International Regulatory Updates


APRIL 30, 2012
Inside this issue: Companies Act (Recognised Incorporated Cell Companies) Regulations and Investment Services Rules for Recognised Incorporated Cell Companies and Incorporated Cells Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) and the Capital Requirements Regulations (CRR) Depositor Compensation ...
MARCH 30, 2012
Inside this issue: Continuing Professional Development Course for Directors of Investment companies and Investment Funds Mind the gap! Maltese Protected Cell Companies Captive Review “Power 50” - The most influential people in the international captive insurance industry revealed ...
MARCH 02, 2012
Inside this issue: Irish Stock Exchange and Malta Stock Exchange launch European Wholesale Securities Market Malta recommended for taking steps to reduce administrative burdens Malta International Risk & Insurance Congress 2012 Update to the ESMA Q&A on Money Market Funds ...
MARCH 02, 2012
Inside this issue: Irish Stock Exchange and Malta Stock Exchange launch European Wholesale Securities Market Malta recommended for taking steps to reduce administrative burdens Malta International Risk & Insurance Congress 2012 Update to the ESMA Q&A on Money Market Funds ES ...
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
On 21st February 2012, the Council of the European Union adopted a Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps. The adoption of this Regulation follows the agreement reached with the European Parliament in first reading on 18th October 2011 and subsequent approval by the ...
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) announces a joint venture with the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) to launch the European Wholesale Securities Market (EWSM), a new market for wholesale fixedincome debt securities. The ISE will own 80% of the new market with the MSE having a 20% shareholding. The EWSM w ...
FEBRUARY 01, 2012
Low cost, efficient regulation and access to the European Union are the three key attributes that are putting Malta increasingly on the wish-list of financial firms looking for a regulatory jurisdiction, says Seonaid Mackenzie, Managing Partner at Sturgeon Ventures. Click here to access the full ...
FEBRUARY 01, 2012
Inside this issue: Revised Financial Conglomerates Directive Update on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive IOSCO publishes principles on suspension of CIS redemptions Guidelines by ESMA on Exchange Traded Funds and other UCITS issues Enforcement and Market Oversight Train ...
FEBRUARY 01, 2012
Mr Michael Duignan 51, has been appointed Director of the Securities and Markets Unit at the Malta Financial Services Authority with effect from 1st February, 2012. Mr Duignan is experienced in securities regulation and market supervision at the European level. He was previously Head of Securities a ...
JANUARY 05, 2012
Erik Nelson was working in Stamford, Connecticut, as a research analyst at FMG USA LLC, the U.S. arm of FMG, a fund of funds specializing in emerging and frontier markets, when his bosses called him into a meeting in September 2009. Click here to access the full press release.   ...