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APRIL 09, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has today published its feedback statement following a consultation document on Raising the Bar for Company Service Providers (CSPs) issued during the last quarter of 2019. The Feedback Statement puts forward a reform which will generally raise standa ...
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 ...
APRIL 06, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) and the Malta Business Registry (MBR), previously known as the Registry of Companies, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a formal basis for co-operation between the two entities. The new MoU, which has immediate effect, is i ...
APRIL 03, 2020
The Malta Financial Services Authority today rolled out a new Supervisory and Enforcement Dashboard, highlighting the key performance indicators with respect to regulatory oversight and enforcement effectiveness, with a focus on the financial regulator’s key supervisory priorities. The Dashboar ...
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 ...