Matthew Bianchi, Matthew Brincat, Elaine Magri, Stephanie Cassar, Tanya Causon, Lara Pace
Published on May 26, 2015
Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate, Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation, Pensions Regulatory
Issue 38 of the Insurance and Private Pension Law Newsletter has just been published.
Stephanie J. Coppini
Published on May 2, 2015
Tags: 4AMLD, Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive
Financial Markets Regulation, Prevention of Money Laundering
This article was published in Id-Dritt, Vol. XXV.
Published on April 17, 2015
Tags: securitisation, Structured Finance
Structured Finance & Securitisation
The Malta chapter was published in Structured Finance & Securitisation 2015 which forms part of the Getting the Deal Through series.
André Zerafa, Mark Caruana Scicluna
Published on April 16, 2015
Tags: AIFM, AIFMD, External Valuer, Valuation
Investment Funds, Investment Services Regulation
The AIFMD has revamped the asset management industry in Europe and beyond. It is by far one of the most influential pieces of European legislation of the early 21st century.
Nicholas Curmi, Matthew Mizzi
Published on April 9, 2015
Tags: SCC Regulations, securitisation, Securitisation Cell Companies
Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation, Secured Financing, Structured Finance & Securitisation
The recently introduced Securitisation Cell Companies Regulations (SCC Regulations)1 provide the legal framework for the establishment of Maltese securitisation cell companies (SCCs), structures that can create segregated cells for all manner of securitisation transactions, including insurance-linked securitisation. This article analyses the salient features of the new SCC Regulations and its headline innovations.
Published on April 9, 2015
On the 18th January 2015, Malta ratified the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007
Published on March 12, 2015
Tags: AML-CFT, anti-money laundering, combating the funding of terrorism (CFT), PMLFT, Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism
Prevention of Money Laundering
By means of Legal Notice 464 of 2014, a further instalment of amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations, 2008 (S.L. 373.01) was made.
André Zerafa, Stephanie Farrugia
Published on February 24, 2015
Tags: Asset Managemnet, Financial Services
Over the past year a number of asset management firms and investment vehicles have been set up in Malta and the main areas of activity concerned the authorisation by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) of fund management companies and professional investor funds (PIFs).
Adrian M. Gabarretta
Published on February 23, 2015
Tags: Corporate Services
Corporate services are one of Malta's key offerings and it has continued to develop its presence in this field for well over two decades.