of issuers – Sanctions

Obligations of issuers – list of possessors

Obligations of issuers – persons with managerial responsibilities

Market manipulation

Acceptable market practices

Production and dissemination of research or recommendations

Persons who professionally arrange transactions

Civil liability

CySEC responsibilities and powers

Who should attend:

Investment Services Professionals, Bankers, Legal Professionals, Accountants, Fiduciary Service providers. Also professionals that aim to obtain their CPD training, as required by CySEC and the ICPAC.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

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.

Furthermore, the ICPAC has put in place Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements based on ACCA’s CPD programme. ICPAC requires all members to undertake relevant CPD throughout their career, to ensure that they maintain and develop the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to succeed in their profession.

Instructor: Mr Alexis Kartalis

Mr. A. Kartalis was born in Athens in 1968. He graduated from the Department of Statistics of Athens University of Economics and Business (ex A.S.O.E.E) in 1991. In 2003 he got an MBA in Finance from ESCEM. He is a certified derivatives clearer.

He started his career from Citibank Athens, where he worked from 1994 till 197. From 1997 till 2012 he worked at BNP Paribas Securities Services Athens, initially as Head of Securities Operations and then as General Manager.

From September 2013 till today he works as General Manager in GMM Global Money Managers Ltd, a Cypriot mutual funds management company.

He is married and he has two children, while he systematically practices in long distance running

DATES: 16/11/2015


LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 16:00 – 21:15

FEES: €90 +19% VAT

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