News & Events

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.

IMD II: Mixed Outcome of European Parliament Plenary Vote

GANADO Advocates - March 7, 2014 - Categories: Other News
On 26 February 2014, the European Parliament (EP) adopted in plenary the proposed text of the recast Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD II). The new Directive is set to introduce some significant developments to the rules governing the selling of insurance products across the EU.

GANADO Advocates at IRLS 2014

GANADO Advocates - March 3, 2014 - Categories: Practice News
GANADO Advocates Partner Richard Ambery (Securitisations and SPV's) will be participating in the SIFMA's annual Insurance-and-Risk-Linked Securities Conference.

IMD II passed by ECON Committee

GANADO Advocates - January 27, 2014 - Categories: Other News
The Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) Committee has voted in favour of the final draft wording of the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD II). The next step is for the new Directive to be debated before the EU Parliament in a plenary session between 24 – 27 February, 2014.

Malta ready to fast-track ILS authorisations

GANADO Advocates - December 12, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
Malta’s financial services regulator, the Malta Financial Services Authority, has signalled its willingness to fast-track applications for structures issuing insurance linked securities, provided timeframes are agreed with participants in advance and accurate and complete information is provided at every stage of the structuring and documentation process.