About Legal & International Affairs
The Legal and International Affairs Function is mainly responsible for providing legal advice internally across the organisation. It is responsible for the drafting and/or vetting of legal documents which the Authority may enter into. It is also responsible for the coordination and oversight of the legislative process falling under the administration of the MFSA. Moreover, the said function attends to any litigation matters and represents the Authority in any action or legal proceedings in which the MFSA is involved or has an interest. This Function is also responsible for coordinating with international organisations and other regulators and for entering into MoUs in order to contribute towards the shaping of a global regulatory agenda and international policy in the field of financial services. It is also actively engaged in policy dialogue, negotiations and follow up of EU institutional affairs and dossiers.