News Releases


FEBRUARY 16, 2024
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has released its Supervisory Priorities for 2024. This document sets the MFSA’s focus for its supervisory engagement in 2024 and outlines how it is implementing an outcomes-based approach to supervision, which will be introduced through a pilot project ...
FEBRUARY 13, 2024
Following a recent collaborative mystery shopping exercise between the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA), several credit institutions have proactively taken steps to enhance consumer service levels based on the Authority’s recommendations. The evalu ...
FEBRUARY 02, 2024
The Malta Financial Services Authority held its first industry workshop for 2024, bringing together over 130 industry practitioners involved in Malta’s Asset Management sector. The primary aim of the workshop was to provide an update on the latest developments in relation to strategic regulatory a ...
FEBRUARY 01, 2024
Board of Directors within insurance companies need to enhance further their current composition and collective competencies in order to implement their system of governance more effectively. They also need to improve their understanding of the resilience of their business model to stress scenarios. ...
JANUARY 18, 2024
Malta’s 2023 National Risk Assessment (NRA) has recently been published, providing a comprehensive assessment of the country’s exposure to threats and vulnerabilities stemming from money laundering, terrorist financing, proliferation financing and targeted financial sanction risks. The NRA ho ...
JANUARY 16, 2024
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has launched a public consultation on the national implementation of the EU’s Digital Operational Resilience ACT (DORA), ahead of it becoming fully applicable by 17 January 2025, following a two-year implementation period which started in January 2023. ...
DECEMBER 18, 2023
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is today launching a new framework for Notified Professional Investor Funds (NPIFs). The framework provides for an additional fund structure in Malta that benefits from an appropriately streamlined onboarding process and complements other existing fun ...
DECEMBER 01, 2023
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) recently concluded a series of workshops targeted at insurance companies, intermediaries, and investment services to unfold the transformative potential of the EU Retail Investment Strategy Package. The EU Retail Investment Strategy Package, adopted b ...
NOVEMBER 30, 2023
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) remains committed to an open, transparent and collaborative approach that involves stakeholders and ensures broad input and perspectives to inform its direction. With this in mind, the Authority has established the ‘MFSA Stakeholders Panel’ which bri ...
NOVEMBER 21, 2023
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) hosted a workshop on crisis preparedness in the banking industry. The workshop, which brought together key players from the banking sector, aimed to provide a comprehensive overview of the Resolution Framework, a crucial yet often overlooked aspect of ba ...