About Capital Markets Supervision
The Capital Markets Supervision Function oversees financial markets to ensure investor protection and orderly markets. This is achieved through various policy and supervisory work done at the stages of primary market, secondary market and post-trading.
The Capital Markets Supervision Function’s responsibilities include the processing of applications for admissibility to listing on regulated markets in Malta, the approvals of prospectuses in terms of the Prospectus Regulation, the supervision of the continuing obligations of companies having securities listed on regulated markets in Malta, the supervision of markets to identify any market abuse, the authorisation and supervision of trading venues, central securities depositories and crowdfunding platforms, the supervision of financial and non-financial entities falling under the scope of EMIR and SFTR, the data quality assurance of submissions made under EMIR, SFTR, MiFIR and CSDR, the supervision of administrators, contributors and users of benchmarks in terms of the Benchmarks Regulation and the oversight of activities in terms of the Securitisation Act and the Securitisation Regulation.
The Capital Markets Supervision is also actively involved in various other initiatives such as the DLT MTF Pilot Regime and the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF).