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James Farrugia, Partner within GANADO Advocates’ Investment Services and Funds practice, will be speaking at the UCITS & AIFMD Conference
Following recent developments, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has introduced new application packs for PIFs, AIFs and UCITS. The objective
GANADO Advocates will be one of the key sponsors at two conferences organised in Switzerland by FinanceMalta. The events, titled
Dr Matthew Brincat, Partner within GANADO Advocates’ Insurance and Pensions practice, and Mr James Farrugia, Partner within the firm’s Investment
On 16 December 2013, the Government of Malta announced the signature of the FATCA Inter-governmental Agreement (IGA) between Malta and the United States. As announced back in July 2013, the IGA negotiated and agreed by Malta follows the Model 1 IGA (reciprocal version).
Malta was named as the most favoured domicile for hedge funds in the recent Hedge Funds Review’s Service Provider Rankings released earlier this month.
Commission Delegation Regulation (EU) No 149/2013 of 19 December 2012 which came into force on 15 March 2013 set out technical standards (the “Technical Standards”) on a number of derivative related obligations, including the obligation to utilise prescribed risk mitigation techniques.
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has today issued two Self-Assessment Questionnaires for already authorised Maltese Fund Managers and Self-Managed Funds (other than UCITS Schemes) in order to assist them in the transition to the new AIFMD regime by 22 July, 2014. In this regard, the MFSA indicates that a completed Self-Assessment Questionnaire should be submitted before 31 March, 2014 in order to meet the deadline for compliance.
In October of last year, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) published a circular regarding the proposed introduction of a new rule in the MFSA’s Rulebook for Professional Investor Funds (the PIF Rulebook) permitting cross sub-fund investments by Maltese Professional Investor Funds (PIFs) targeting Qualifying Investors (QIFs) or Extraordinary Investors (ExtraIFs). A copy of the original circular can be obtained here to which GANADO Advocates provided its comments. The MFSA has today issued its Feedback Statement setting out its conclusions and the relevant new Rule.