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Maxima learning packages - asset management, funds

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT)

Customer Due Diligence (CDD)

Compliance Obligations and Penalties (COP)

Asset servicing, corporate events impacting shareholder returns
2. Absolute return still role in portfolios despite benchmark issues
3. Wealth asset management registered financial adviser standards
4. Business Performance: branding, vision, meeting strategy, clients, selling
5. Corporate governance :getting it right in the board room
6. Currency management: forex asset class in own right contributing returns
7. Low cost hedging using derivatives to better manage asset exposures
8. Diversified growth or multi-strategy funds how they add value
9. Environmental, social, governance: its all about the "E" and the "S"
10. Exchange traded products $5trn market focus on tracking, spread plus
11. Foreign exchange one build a solid foundation for best client outcomes
12.Fund Management a severely disrupted industry know your client risks

13. Global investor services (inc custody) the essential plumbing know it well
14. Hedge fund strategies adding value when used by the well trained
15 Sustainable income in a continuing low interest rate environment
16. Operational risk for all financial institutions latest applications
17. Performance measurement:know the sources of out-performance
18. Securities lending reducing fund's expense ratio
19. Check your manager is acheiving best price and optimum execution
20. How accurate is your fund's unit pricing: does fund apply best practice?
21. Drafting your charity's investment policy and asking the right questions
22. Non-investment Madoff, Ross, where are the clients' assets risk

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Learning packages

MAXIMA provides:

  • regulation and compliance personnel development

  • incisive financial markets and services development systems

  • all courses offer Code compliant structured CPD hours

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) range is extensive, being continually reviewed and updated designed to help in the following ways:

  • help on-boarding and on-going AMLCFT client due diligence

  • help asset and wealth management improve procedures and processes

  • help financial service firms improve their client experience

  • challenge status quo asking "is it still fit for purpose?"

- Download March 2019 CPD catalogue

The online platform is divided into four groups:

GROUP ONE: All businesses and people impacted by Know Your Client (Anti-Money Laundering) compliance rules:

  1. Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance suite for New Zealand (2018/9) includes sub-modules of AMLCFT, CDD and COP 

  2. Customer Due Diligence (CDD)

  3. Compliance Obligations and Penalties (COP)

  4. Specialist sector AML CDD for Accountants 

 


GROUP TWO: For businesses and stakeholders committed to delivering outstanding asset performance and client experiences 

13. Global investor services (inc custody) the essential plumbing know it well
14. Structuring hedge funds,master trust, hurdle/high water fees, risk plus
15 Sustainable income in a continuing low interest rate environment
16. Operational risk for all financial institutions latest applications
17. Performance measurement:equity (easy) and bond (complex) attribution
18. Securities lending for buy/hold positions reducing MER/TER
19. Optimise trading and execution, spreads, OTC, shortfall, TCA plus
20. Critical unit pricing accuracy: how often is it recalibrated?
21. Charity's investment policy in dynamic and volatile markets
22. Non-investment risk safety of assets, custody/cash reconciliations plus

1. Asset servicing, corporate events impacting shareholder returns
2. Absolute return alpha directional and long short strategies back in fashion
3. Delivering highest possible wealth management standards; Code/CFA/2019
4. Business performance: branding, culture, innovation, optimisation, sales
5. Corporate governance :get it right in board room and throughout enterprise
6. Foreign exchange 101 participants, macro drivers traded instruments
7. Foreign exchange 201 currency overlays, HFT, market behaviour
8. Diversified growth and multi-strategy funds do they add value or just cost?
9. ESG social responsiblities, good governance positive environmental impact
10. ETF $5trn market, pricing, risk, tracking error, optimising replication
11. Derivatives for hedging strategic plays cheaper than cash market
12.Fund management working with FinTechs managing client expectation


GROUP THREE: Investment entry courses for retail, KiwiSaver, and those who just want "to know more" investors

  1. Investment 101 CPD ideal for all interested investors, the experienced wanting a refresher, KiwiSavers, superannuitants ; agnostic non-brand biased

  2. Investment 201 CPD manage your own portfolio, use a FinTech e-platform for fund selection awareness on fees, styles, market practice plus

  3. Investment 301 CPD understand key company balance sheet ratios, relative valuation, activist investment, proxy voting plus


GROUP FOUR (specialist): Bank and non-bank commercial lending and consumer finance

  1. Commercial Lending for banks, non-banks, finance houses etc. Eleven module comprehensive course essential for people making lending decisions and supporting such actions (available Q2 2019) 

  2. Responsible Lending: This compliance CPD takes MBIE/Commerce Commission’s twelve principles and transforms it in user friendly application, assessment and system ready.  


SUBSCRIBER PACKAGES (all prices ex GST at 15%): super attractive cost effective packages