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MFSA consults on new depositary-lite regime

David Borg-Carbott - September 29, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
On 18 September, 2013 the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued a consultation note regarding the introduction of a limited depositary licence or the so called “depositary-lite” regime (see box below) contemplated by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Malta publishes final AIFMD implementing measures: Malta is open for AIFMD business

David Borg-Carbott - June 25, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
On 25 June, 2013 the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued the final implementing measures for Malta's transposition of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (2011/61/EU) (AIFMD). Today's publication of the final implementing measures means that not only is Malta one of the first jurisdictions to publish its final set of AIFMD implementing measures but also that applications from start-up alternative investment fund managers are now being accepted.

MFSA consults on amendments to PIF Rulebook

David Borg-Carbott - May 28, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
On 24 May, 2013 the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued a consultation note regarding proposed amendments to the Professional Investor Fund Rules (the PIF Rulebook). The consultation period runs until 6 June, 2013. Malta's professional investor fund regime will continue post-AIFMD for de minimis AIFMs or self-managed AIFs and Non-EU AIFMs.
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