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Finance, Investments & Funds

Fund Administration - Refresher for the Advanced

Course details

Start Date

15 October 2024

CPD Points





Full day (09:00-17:00)


GTA University Centre

Course Overview

The course is aimed at those who have worked in the fund administration sector for 5 years and will provide an opportunity to enhance knowledge and understanding of the practical elements of fund administration across listed, unlisted, open and closed ended structures.

Course Content

  • Legal structures: Limited Company, PCC, ICC, LP/GP, LLP, Master Feeder
  • Open vs closed ended
  • Listed Funds overview
  • Asset and investor suitability
  • Regulations in Guernsey - POI/Auth/Reg
  • Guernsey Corporate Governance
  • Breaches and errors – NAVs, filings, announcements
  • Hot topics

Course Benefits

By attending this course, you will consolidate and enhance your knowledge across regulatory, governance and operational aspects of fund administration. You’ll learn of current issues and topics that clients and NEDs are talking about and you’ll improve your confidence when engaging with clients and NEDs. This is an interactive course with plenty of opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with fellow participants.


Basic knowledge of fund administration with 5 years experience.

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

  • Fraser Hiddelston

    Fraser Hiddelston qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland in 1994 then relocated to Guernsey in 1995 to work for PKF (now BDO) specialising in the audit of financial services clients. He left in 2005 and worked as an Assistant Director at Aon Captive Insurance Services for 3 years before joining Northern Trust as a Senior Relationship Manager developing the strategic relationship for a wide variety of clients with open-ended and closed-ended funds in the traditional, alternative asset and property fund sectors.

    Fraser was Executive Director and Head of Governance Services at Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Guernsey) Limited until 31 March 2023. Leading the Governance Services division at Northern Trust which comprised the Board Servicing, Corporate Secretarial & Listings, Commercial Client Compliance and Investor Due Diligence teams and also acted as a director on a number of Northern Trust client fund Boards.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.