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Continuous Professional Development – Proper planning prevents last minute panic

The Fit and Proper Determination requires that certain individuals obtain a specified number of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours within a 12-month cycle between 1 June and 31 May. One of the most important aspects of CPD is planning. It’s about not waiting until the last minute before you start accumulating mandatory CPD hours. Did you know […]

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Continuous Professional Development – An ongoing obligation

The recently published FSCA guidance note makes it very clear that the days of “tick a box” compliance is over: It will be extremely difficult to comply with the general competence requirements without having proper policies, procedures, processes, systems and record keeping mechanisms in place. This is fundamental for continuous compliance with the competence requirements. […]

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CPD – Moonstone newsletters approved for CPD hours

The Fit and Proper Determination requires that certain individuals obtain a specified number of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) hours within an annual 12-month cycle between 1 June and 31 May of a specific year. The FSCA recently extended this year’s deadline to 31 July 2019. For those that are still looking for an hour or […]

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CPD – Make sure your activities are accredited

Last week the FSCA published FSCA Communication 2 of 2019 to provide further guidance to FSPs, key individuals and representatives regarding compliance with the continuous professional development requirements. The communication also included questions that have been received from the financial services industry, particularly in respect of CPD. In this article, we focus on the questions […]

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CPD – The rationale for the extension

The deadline for meeting the CPD requirement was extended from 31 May 2019 to 31 July 2019. Does this mean that the next CPD cycle will only commence on 1 August 2019? No, the CPD cycle was not extended. Persons have merely been given an additional two months to comply with the CPD cycle ending 31 May 2019. The exemption granted – ● […]

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CPD – two month exemption to comply

Last week the FSCA published the Exemption from Continuous Professional Development Requirements, 2019 – No 2 of 2019 on its website. The purpose of the Exemption is to allow financial services providers, key individuals and representatives who did not comply with the CPD requirement on the 31st of May, until 31July 2019 to comply with requirements set out in the Determination […]

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CPD 2018 cycle extended

The FSCA has published the following exemption on its website: The Exemption from Continuous Professional Development Requirements, 2019 – No 2 of 2019 The purpose of the Exemption is to allow financial services providers, key individuals and representatives until 31 July 2019 to comply with the Continuous Professional Development requirements set out in the Determination of Fit and Proper Requirements […]

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