June 02, 2014

CIFA supports Conference in Promoting Cyprus as an attractive Funds Jurisdiction

The Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) in collaboration with the Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) is organising a one day conference for Promoting Cyprus as a Fund Jurisdiction.  

The aim of the conference is to cover the particularly interesting and promising field of Collective Investment Schemes (Mutual Funds) and to provide an opportunity for financial market participants, to be fully informed about the developments in this sector and its future prospects.

During the conference, the institutional context and relevant regulatory framework governing mutual funds will be presented, as well as issues of licensing and listing of funds on the Cyprus Stock Exchange.  In addition, several professionals from Cyprus and abroad will present trends in the sector, prospects for Cyprus, several models for the Fund sector to be developed in Cyprus, and at the same time the comparative advantages that Cyprus can offer according to their area of expertise.

The following subjects will be covered:

  • Mutual Funds as an asset management tool     
  • Alternative Investment Funds – an attractive structure
  • The Challenges and Pressures on Fund Support Going Forward  
  • The Listing of Collective Investment Schemes on the Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • Overview of the legal framework, authorization process and Fund Managers’ obligations
  • Raising money for funds
  • Marketing and promotion of funds
  • Trends in the fund sector

The conference will be an excellent opportunity for Fund Managers, Fiduciaries, Investment Fund professionals as well as and other professionals, to gather further experiences  and will also provide  to the participants, significant networking opportunities.

The cost per participant is €140. For more than two (3+) participants from the same company a 10% discount is available on the total cost; for more than four (5+) participants from the same company a 20% discount is available on the total cost.

Time: 8:30 – 15:00

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Download the registration form here.

Should you have any queries please contact CIIM at 22462246

The conference is supported by the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) - http://www.cifacyprus.org