COVID-19 Regulatory Updates
APRIL 17, 2020
MFSA encourages more use of digital banking services – announces COVID-19 operating arrangements with banks
The MFSA is strongly encouraging banking customers to use phone or digital banking services offered by their preferred bank in order to minimise unnecessary visits to branches. Through a Circular issued earlier on today, the Authority explained that, due to the COVID-19 situation, banks in Malta ...
APRIL 07, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is continuously engaging with the Malta Stock Exchange and is closely monitoring the impact of the recent outbreak of COVID-19 on the local Regulated Market. Overall the Malta Stock Exchange, as the local Regulated Market, continues to operate in an ...
MARCH 24, 2020
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has issued a set of guidelines to consumers, also outlining the measures it has put in place to safeguard their interests during such extraordinary times. These guidelines complement the continued efforts being made ...
MARCH 24, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority has requested that, with immediate effect, for an interim period and until otherwise communicated, all documentation submitted to the MFSA should be sent electronically, as part of the regulator’s COVID-19 contingency and business continuity planning. The ...
MARCH 21, 2020
Taking into account the significant effects of the COVID-19 situation on the financial services sector, the MFSA considers it necessary and proportionate to apply flexibility in the applicable deadlines for the submission of regulatory reporting due over the next months. To this end, the Authority h ...
MARCH 12, 2020
In view of recent local developments relating to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and in addition to the measures which have been announced earlier in the week by the MFSA, the Authority is issuing further guidance in relation to its employees’ interactions with external stakeholders. Addition ...
MARCH 10, 2020
Following yesterday’s successful large scale test of its remote working facilities, as part of its COVID-19 contingency and business continuity planning, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) continues to closely monitor developments in relation to the spread of COVID-19 to assess the impa ...
MARCH 09, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) today conducted its operations with half its staff complement working off-site as a “dry-run” to test the level of preparedness of the Authority’s functions to ensure business continuity should circumstances warrant that, at any moment in time, the ...
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