Latest News


OCTOBER 06, 2021
The Malta Financial Services Authority is participating in the fifth annual World Investor Week (WIW) which is being organised by the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) from 4 to 10 October 2021. The WIW is a global campaign that raises awareness of the importance of invest ...
SEPTEMBER 20, 2021
Hon. Clyde Caruana, Minister for Finance and Employment was welcomed by Prof. John Mamo, Chairman of the Board of Governors, and introduced to the MFSA’s new CEO, Joseph M. Gavin. The Minister also met with the Board of Governors and the Authority’s Executive Committee members. Together with MFS ...
AUGUST 12, 2021
As part of its role to protect consumers of financial services, the Malta Financial Services Authority recently issued a communication to regulated entities to remind them of their obligation towards consumers when marketing financial products or services. The Authority stated that linking any ki ...
JULY 30, 2021
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) Board of Governors has appointed Mr Joseph Gavin as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, who will be formally taking on the role as of September 2021. As Chief Executive Officer, he will be responsible for chairing the Authority’s Executiv ...
JULY 21, 2021
The MFSA has announced the launch of a consumer education campaign, which is aimed at increasing awareness on the benefits of using digital banking as well as giving tips on how to have a safe online banking experience. Digital banking provides a convenient, easy, and secure way of accessing cert ...
JULY 16, 2021
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has today issued the fifth Volume of the publication “The Nature and Art of Financial Supervision.” This publication, which is part of a series of sector-specific publications from the Authority’s Supervision Directorate, focuses on Product Oversig ...
JUNE 30, 2021
The MFSA has today published its Authorisation Process - Service Charter, which is underpinned by an improved authorisation process, and launched a new dedicated authorisations webpage together with a new set of  authorisation forms and supporting guidelines for persons looking to obtain an authori ...
JUNE 21, 2021
The MFSA has today published a status update on the implementation of the 2019 MFSA Anti-Money Laundering/Countering Funding of Terrorism (AML/CFT) supervisory strategy. The document marks the Authority’s ongoing commitment to developing and embedding best practices throughout the financial servic ...
JUNE 16, 2021
Despite the adverse circumstances generated by the COVID-19 pandemic the Maltese financial services sector saw an increase of 5.5% in real Gross Value-Added rate which grew to €1.028 billion in 2020. The Malta Financial Services Authority has today published its Annual Report and audited Financ ...
MAY 28, 2021
As communicated by Public Notice 30-2018 on 22 March 2018, the Authority appointed a competent person in terms of Article 29(1)(c) and (d) of the Banking Act (Chapter 371 of the Laws of Malta) and Article 15A(1)(b) and (c) of the Investment Services Act (Chapter 370 of the Laws of Malta) for Pilat ...