News Releases


APRIL 18, 2022
This article Fine Tuning Our Strategy for 2022/2023 appeared on the Sunday Times of Malta dated 17 April 2022. July 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the MFSA as the single regulatory authority for financial services. Building on foundations that have been re-shaped by EU ...
APRIL 06, 2022
Sustainable finance plays a crucial role in the transition to a sustainable future, MFSA Chief Officer Supervision Christopher Buttigieg said. He was speaking recently during a webinar organised by the Financial Supervisors Academy (FSA) on the topic of Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation ( ...
MARCH 24, 2022
The Financial Supervisors Academy (FSA) is holding a webinar on the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), the first in a string of events launched by the FSA for 2022. The webinar is taking place on 29 March at 10:00H-14:00H, and will tackle a major trend in finance right now: respons ...
MARCH 08, 2022
Challenging why corporate structures were set up with complex vehicles was highlighted as one of the most important aspects in the analysis of ultimate beneficial ownership, which should never become a mere “box-ticking exercise”, the deputy head of Conduct Supervision at the Malta Financial Ser ...
FEBRUARY 22, 2022
With particular reference to the escalating crisis with regards to Russia and the Ukraine, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“the Authority”) reminds its licence-holders of their obligation to ensure that they have effective systems and controls in place to ensure that they effectively san ...
FEBRUARY 22, 2022
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) today launched a month-long consultation on its proposed Corporate Governance Code, an important factor when it comes to fostering and enhancing governance, culture and conduct. Good governance is fundamental for investor protection, market integrity ...
FEBRUARY 21, 2022
The Malta Financial Services Authority (Authority) is currently working on proposed changes to strengthen the process leading to a settlement agreement with a person under investigation for possible breaches of the regulatory framework applicable to them and falling within the remit of the Authority ...
DECEMBER 17, 2021
Maltese retail investment funds would generally cope well under stressed market conditions, according to a study carried out by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). This study served as a follow up of the first liquidity stress testing exercise carried out by the MFSA in 2020. Althou ...
DECEMBER 15, 2021
Sustainable finance has been added as a supervisory priority for 2022 by the Malta Financial Services Authority, complementing others that remain unchanged since 2021. This year, the supervisory priorities were split into cross-sectoral and horizontal themes, in addition to those priorities that ...
NOVEMBER 24, 2021
Webinar compared American, European Commission and Maltese approaches to the sector A webinar on Crypto Assets Regulation was organised by the MFSA’s Financial Supervisors Academy allowing attendees to gain insight into the different approaches being considered by the American US Treasury and t ...