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Director Development, Finance, AML & Compliance, Corporate Governance, Investments & Funds, Trust

Director Knowledge Series 2022 – Regulatory and Corporate Governance Questions for Self-Assurance

Course details

CPD Points






Course Overview

This occasional series aims to assist those in senior and director level positions keep up-to date with relevant issues and topics pertinent to Guernsey directors in each one-hour session. This session will consider topics that should be considered by all directors of companies licensed under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 (the POI Law), to ensure their duties are met in the current regulatory environment.

Course Content

This session will consider what self-assurance questions should be asked by each director within the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Outsourcing
  • The Compliance Function
  • Compliance Monitoring Programme
  • Sanctions
  • The Business Risk Assessment
  • Cyber Security

Course Benefits

Delegates attending this course will benefit from this hour-long overview of questions they should be asking of themselves and their businesses to ensure their regulatory compliance. By familiarising themselves with the difficult regulatory questions and keeping their obligations under the POI Law fresh in their mind directors of regulated entities can ensure they stay compliant with the ever-changing regulatory landscape.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Mel Torode

    Mel Torode has over 20 years' experience in the fund administration industry in Guernsey specifically including private equity, property and mezzanine debt.

    Mel is an Independent Non-Executive Director with a portfolio of listed and private fund clients and is a director and founder of Advisory Services (Guernsey) Ltd, an independent company providing board & governance, compliance & risk services and training.
    During her career to date, Mel has worked at all levels of fund administration, from trainee to Managing Director, has founded, successfully grown and sold her own fund administration business, has worked in all sizes of company from 2 people to 100 people, has been part of owner-managed and large global operations and has established a varied portfolio of clients as a NED. Alongside administration, company secretarial and leadership positions, Mel has held roles as Compliance Officer and MLRO, as well as focusing consistently on corporate governance during her career.

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