- January 9, 2018 - Categories: Firm News
Following two phases of consultation back in 2015 and 2016 on the Conduct of Business Rulebook (the “Rulebook”), the MFSA
- October 24, 2017 - Categories: Practice News
The MFSA has yesterday launched a consultation process in relation to investments in virtual currencies, aimed at ensuring investor protection
- April 4, 2016 - Categories: Practice News
On the 11th February 2016, the Malta Financial Services Authority (the “MFSA”) announced the launch of a new framework to
- March 10, 2015 - Categories: Firm News, Other News
On the 12th December 2014, the MFSA issued a consultation document [Ref.: 10/2014], putting forward a proposal for the introduction of regulations specifically aimed at regulating trustees of trusts for persons at least one of which is a person with a disability.
- January 9, 2015 - Categories: Other News
On the 7th January 2015, the Malta Financial Services Authority issued the new Regulations and Pension Rules under the Retirement
- October 16, 2014 - Categories: Other News
On the 13th October 2014, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued a circular regarding re/insurance undertakings in a group. Undertakings are to inform the MFSA whether they fall within the scope of group supervision under Solvency II by the 14th November 2014.
- December 23, 2013 - Categories: Other News
Since its inception, the MFSA has sought to generate predictability and stability in relation to the regulatory fees charged to licence holders. In proposing the new fees for insurers, reinsurers, insurance intermediaries and retirement funds, the MFSA has acknowledged that operational supervisory costs have increased as a result of tighter EU requirements.
- November 26, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
Malta was named as the most favoured domicile for hedge funds in the recent Hedge Funds Review’s Service Provider Rankings released earlier this month.
- November 18, 2013 - Categories: Other News
The Malta Financial Services Authority has amended Insurance Rule 1 of 2007 (Own Funds of Companies Carrying on Business Insurance) by inserting a new article concerning capital contributions.
- 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.