This course provides a non-technical overview of Bitcoin and decentralized ledgers (blockchains) as currency and as payment systems. The course acts as a starting point for anyone who is new to Bitcoin and wants to learn the fundamentals of its operations, both as technology and as a payment system.
Blockchain technology is hailed by many as a ground-breaking innovation that will increase efficiencies in the global economy. However, one of the biggest hurdles facing Blockchain and digital currency right now is how it fits into the current regulatory system.
This course addresses the major legal implications surrounding the use of Digital Currencies in their various manifestations (asset, property, commodity, security, etc.) and interfaces with the conventional economy and legal structures.
This course will discuss the various factors which affect security risk in Bitcoin, the threat levels each may provide and mitigation strategies that are available. The course considers security threats from the point of view of Bitcoin miners, merchants, users and wallets.
This seminar addresses the Directive issued by ICPAC regarding the existing Anti Money Laundering Legislation and it is designed for professionals working in audit and accounting firms. It provides specific guidance on the contents of the Anti-Money Laundering Manual that each audit firm is required to maintain, in order to comply with the requirements
Objective: This seminar will set out the requirements of IAS1, IAS24, and IAS37 and enable you to Understand the standard in detail and its relevant practical implications Be updated on recent changes and developments and Apply the relevant requirements in practice.
This seminar addresses the reforms on the Law of foreclosures in Cyprus and it is designed for professionals working in the banking sector, in law and accounting firms as well as to insolvency practitioners and valuators.
This seminar serves as a refresher to providers of investment services of their obligations under the Cyprus law. It examines a wide variety of legislation with the aim of giving the attendees the whole picture regarding their legal obligations bringing together the relevant provisions from the Provision of Investment Services legislation, from the Money Laundering legislation and from the new Market Abuse legislation.
The seminar is an outline of the CIF’s responsibility to perform an internal capital adequacy assessment. It examines the process and methodology that will need to be used when performing this assessment, looks at how the responsibilities are divided between the different functions of the Investment Firm regarding the risk assessment and then sets out the contents of the report that must be produced so as to satisfy CySEC’s requirement.
This seminar addresses the new Directive of the Cyprus Central Bank for the granting of credit and review process. The new directive was introduced in September 2016 and it is designed for professionals working in the banking sector and also in law and accounting firms.