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Malta’s Banking Sector is Robust and Stable

GANADO Advocates - April 2, 2013 - Categories: Other News
Malta contributes actively to these institutions’ (ESRB and ESA's) oversight activities which have included the stress-testing of systemically important banks. Furthermore, the national financial regulatory and supervisory system is regularly subject to assessments by international organisations including the EU and the IMF.

MFSA issues consultation on proposed Rulebook for Malta Alternative Investment Funds

David Borg-Carbott - March 29, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
On 26th March, 2013, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued a consultation note regarding the proposed introduction of a rulebook (the Rulebook) applicable to Alternative Investment Funds (AIF). This is the MFSA’s fourth consultation regarding the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) (and barring one regarding the ESMA remuneration guidelines, potentially the last major one). The consultation period runs until 26th April, 2013.

Small states reject Cyprus comparisons

GANADO Advocates - March 28, 2013 - Categories: Other News
Financial Times makes reference to the comments by the Central Bank of Malta Governor in an article entitled Small states reject Cyprus comparisons.

MFSA issues consultation on proposed rulebook for de minimis AIFMs

David Borg-Carbott - March 22, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has today issued a consultation note regarding the proposed introduction of a rulebook (the Rulebook) applicable to de minimis Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM). This is the MFSA’s third consultation regarding the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The consultation period runs until 5th April, 2013.

General Elections Change Government But Not Key Economic Policies

GANADO Advocates - March 14, 2013 - Categories: Events
The results of the general elections held on 9th March, 2013 means that a new party is in government for the first time in 15 years. The new government has already signalled its commitment towards continuity and that it will sustain existing policies in the key economic and commercial sectors, including the financial, maritime and aviation service sectors, amongst others.