This course will provide an insight to the legal characteristics and main operating conditions for the Alternative Investment Funds in Cyprus. The aim being to give a holistic understanding to participants of the main legal elements, different legal forms and structures and main operating conditions for AIFs. In the latest sections of the seminar, a description will be given of the main roles and responsibilities under the AIF and AIFM Law.
After the completion of this seminar, participants will be able to grasp an understanding of the main legal characteristics and operating requirements of AIFs under the AIF Law, as well as the various roles and responsibilities such as the AIFM and the Depositary.
Part 1: An Overview of the Cyprus Fund Market
Part 2: Definition, Legal Form, Classification and Structure
Part 3: Main Operating Conditions of the AIF
Part 4: Roles and Responsibilities related to the Operation of AIFs
Who Should Attend
This course is applicable to all professionals employed in the Fund Sector or seeking to join the Fund Industry such as Fund Managers, Fund Administrators, Compliance Officers, Depositories, Risk Managers or third -party professionals such as Lawyers, Accountants and Fiduciary Service Providers, who wish to gain an insight into Cyprus Funds Law and the Cyprus Funds Industry.
Industry Expert | Athos Myrianthous
Mr. Athos Myrianthous is a Senior Compliance Professional with expertise in the Alternative Investment Funds Sector. He specialises in Compliance, Fund Set Up and Fund Administration. He holds an Honours degree in Law (LLB) from Queen Mary University London, a Masters Degree in International Commercial Law (LLM) from the University of Westminster and a Masters Degree in Finance (MSC .SH) from Cass Business School, City University. He is a member of the Cyprus Bar, the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) and a member of the AML Technical Committee of CIFA.
He is a holder of ‘CYSEC’s Advanced Certificate in Financial Services Legal Framework’ and of the ‘CYSEC AML Examination Certification’. Professionally, he held various positions in the Legal and Finance Sector and provided expert advice and technical assistance in Funds Law and Finance Law, both at a local and at an International level. He served as Head of Compliance in Fortified Capital Limited, an Alternative Fund Management Company (AIFM) regulated by CYSEC. Currently, he holds the position of Manager in BDO Fund Services, a Fund Administration Entity.
The programme is designed to deliver knowledge and enhance participants’ skills via short lectures and practical examples. Participants will also benefit from feedback and take away the knowledge gained to be transferred to their workplace.
Questions by participants will be answered throughout. Real time examples and document samples will also be provided, where available. Participants will be interactively involved through an exchange of views and personal professional experiences.
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.
€180.00The above fee is subject to 19% VAT
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Day 1: November 26, 2021 | 15:00-20:30
Start time: 15:00 EEST
End time: 20:30 EEST
Venue: Live Online
Coordinates: 5 | Duration: 5 hrs
Directions: Athos Myrianthous (view the trainer's bio below)