International Regulatory Updates


DECEMBER 19, 2012
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has launched a consultation on Guidelines on key concepts of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The Directive provides the legal framework for both alternative investment funds (AIFs) and their managers (AIFMs). Read fu ...
DECEMBER 10, 2012
1. Executive Summary 1.1 Overview According to Article 9 (1)(a) of the Regulation establishing EIOPA , the Authority “shall take a leading role in promoting transparency, simplicity and fairness in the market for consumer financial products or services across the internal market, including b ...
DECEMBER 03, 2012
Inside this issue: Financial Markets Act - Designated Financial Instruments Regulations, 2012 (L.N. 380 of 2012) Remuneration Guidelines/Principles Consultation Procedure - Proposal for the creation of an Alternative Companies List Consultation Procedure - Introduction of the proposed ...
NOVEMBER 01, 2012
Inside this issue: MFSA - EIOPA Seminar “System of Governance” Payment Services Directive and the Electronic Money Directive Reforming the structure of the EU Banking Sector The UCITS Brand and the Asian Dimension Press Releases issued by the European Supervisory Authorities ...
OCTOBER 09, 2012
Knowledge and ability requirements are generally a combination of academic and professional experience. In many Members States, the requirements for knowledge and ability are more stringent for insurance brokers than insurance agents. Requirement to update knowledge and ability requirements throu ...
OCTOBER 03, 2012
Q&A Guide - English Q&A Guide - Maltese ...
OCTOBER 03, 2012
The European Banking Authority discloses today the final report on its EU-wide recapitalisation exercise and the data on all individual banks. Overall, the exercise led to an increase of banks’ capital positions of more than €200bn. 27 banks with an initial shortfall that submitted capital plans ...
OCTOBER 02, 2012
Inside this issue: MFSA issues Consultation Paper on transposition of AIFMD ESMA - Q&A on the Key Investor Information Document (KIID) for UCITS Press Releases issued by the European Supervisory Authorities Licences & New Company Registrations MFSA Announcements ...
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a Consultation Paper on Exemption for market making activities and primary market operations under the Short Selling Regulation, which contains draft Guidelines on market making and the application of exemptions for market making act ...