A staple within the financial services sector, the 5th Malta Asset Management Forum, co-organised by GANADO Advocates, Deloitte and Alter Domus, took place on the 20th February at the Hilton Malta.

It is an event that gathers local asset management professionals and addresses current issues in the financial services sector. The event highlighted important issues such as Cyber Security, Valuations, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), the implementation of the FIAU new procedures and recent tax developments.

Mario Zerafa 2 MAMFMario Zerafa, Senior Associate within GANADO Advocates’ Investment Services and Funds Team gave a thorough explanation on the opportunities and restraints of FIAU’s new implementing procedures. He also moderated a panel discussion on raising standards in AML/ CFT compliance.

Mark Caruana Scicluna, an Associate within the same team, tackled the valuations of alternative investments by elaborating on best practices, expectations and industry insights during a separate panel discussion.

Nicholas Micallef MAMF

Nicholas Micallef, an Advocate within the Investment Services and Funds Team at GANADO Advocates, delved into the current regulatory developments impacting the asset management industry.