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CPD – Are you mapping your progress?

As you wrap up the year before the New Year rings in, it is a good time to check your CPD hour status as well. With less than 170 days remaining, how are your hours adding up? What will happen if you do not meet the CPD hour requirement by the end of the CPD cycle? […]

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Understanding the fundamentals of Business Assurance – Enrol and earn CPD hours

Every business consists of three parties: the business (management), the owner, and the employees. All the parties have their own risks and financial needs that must be covered by a business assurance product. The Moonstone Business School of Excellence has developed a CPD course about the fundamentals of business assurance. The aim of this course […]

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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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