Regulated financial services business – how to improve corporate governance

Professional Development


This course examines governance processes, concepts and structures, specifically highlighting and improving awareness of areas that are frequently overlooked or misunderstood in particular with reference to JFSC requirements, using practical activities where possible.

Suitable For

Recently appointed directors, company secretaries, senior administrators, anyone dealing with a board of directors, other Individuals in the financial services sector who are interested in expanding their knowledge in this area.

2 CPD hours
2 hours

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Understand how governance applies to listed and unlisted companies
  • Be able to explain the factors involved in making a board of directors more effective
  • Realise the potential issues surrounding board committees and how to solve them
  • Understand the objectives of internal control and risk management, and how the JFSC requirements can successfully be met

Course Content

  • Governance: what is it?
  • The modified agency problem
  • Expectations of the Jersey Financial Services Commission
  • The effective board (+ committees)
  • Internal control and risk