Cyprus Investment Funds: Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) & Registered Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF)

The Cyprus Investment Funds: Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) & Registered Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF) is a self-study course that introduces the learner to the basic concept around Collective Investment Undertakings (CIU), the CySEC investment fund and fund management regulatory framework, providing an in-depth overview of the characteristics and requirements for AIF, AIFLNP and RAIF, also outlining their difference to UCITS.
This self-study CPD course includes:
  • Online recordings
  • Self-study material
  • Test questions
  • Certification of 5 hours of CPD
Instructor

Nikolas Xenofontos

Managing Director, SALVUS Funds
Format

Self-study

Certification

5 hours of CPD

Price

120€

Price includes VAT

course contents

your instructor

Nikolas Xenofontos

Managing Director at SALVUS Funds

Nikolas is a leading expert on investment firms, investment funds, Payment and Electronic Money Institutions (EMI), and Crypto-Asset Service Providers (CASP). Passionate about processes optimization and regulatory compliance aligned to business goals, Nikolas has been a partner at SALVUS Funds since 2018.

  • Member of the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Member of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) and the Association’s FinTech Committee
  • Certified Person in the Public Register of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC)

What is the Cyprus Investment Funds: Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) & Registered Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF) course and why self-study?

The Cyprus Investment Funds: Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) & Registered Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF) is a self-study course that:

  • introduces the learner to the basic concept around collective investments and Collective Investment Undertakings (CIU),
  • the CySEC investment fund and fund management regulatory framework, listing the respective directives and laws, previous and current,
  • providing an in-depth overview of the characteristics and requirements for AIF, AIFLNP and RAIF, such as legal forms, internal or external management, number and type of investors, also outlining their difference to Undertakings in Collective Investment of Transferable Securities (UCITS).



This self-study CPD course includes online recordings, s
elf-study material, test questions and certification of 5 hours of CPD. It is divided into four sequential sections, where each sections prepares the learner for the next:

  1. The Collective Investment Undertaking (CIU) concept
  2. The Regulatory Framework in Cyprus, under CySEC
  3. The AIF, AIFLNP and RAIF characteristics and requirements
  4. An investment fund ecosystem

Self-studying for the Cyprus Investment Funds: Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) & Registered Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF) is geared for professionals who wish to study at their own time and pace, and aim to establish a solid understanding on the concept of Collective Investment Undertakings (CIU), Alternative Investment Funds (AIF), AIF with Limited Number of People (AIFLNP) & Registered AIF (RAIF) under CySEC in addition to acquire knowledge of the characteristics and requirements for AIF, AIFLNP and RAIF, and their difference with Undertakings of Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS). It is particularly suited for people with no or limited experience in investment funds and are employed within:


  • Cyprus Investment Firms (CIF)

  • Alternative Investment Funds (AIF)
  • Alternative Investment Funds Managers (AIFM)

  • Fund Administrators
  • Crypto-Asset Services Providers (CASP)
  • Law firms
  • Audit firms


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