Course on Collective Investment Schemes


CSB Advocates and CSB Group – leaders in legal, business and corporate services have joined forces with financial services education expert ifs Malta, to offer this practical training course on Collective Investment Schemes (CIS). This programme provides an understanding of the fundamental concepts relating to CIS focusing mostly on the Maltese legal framework which is the foundation for the various types of CIS licenses. The course also covers the most recent legal and regulatory developments in the area.

Completing the course in collective investment schemes

By completing the training course, delegates will:

  • Gain a firm and comprehensive understanding of CIS as defined under Maltese Law and the vehicles that may be used for the licensing of a CIS
  • Be able to identify what are the roles, responsibilities and duties of officers and service providers that are appointed to a CIS
  • Be able to distinguish between the different types of CIS licences available under Maltese Law

This programme is suitable for professionals such as financial services officers, bankers, lawyers and corporate services officers, who require practical knowledge on the CIS market and/or who would like to be updated on the most recent legal developments in Malta on this matter.

The training programme will be delivered by Dr. Kurt Hyzler who has joined CSB Advocates in 2012. With over 6 years of experience in the industry he is particularly active in the Group’s financial services practice. Throughout his career he has worked on licensing and on-going servicing of various types of CIS including UCITSHedge Funds and investment service providers. Apart from financial services, he has also been involved in corporate law matters, privatisations and banking.

The course will take place at the ifs Malta, Pieta’, on the 22nd, 24th, 29th September & 1st October 2015 between 17:00 and 19:30.

This course programme has been accredited with 9 hours of structured CPE qualifying for the attainment of Professional Development Competencies in terms of the MIA CPE Regulations.