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Successful market abuse compliance Seminar in Stockholm / Martin

04/04/2008. Tags: , , , | This post has no Comments

Grand Hotel StockholmWe’d like to thank all the participants and speakers for their contribution to an excellent compliance seminar held at Grand Hotel in Stockholm on 3rd of April 2008.

Compliance seminar where speakers from Finansinspektionen, Mannheimer Swartling and CSA Partners covered regulatory requirements, risks and practical challenges faced by the issuer-community under the Market Abuse rules, was attended by over 50 compliance practitioners, senior representatives and other experts from companies listed in Sweden.

Thorough overview regarding issuers’ obligations as well as practical interpretations given by Finansinspektionen was considered highly valuable in view of practical need to have more legal certainty when dealing with applicable rules.

Insight into key legal issues provided by speakers from Mannheimer Swartling was considered highly practical as well as observations and recommendations on the compliance and risk management shared by CSA Partners.

Discussions and questions witnessed the relevance of topics and pointed out number of areas, where further elaboration of best practice and expectations from the part of Finansinspektionen would be highly appreciated in the future.

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Few last seats to Stockholm market abuse compliance seminar / Martin

27/03/2008. Tags: , , , , | This post has no Comments

We started registrations last week for our high-profile compliance seminar in Stockholm on 3rd of April 2008.

The speakers include Swedish Finansinspektionen and leading law firm Mannheimer Swartling. We are sure the program and speeches will be interesting to all Swedish listed companies to plan their compliance activities for current and next years. The seminar is free of charge to listed companies.

There are only 5 last seats available so please look at the program and make your registration today! I hope to see you next Thursday at our morning seminar.

Update (20:30 PM): Thank you all for the registration. All seats for the seminar are booked for now! We will try to arrange additional seats, but we can not guarantee any more seats.

Stockholm Compliance Seminar Registration Started / Mait

17/03/2008. Tags: , , , | This post has no Comments

As we wrote last week, we have published the detailed information regarding the compliance seminar on 3rd of April in Stockholm, Grand Hotel. The seminar is about the “Compliance Challenges for Listed Companies under the Market Abuse rules – How to Manage Risks and Prevent Insider Trading?“.

There will be high-profile speakers from Swedish Finansinspektionen, Mira Naumanen, Head of Market Surveillance Unit and Kristoffer Rosell, Legal Counsellor, Insider Registry who will give an overview of issuers obligations (timely disclosure, control of inside information, insider lists, transaction reporting), possible sanctions and FI surveillance plan for 2008. We think the update will be especially interesting for company legal counsels and persons responsible for maintaining insider lists.

Others speakers include well-known lawyer Eva Hägg from law firm Mannheimer Swartling and market abuse regulatory expert Mr. Ahto Kink from CSA Partners.

Please look at the detailed agenda and register yourself to the valuable seminar, free of charge for the listed companies. The seminar will be held in Swedish and English language, followed by a workshop where INSIDeR special purpose compliance software will be demonstrated.

Market Abuse Compliance seminar on 3rd of April in Stockholm / Martin

06/03/2008. | This post has no Comments

CSA Partners is gladly announcing a market abuse compliance seminar on Thursday, 3rd of April 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Market Abuse legislation (directives, domestic regulation and Level 3 guidelines) represents an important achievement in harmonization of EU securities markets. However, reality check reflects that there are in fact number of practical challenges, uncertainties and risk management issues on which listed companies need further guidance and support. This event aims to remind and update you in key-issues, which are of practical relevance to listed companies in this important compliance area.  

Attendance at this event will be invaluable for both the compliance departments, in-house legal teams and IR officers of listed companies, as it will bring them up to date with the latest developments and best practices in this important regulatory area. We also welcome lawyers, financial advisers  and journalists.

Please book the morning of 3rd April in your calendar. We will announce the detailed program and speakers next week.  See you in Stockholm!

Morning seminar about Market Abuse Regime in Helsinki / Martin

18/10/2007. Tags: , , | This post has no Comments

Future121, Finnish reseller of CSA Partners’ compliance products, will organize a second morning seminar about practical solutions to comply with Market Abuse Regime targeted to the compliance personnel of Finnish listed companies.The seminar will be held on 30th of October at Spektri Business Park. For Seminar agenda and registration, please look at the seminar website.

Future121 celebrated its 10th Anniversary / Martin

12/09/2007. | This post has no Comments

Future121, a Finnish sales partner of CSA Partners, celebrated it’s 10th Anniversary with a high-profile compliance seminar on 12th of September 2007.Speakers and their presentation topics:

  • Flexible E-commerce
    Ian Heggs, Regional Manager – Northern EMEA, Broadvision
  • Business Integration and future trends
    Jan Hygstedt, Country Manager – Nordic Region, TIBCO
  • IT Benchmarking
    Ole Damsgaard, CEO, IT-Optima A/S
  • Helping your competitors – The way to your own success
    Peter Wiklöf, Managing Director, Crosskey
  • Issues of Compliance and Risk Management
    Ahto Kink, Senior Legal Counsel, CSA Partners
  • The Business Benefit of a Governance, Risk and Compliance
    Luc Brandts, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of BWise

The participants were from current and future customer companies of Future121, including many compliance, financial, legal and IT area specialists.

We wish all the best to Future121 for upcoming successful business years!

Market Abuse Regime seminar in Helsinki / Martin

20/06/2007. Tags: , , , | This post has no Comments

CSA Partners together with our Finnish partner Future121 Oy organized a practical morning seminar about Market Abuse Regime in Helsinki.The Market Abuse legislation (directives, regulation and Level 3 guidelines) represents an important achievement in harmonization of EU securities markets. However, reality check reflects that there are in fact number of practical challenges, uncertainties and risk management issues on which listed companies need further guidance and support.

This seminar gave an update about market abuse key challenges and regulatory updates which are important to all European listed companies. INSIDeR, a special-purpose compliance software designed to help issuers in meeting compliance challenges under the Market Abuse Regime, was introduced.

Target groups:

  • Compliance officers, in-house legal counsels and other professionals involved in compliance management interested in bringing themselves up to speed on developments in this important compliance area.
  • Lawyers, Auditors and Financial Advisers are also welcome to learn about the Market Abuse Directive requirements and being able to advise your clients in this challenging area.

Seminar presentations are available at Future121 website.

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