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Grab the latest information relating to our training programmes and the finance sector right here!The Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS) has expressed shock and sadness at the sudden passing of chairman, Dr Rickert Allen on Saturday, April 11.Local and International Experts present on topics pertinent to the theme: Compliance - Navigating the Digital Landscape at the upcoming JIFS JBA Anti-money Laundering Conference and Post-Conference Workshop being held October 8th - 10th at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.2019 JIFS JBA Anti-Fraud Seminar held to bring expert ideas and opinions on topical issues being faced by the financial services industry.Technology in BankingBangor University offers 20% discount to participants ofthe7th Annual AML/CFT conferenceEffective October 13, 2018, Visa introduces new contactless issuance and acceptance requirements for the Latine-American and Caribbean Region. Ms. Maribel Corrales, Senior Risk Manager, Risk Services for the Latin America and the Caribean for VISA advised of the new development at the 2018 Anti-Fraud Seminar: Fighting Fraud - Protecting the Economy, held at Terra Nova Hotel on July 24, 2018. Contactless payments will offer several benefits to both cardholders and merchants such as provide faster transactions at the point of sale, which could increase sales, as well as lower operating costs because of reduced cash handling.Past Students of JIFS Certified Financial Planner Programme now able to practice as licensed Financial Planners under the FSC Securities Regulation.Keep up-to-date with our 2018 ScheduleThis is to advise that our offices will be closed during the period December 25th 2017 to January 1st, 2018. We will reopen on January 2nd, 2018.JIFS is delighted to announce the award of a 50% Chartered Banker MBA Full Programme Scholarship to Christina Grant of CIBCFirstCaribbean International Bank as it seeks to ensure that employees of the financial services sector are globally prepared. JIFS is proud to be able to facilitate such an award within the banking and financial services sector in Jamaica which recognises the years of collaboration with international Partner Bangor University Business School, who provides this highly innovative Banking and Finance MBA.Senator the Honourable Arnold J. Nicholson QC, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade - AddressJBA and JIFS Set to Host 4THAnnual Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing Of Terrorism ConferenceThe Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS), as a part of its new mandate, conducted its second Compensation and Employee Benefits and Directors’ Fee surveys for 2018. These surveys are now available for purchase at a cost of $70,000+ GCT. for further info please contact us.

Visa Business News - Contactless Requirements for LAC Region effective October 13, 2018

Effective October 13, 2018, Visa introduces new contactless issuance and acceptance requirements for the Latine-American and Caribbean Region. Ms. Maribel Corrales, Senior Risk Manager, Risk Services for the Latin America and the Caribean for VISA advised of the new development at the 2018 Anti-Fraud Seminar: Fighting Fraud - Protecting the Economy, held at Terra Nova Hotel on July 24, 2018. Contactless payments will offer several benefits to both cardholders and merchants such as provide faster transactions at the point of sale, which could increase sales, as well as lower operating costs because of reduced cash handling.

50% Scholarship Awardee - Christina Grant

JIFS is delighted to announce the award of a 50% Chartered Banker MBA Full Programme Scholarship to Christina Grant of CIBCFirstCaribbean International Bank as it seeks to ensure that employees of the financial services sector are globally prepared. JIFS is proud to be able to facilitate such an award within the banking and financial services sector in Jamaica which recognises the years of collaboration with international Partner Bangor University Business School, who provides this highly innovative Banking and Finance MBA.

2018 Compensation and Benefits Survey

The Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS), as a part of its new mandate, conducted its second Compensation and Employee Benefits and Directors’ Fee surveys for 2018. These surveys are now available for purchase at a cost of $70,000+ GCT. for further info please contact us.
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