Workshop – Legal Aspects of Tax Controversy

The half day course will cover the main practical and legal aspects of dealing with a tax assessment, including common pitfalls, insights on the audit process from a tax adviser’s perspective as well as key recommendations on how to prepare a robust appeal and conduct a successful hearing.

  • Date: 11 May 2023
  • Time: 08.30 – 12.00
  • Venue: Hennessy Park, Hotel
  • Participation Fee for MF Member – MUR 8,000 (MQA approved)

The training will be delivered by Ms. Johanne Hague, Barrister at Law at Prism Chambers.

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Shamima Mallam-Hassam elected Chairperson of Mauritius Finance

At the annual general meeting of Mauritius Finance, held on 21 March 2023, the members of the association elected a new board of directors and chose Shamima Mallam-Hassam as its president. She will be supported by Sangeetha Ramkelawon, who has been appointed vice president of the association.

Communique New Mauritius Finance Board

International Graduate Diploma in Financial Crime Compliance (IGDFCC)

The International Graduate Diploma in Financial Crime Compliance (IGDFCC) is a specialised programme designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of financial crime compliance. The programme is offered by the Financial Services Institute, which is an autonomous training institute operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Financial Services and Good Governance, in partnership with the Open University of Mauritius.


The IGDFCC programme covers a wide range of topics related to financial crime compliance, including money laundering, terrorist financing, corporate governance, risk assessment, and sanctions. The programme also covers the regulatory framework governing financial crime compliance, as well as best practices for managing risk and ensuring compliance.


The IGDFCC programme meets the requirements of the Competency Standards of the Financial Services Commission, Mauritius and has been therefore designed for professionals who are already working in the financial services industry, who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in financial crime compliance. It is also suitable for individuals who are looking to enter the field of financial crime compliance.


The program consists of ten modules, each of which focuses on a specific area of financial crime compliance. The modules are delivered online and and face to face. Overall, the IGDFCC program provides learners with a deep understanding of financial crime compliance and prepares them for careers in the rapidly growing Mauritius IFC.


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IFRS Workshop Series

Mauritius Finance is pleased to offer a series of 5 workshops on IFRS, relevant to all employees involved in the preparation of Financial Statements in accordance with internationally accepted accounting standards.

  • IFRS 13 & ISA 540R
  • IFRS 9- ECL
  • IFRS S1& S2
  • IFRS 17 – Insurance Contracts
  • Blockchain & Crypto

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