1. Debt or equity offerings through public or private placement.
2. Mergers, acquisitions and financial restructuring
Certificate: BIBF Securities Market Regulation Certification Programme (Based on Series 79)
Duration: 5 Days (30 hours) - Sunday to Thursday from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Assessment: 3 Hour multiple choice based examination (on the following Saturday), consisting of 100 multiple choice questions
The course will be beneficial to all capital market participants engaged in advisory and investment banking activities including advice on raising capital/debt, syndications, structured financing, private placement, mergers and acquisitions, offering of securities, listing and all related capital market activities.
The exam focuses on four different areas:
• BIBF training & mentoring sessions
• Class lecture handouts
• Practice quizzes
• Exam fees
• Programme text book
The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) is a public corporate entity established by the Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law 2006. It was created on 6th September 2006. The CBB is responsible for maintaining monetary and financial stability in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is also the single integrated regulator of Bahrain›s financial industry.
The Investment Representative Programme (Based on Series 7) designation, certified and made mandatory by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and offered by BIBF, mirrors the FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Series 7 certification required by professionals trading investment products in the United States. The CBB requires that all professionals involved in the trading of investment products in Bahrain be certified as Investment Representatives.
Series 7 provides comprehensive treatment of a broad range of products including equity securities, corporate debt securities, government bonds, municipal bonds, options and mutual funds. The programme also provides a comprehensive treatment of investment banking, securities laws and regulations, trading procedures, margin and customer accounts with a specific emphasis on Bahrain and the structure of GCC markets.
Candidates seeking the designation of an Investment Representative must pass a two part examination to achieve the certification.
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