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COB, Product specific training and CPD – What is the impact of COVID-19?

In the FSCA’s latest communication guidelines were provided with regards to various regulatory requirements and deadlines. These include training and qualification requirements: Class of Business (COB) Training ● COB deadlines that were due for completion in 2020 will be extended to 15 December 2020. ● FSPs will have to extend the supervision period for such […]

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CPD – Online courses now key

The spread of the coronavirus led to the closure of schools and universities and the cancellation of face- to-face workshops and seminars. With only 72 days to go, now is the time to embrace online education, for the sake of your health, and others. The Moonstone Business School of Excellence (MBSE) has developed various accredited […]

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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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