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OCTOBER 03, 2019
The Malta Financial Services Authority is showcasing how it is gearing up for the next generation of financial services during its participation in this year’s edition of the DELTA Summit, being held between 2nd and 4th October. At the Summit, the MFSA is sharing its proposal for the Regulatory ...
OCTOBER 01, 2019
Over the past two days, Mr Andrea Enria was in Malta for his first visit as the new Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) at the European Central Bank. This visit forms part of an annual programme of visits organised by the European Central Bank to eurozone-based ...
SEPTEMBER 25, 2019
The U.S. Embassy partnered with the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) to host the second iteration of the Financial Integrity Forum. The Forum brought together major financial institutions, private sector leaders, and key government financial regulators to discuss public-private information ...
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
The Malta Financial Services Authority has taken note of the judicial letter filed by one of the Governors of the Authority.   The Authority does not consider it appropriate to comment publicly on the ongoing matters referred to by the said Governor. However, the Authority wishes to make ...
SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
Most of the Moneyval report recommendations already implemented or work in progress. Aware of the increased sophistication of money laundering, the MFSA has in the past months invested significantly in enhancing its capacity in anti-money laundering standards, resources and procedures, drawing on e ...
SEPTEMBER 09, 2019
The Malta Financial Services Authority (‘MFSA’), in collaboration with the US Embassy, has partnered with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘CFTC’) to deliver a three-day training workshop entitled “Virtual Assets: the emergence of a new asset class”. The workshop, which will ...
SEPTEMBER 06, 2019
The MFSA has today published its three-year Strategic Plan highlighting its supervisory priorities and the key priority areas which will be addressed in order to achieve its ambitious Vision by 2021. This Plan has been developed in the context of challenges faced by the local and international finan ...
AUGUST 28, 2019
The MFSA has published for consultation new conduct of business rules that are intended to regulate the Equity Release Financial Products. This product provides a solution for elderly home owners enabling them to enjoy retirement in their own home while receiving income earned from the future sale o ...
AUGUST 20, 2019
As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance consumer protection, the MFSA has updated the Conduct of Business Rulebook to implement important changes essentially restricting the marketing, distribution or sale of Contracts for Differences (CFDs) to retail investors. This update follows an extensive co ...
JULY 30, 2019
As part of the MFSA’s efforts to engage with its stakeholders more effectively and encourage FinTech innovation, a consultation workshop was held by FinanceMalta in collaboration with the MFSA earlier today.  The workshop was held following the publication of Pillar 1 – Regulations Consultation ...