The EU Directive 2019/1937 has been transposed into the Cyprus Legislation in February 2020 with immediate effect. The aim of this seminar is to outline this new legislation and the challenges firms might face in its implementation.
The seminar will outline the basic concepts introduced and highlight the implications for public and private companies in promoting a whistleblowing structure as well as reporting lines.
The seminar applies to members of the Compliance, Risk and Internal Audit Units to both public and private companies as well members of the Board and Senior Manager of such companies.
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.