Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law (Law 144(I)/2007) CPD

Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Law (Law 144(I)/2007) CPD

Law 144(I)/2007, also known as the Investment Services and Activities and Regulated Markets Laws of 2007 to 2014 regulates the provision of investment and ancillary services, as well as the performance of investment activities on a professional basis in the Republic of Cyprus and regulates the operation of regulated markets and other related matters.

Seminar Content:

  • Overview of the Law and its general provisions
  • Investment Services and Ancillary Services
  • Operation of Regulated Markets
  • Financial Instruments
  • Relevant EC Directives that were harmonised into the Law
  • Investor Protection, Transparency, Efficiency, Iniformity, Single Passport
  • Internal Procedures and Controls
  • Conflict of Interest Resolution
  • Code of conduct of entities and personnel
  • Best Execution of Clients Orders

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.

DATES: 7, 8 April 2016

DURATION: 10 Hours

LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 15:00 – 20:30

FEES: HRDA eligible €100, non-HRDA eligible €270 (both + €51.30 VAT)

Registration Form

You can register by sending the completed registration form above to [email protected] or via fax to 2227 4475. If you need help completing the form, please give us a call at 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 [email protected].

Instructor: Mr Frixos Zembylas

Frixos Zembylas is a certified public accountant and a registered auditor, member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).

An experienced professional in the subject; with a long term career in a Big 4 firm, over the years he has acquired different competencies which are used in his trainings.

Teaching as a part-time lecturer for the University of West London, and an external tutor with EY Academy of Business in Europe and Middle East.

During 11 years of professional experience in Finance he has offered services to private and public companies within the European Union and also to Ukraine, Russia, Serbia, Albania, Bulgaria in the areas of audit, tax structuring, banking and IT.

A founding partner of an Audit and Accounting firm based in Cyprus, having the role of the Managing Director.

He has teaching experience in the GCC region, through the business and professional training sessions organized by EY Academy of Business in the MENA region. The subjects mainly that he taught  in GCC countries are International Financial Reporting Standers, Finance for Non Finance Managers, Due Diligence, Strategy and Planning and specialized areas of Audit.