News

The Maltese Retirement Pensions Market

GANADO Advocates - October 24, 2014 - Categories: Events
A course is being organised by the Institute for legal Studies (ILS) and Castille Resources (Castille) on the Maltese Retirement Pensions Market.

Deadline fast approaching

GANADO Advocates - October 24, 2014 - Categories: Other News
The 31st October 2014 is the deadline for notifications to the MFSA in relation to the following:

Solvency II Watch: EC publishes Delegated Regulation

GANADO Advocates - October 16, 2014 - Categories: Other News
The European Commission ('EC') has published a Delegated Regulation (including 26 Annexes), also referred to as the Implementing Measures, for the Solvency II Directive, as amended, on 10 October 2014.

MFSA issues a Circular on Group Supervision under Solvency II

GANADO Advocates - 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.

MFSA identifies common issues on EMIR compliance

GANADO Advocates - October 9, 2014 - Categories: Other News
In a letter issued to all licence holders, legal advisors, auditors and derivative counterparties, the MFSA has published a list of common issues identified in most of the EMIR on-site inspections being performed by the MFSA.

EIOPA publishes a Consultation Paper on conflicts of interest in direct and intermediated sales of insurance-based investment products

GANADO Advocates - October 3, 2014 - Categories: Other News
On 1 October 2014, EIOPA published a Consultation Paper following a request from the European Commission for technical advice concerning organisational requirements obliging insurance intermediaries and insurance undertakings to take appropriate measures to address conflicts of interest arising in the distribution of insurance based investment products.