Continuous Professional Training Courses 2020


The Need
Articles 17(1) and 17(2)(a) of the “Directive regarding the certifications of persons and the certification registers” state that:

17(1) Registered persons shall be obliged to renew their registration in the certification register within two months from the end of each calendar.

17(2)(a) Registered persons in the certification register shall be deemed to have renewed their registration when they submit to the Commission a statement of continued professional training on topics that fall within the relevant legislative framework which applies to them and which relates directly to the duties which they will undertake as part of their certification, of a duration of ten (10) hours for persons registered in the public register for the basic examination, fifteen (15) hours for persons registered in the public register for the advanced examination and ten (10) hours for persons registered in the public register for AML compliance officers for each calendar year.

The purpose of the above provision is to ensure that, the registered persons in the certification register («certified persons») are informed of the legal framework, they are obliged to comply with, when they provide/carry out investment services/activities.

The Aim
To satisfy CySec’s provision, for Continuing Professional Training, enabling CIF’s employees to maintain their certification.

To expand the knowledge and competence of CIF’s and ASP’s employees.

To answer and solve questions participants might have in the taught syllabus. In this respect:


All instructors have several years of experience, working for different companies in different positions learned how to deal with day to day issues and are able to help you move from legislation to practice, answer questions that arise as part of everyday practice and advise you how to tackle issues as part of your daily practice.

Course Details

Continuing Professional Training (CPT) courses

Cost: Euro 120* + VAT per 5 CPDs per participant

*   For clients** of GP GLOBAL LTD: Euro 90 + VAT per 5 CPDs per participant

**    Clients to whom the following services are offered: Internal Audit, Compliance Outsourcing, Risk Management Outsourcing, Consulting  services on a retainer basis. 


Course 1 Details - This course will be presented in  E-course 
Title: Prevention and detection of Market Abuse - Compliance with article 16(2) of MAR

Dates: 17 November 2020
Time: 10:00 – 15:30
Duration: 5 teaching hours (5 CPDs)
Language: English
Venue: E-course


Course 2 Details - This course will be presented only in E-course 
Title: 
GDPR in practice

Dates: 18 November 2020
Time: 10:00 – 15:30
Duration: 5 teaching hours (5 CPDs)
Language: English
Venue: E-course


Course 3 Details - This course will be presented only in E-course
Title: 
Stages of Money Laundering

Analyze more than 200 Red Flags - Suspicious Activity Indicators related to ML

How Financial Institutions can identify, mitigate and manage money laundering risks by undertaking Source of Wealth (SoW) and Source of Funds (SoF) checks

Dates: 19 November 2020
Time: 10:00 – 15:30
Duration: 5 teaching hours (5 CPDs)
Language: English
Venue: E-course


Additional information

For additional information please contact us at:

Tel.: +357 25755911

Email: gpinfo@cytanet.com.cy





PRESENTERS
All instructors have several years of experience, working for different companies in different positions learned how to deal with day to day issues and are able to help you move from legislation to practice, answer questions that arise as part of everyday practice and advise you how to tackle issues as part of your daily practice.

George Papanicolaou

Experience

George Papanicolaou has more than 20-years experience in the Financial industry. He worked for several years in managerial positions as area Manager, Head of Brokerage, Compliance Officer, Anti Money Laundering Officer, General Manager and Executive Director in Cypriot Investment Firms as well as Managing Director of GP GLOBAL LTD offering consulting services and training courses to Investment Firms, focuses in Internal Audit, compliance & AML issues. He offered numerous courses/seminars both in Cyprus and abroad in Investment Firms Law as well as in Compliance & Anti Money Laundering. George Papanicolaou is also a Chairman of a Nomination Committee in a company listed in the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Education

George Papanicolaou holds a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin (USA), an MBA with specialization in Finance from Leicester University (UK) and a Postgraduate Certificate in the Mechanics of Risk Management from Middlesex University (UK). He also holds an ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association and the University of Manchester, as well as an Advance certificate from the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission for the provision of investment services/activities.

He is a Fellow of the International Compliance Association (FICA), Mentor of ICA new students, member of the Cyprus Institute of Internal Auditors and the first Network chair for Cyprus of the International Compliance association.

Andreas Nicolaides

Experience
Andreas Nicolaides has more than 7-years experience in the financial Industry. He is the Operations Manager of GP GLOBAL LTD offering consulting services and training courses to Investment Firms, Administrative Service Providers and Funds focuses in Internal Audit, compliance & AML issues. He is a member of the Internal Audit team of GP GLOBAL LTD and involved in numerous Internal Audits of Cyprus Investment Firms, Administrative Service Providers and Funds where he was engaged, among others, in the audit for compliance with the GDPR regulatory framework. He has completed a number of trainings on GDPR regulatory framework and assisted a number of Cyprus Investment Firms, Administrative Service Providers and Funds to comply with their GDPR legal obligations.


Education
Andreas Nicolaides holds a BA in Business Management from the Northumbria University (Newcastle - UK) as well as an Advance certificate from the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission for the provision of investment services/activities.

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