COLLABORATION BETWEEN CISI AND CYPRUS SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (CYSEC) CELEBRATED BY BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION CYPRUS

The collaboration of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) with the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) is yet another example of how the UK and Cyprus continue to find ways to enhance their business links and share expertise for their benefit.

The British Acting High Commissioner Lynda Burns and officials from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Kevin Moore and Praneet Shivaprasad, from the CISI National Advisory Council Charles Charalambous and Petros Florides and the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM)  Marios Siathas.
The British Acting High Commissioner Lynda Burns and officials from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Kevin Moore and Praneet Shivaprasad, from the CISI National Advisory Council Charles Charalambous and Petros Florides and the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) Marios Siathas.

The Acting High Commissioner Lynda Burns hosted a cocktail reception to celebrate the collaboration of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) with the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) and to congratulate the high scorers of the Cyprus new CySEC regulatory certification examinations for 2014.

In her address she noted that Cyprus and the UK should continue to work together and capitalise on the business opportunities available in the financial services sector. “Both the UK and Cyprus have developed strong financial sectors and they benefit from their growth. The two countries share common practices and standards and have professionals who strive for high quality and integrity in the services they offer. The collaboration between CISI and CySec is a clear example of the continued effort to promote training and achieve high quality and standards of the services offered. The UK always supports such initiatives which enhance business growth and prosperity but also professional values and ethics”, she said.

The High Scorers of the Cyprus new CySEC Regulatory Certification Exams for 2014
The High Scorers of the Cyprus new CySEC Regulatory Certification Exams for 2014

In her speech the Chairwoman of the CySEC Demetra Kalogerou referred to the new innovative framework of certification and its multiple benefits. “CySec continuous to work towards higher business and professional standards within the financial services sector of Cyprus,” Kalogerou said.

On his part, the Global Business Development Director of CISI Kevin Moore explained the importance of the collaboration between the Institute and CySec as well as the CIIM which delivers the programme locally.  Moore explained in some detail the overall aims of CISI, the scope of activities and its aspiration for expanding its activities in Cyprus always in collaboration with the organisations such as CySEC.  Moore together with the President of the CISI National Advisory Council in Cyprus Charles Charalambous congratulated the high scorers.

Cyprus Government officials, members of the Financial Services and Business Sectors attended the event.