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With a proven track record, the highly successful EIMF CySEC examination preparation course offers an in-depth coverage of all the required material, preparing participants for the Advanced Level Examination, based on the most recent and updated syllabus.
The examinations require very good knowledge of the Cyprus and European legal framework on the capital markets, and concerns persons who wish to be certified for the provision of Investment Services.
Persons who pass the Advanced Exam can hold positions in all investment services functions in CIFs, while persons who pass the Basic Exam can provide or perform the investment services of reception and transmission of orders and execution of orders within a Cypriot Investment Firm. Moreover, the advanced or basic exam allows people who work in a UCITS Management Company or a VCIC that manages UCITS to provide the service of marketing the units.
Why Professionals Choose the EIMF CySEC Preparation Course
In addition to the most updated and concise material, those attending the EIMF CySEC preparation courses will greatly benefit from:
Target Audience of the EIMF CySEC Examination Preparation Course
Preparation Material (based on the new syllabus)
All participants will receive the EIMF preparation booklets that include the presentation notes, glossary of all major terms and revision questions with answers and references. In addition, participants will receive access to 7 sets of online mock exams (Advance).
Course Content and Examinations
The assessment structure of the Advanced Qualification is a 90-minute examination consisting of 70 multiple choice questions and covers the following elements:
Chapter 1: Investment Services Law 2017: Scope/Powers/Offences
Chapter 2: Cypriot Investment Firms (CIFs)
Chapter 3: Cypriot Investment Firms (CIFs) and Banks
Chapter 4: Open-Ended Undertakings for Collective Investment (UCI) Laws (2012–2019)
Chapter 5: Alternative Investments
Chapter 6: The Business of Credit Institutions Laws of 1997–2016
Chapter 7: The Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Laws
Chapter 8: Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR)
Chapter 9: Capital Adequacy Requirements
Chapter 10: European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Chapter 11: Recovery and Resolution Laws
Chapter 12: Prospectus Law
Chapter 13: Transparency Laws
Chapter 14: Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation Regulation (2016)
Industry Expert | Panayiotis Antoniou
Panayiotis is a professional with 18 years-experience in the Banking and Insurance Sectors. He is currently the CEO of a Risk Management Services Company of a large Advisory Group which specialises in advising matters regarding Risk and Compliance. Panayiotis is a holder of CySEC’s AML and Advanced Certificates, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a Chartered FCSI at the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI), a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), a member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is also a HRDA accredited trainer. Moreover, he is awarded with the ISO31000 Lead Risk Manager certification, which is the standard for best practices for managing risks in a structured risk framework. He is also an accredited trainer by PECB body awarding ISO certificates. Panayiotis holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from State University of New York, USA, a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Virginia Tech, USA as a Fulbright Scholar, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and a Master’s in Public Sector Management (MPSM).
Registration Procedure for Examinations
In order to register for the CySEC examinations, prospective candidates are required to book their exam date through the CySEC website.
In order to take the examinations, interested individuals are required to pay the CySEC examination fees currently, €200 to take the Basic Examination or €300 to take the Advanced Examination.
Upon completion of the examination, candidates will be notified immediately whether they have passed, and the detailed results of the examination will be sent by email at a later stage.
Read all relevant examination registration information here
Following the examination, successful candidates need to complete the CySEC Registration Form and send it to [email protected] in order to become registered in the CySEC Public Registry of Certified Persons. Registration is valid for one year.
This programme may be approved for up to 32 CPD units in Financial Regulation. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.
A Self-Study Preference (Advance, Basic)
For those who are unable to attend a course and prefer to self-study, the EIMF offers the opportunity to purchase seven (7) sets of online mock exams that provide a total of 490 practice questions for the Advanced exam, and three (3) sets of online mock exams, that provide a total of 150 questions for the Basic exam.
€451.00 – €995.00The above fee is subject to 19% VAT
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Day 1: July 11, 2022 | 17:00-20:15 (Basic & Advanced)
Day 2: July 13, 2022 | 15:00-18:15 (Basic & Advanced)
Day 3: July 15, 2022 | 15:00-18:15 (Basic & Advanced)
Day 4: July 16, 2022 | 09:00-17:15 (Basic & Advanced)
Day 5: July 18, 2022 | 17:30-20:45 (Advanced Only)
Day 6: July 20, 2022 | 15:00-18:15 (Basic & Advanced)
Day 7: July 22, 2022 | 15:00-18:15 (Basic & Advanced)
Day 8: July 23, 2022 | 09:00-17:15 (Basic & Advanced)
Start time: 09:00 EEST
End time: 20:45 EEST
Venue: Live Online
Coordinates: 32 | Duration: 32 hrs
Directions: <a href="https://eimf.eu/event-organizer/panayiotis-antoniou/">Panayiotis Antoniou (view the trainer's bio here)</a>
Email: [email protected]