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Global funds industry in Cyprus for prestigious summits

Delegates from the global funds industry started arriving in Cyprus over the weekend ahead of the two major international funds summits taking place this week in Limassol, as they attended a cocktail reception at the Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa.

The 9th International Funds Summit & EXPO and the 36th International Investment Funds Association (IIFA) Annual Conference 23-25 October) are being held by the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) and the International Investment Funds Association respectively.

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9th International Funds Summit & Expo

The 9th International Funds Summit & Expo will welcome leading fund managers and fund administration specialists from across the world to discuss the evolving regulatory and increasingly competitive landscape in the global asset management sector.

Taking place on 23-24 October at the Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, in Limassol, the summit has a packed agenda, with key topics including an overview of investment vehicles and asset classes, asset management and financial stability, as well as cross-border distribution.

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There will also be an extensive discussion around sustainable investing, which is key when it comes to investing nowadays, as well as FintTech and RegTech in the investment funds industry. The latter will also be discussed in depth, with a special emphasis on managing funds in the AI era and the use of technology to optimise investments.

More than 30 speakers from the international funds industry will be addressing the 9th International Funds Summit & Expo, in the presence of over 500 participants.

36th International Investment Funds Association Annual Conference

The 36th IIFA Annual Conference will be taking in place in Cyprus for the first time, also at the Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa in Limassol, on 23-24 October.

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The conference, which is attended annually by representatives from the largest investment fund associations and managers worldwide, is considered one of the leading international forums of the sector.

Proceedings to organise the conference, which is open to IIFA members only, have been underway for months, with interest particularly strong, both in terms of participants and speakers and dignitaries.

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We are delighted to host the 36th International Investment Funds Association (IIFA) Conference in Cyprus,” said CIFA President Andreas J. Yiasemides. “IIFA’s annual gathering is considered a flagship event for the investment management industry. We are proud that an organisation such as IIFA has entrusted us with the organisation of such a prestigious event.”

Recognising the importance of the role of investment funds and of their responsibilities to investors, the mission of The International Investment Funds Association is to promote the protection of investment fund investors, to facilitate the growth of the investment funds industry internationally, to act as a medium for the advancement of understanding of the investment fund business around the world, and to encourage adherence to high ethical standards by all participants in the industry.

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