To give an overview of the new prudential requirements governing Investment Firms as established by the IFD and IFR.
A new comprehensive regulatory regime has been adopted in April 2019 for investment firms, replacing the existing applicable information. The aim is to provide an outline of the new prudential framework starting with the new categorization of investment firm and the initial capital requirement and moving on to the capital adequacy computation.
The seminar is addressed to Risk and Compliance Officers, Internal and External Auditors as well as members of the Board of Investment Firms.
Olivia Parpa has studied Law at Bristol University and then trained to qualify as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA). She obtained her practical experience at Langley & Partners in London and then started off her career as a CFO in a private company. She currently the Managing Director of a large financial institution in Cyprus, having also performed the role of the Compliance Officer as of 2009. Her current duties include overseeing the Compliance and Risk function of the financial institution and the application of the money laundering and corporate governance regulations.
Olivia is a long-standing associate of Globaltraining, having delivered lectures for many professional structured courses and seminars. Seminar topics that she has delivered in the past include the role of the Compliance Unit, the Money Laundering Unit and the Risk Unit as well as the application of the Corporate Governance rules of the Cyprus Stock Exchange. ACA courses delivered by Olivia for Globaltraining include Business & Finance, Business Strategy, Law and Case Study. Since the MiFID application in Cyprus 2007, she has been the leading Globaltraining lecturer for the Cyprus Investment Firm Employees’ certification issued by CySEC.