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DECEMBER 01, 2020
The MFSA today launched a Consultation Document focusing on specific new areas of the proposed updated Rules for Company Service Providers. The updates follow  the amendments made to the Company Service Providers Act (Cap 529 of the Laws of Malta), which was passed by Parliament as Act No. L of 202 ...
NOVEMBER 26, 2020
On 25 November 2020, the Malta Financial Services Authority received the report of the Board of Review, which had been appointed by the Board of Governors on 3 November 2020 to carry out the necessary verifications regarding a possible breach of ethics by Mr Joseph Cuschieri and Dr Edwina Licari. On ...
NOVEMBER 19, 2020
The MFSA has been officially recognised as a member of the Global Financial Innovation Network (‘GFIN’). The Authority looks forward to contributing to the GFIN’s overall discussion and its various workstreams in achieving its objectives of fostering innovation by sharing knowledge and expe ...
NOVEMBER 13, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has today issued the first Volume of the publication “The Nature and Art of Financial Supervision”. This publication, which is the first in a series of sector-specific publications from the Authority’s Supervision Directorate, describes how the MFS ...
NOVEMBER 10, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority (‘the MFSA’) is today publishing an updated version of the Standard Licence Conditions applicable to Collective Investment Schemes authorised to invest through loans. The objective for the revision of the MFSA Loan Funds regime is for the Authority to ac ...
NOVEMBER 03, 2020
In a Public Statement issued last Friday, the Board of Governors of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) had given notice of its intention to initiate an assessment of the facts reported in the local media to safeguard the interests of the Authority. In this regard, the Board of Governor ...
NOVEMBER 02, 2020
Further to previous communications by the Authority on the appointment of a competent person for Satabank plc (‘the Entity’), and the withdrawal of the licence of the Entity, the Authority has appointed Dr Richard Galea Debono (‘Controller’) pursuant to article 29(1)(h) of the Banking Act, C ...
OCTOBER 30, 2020
The MFSA Board of Governors discussed the facts reported in the Maltese media relating to the CEO Joseph Cuschieri and the General Counsel Dr Edwina Licari. The Board, fully aware of its responsibility, has decided to initiate an assessment of the facts reported to safeguard the interests of the Aut ...
OCTOBER 30, 2020
In keeping with the principles of good governance, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is hereby giving notice that the Chief Executive Officer, Joseph Cuschieri, has, earlier on today, advised that he is voluntarily suspending himself from his duties to allow the Board of Governors to car ...
OCTOBER 09, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority (‘MFSA’) this week launched an investor education and awareness campaign. The main objective of this campaign is to raise awareness among consumers about financial literacy with a focus on the different regulated markets to help them make informed decisions ...