News Releases


FEBRUARY 03, 2005
The Malta Financial Services Authority (the “Authority”) is seeking to appoint a person to act as liquidator for the purposes of winding up the affairs of companies which conducted business as insurance intermediaries under the Insurance Business Act (Cap. 403) and the Insurance Brokers and Othe ...
JANUARY 31, 2005
The Malta Financial Services Authority (‘MFSA’) informs the public that Direct Foreign Exchange Services Ltd has surrendered its licence to undertake foreign exchange services which was issued in terms of the Financial Institutions Act 1994 (Cap 376). The surrender is entirely voluntary and does ...
JANUARY 03, 2005
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is currently undergoing a number of organisational changes to address the needs of the growing financial services sector while keeping abreast of developments at the European and international level. In order to reflect some of these changes the INVESTME ...
JANUARY 03, 2005
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has implemented a number of organisational changes to better address the needs of the growing financial services sector while keeping abreast of developments at the European and international level. With effect from the 2nd January 2005, the MFSA has ...
DECEMBER 10, 2004
On 7 December 2004, the Malta Financial Services Authority, as the Competent Authority in terms of the Financial Institutions Act 1994 (Cap 376), issued a licence to CommFinance Limited (the Institution), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The Institution is authorised ...
OCTOBER 22, 2004
The Committee for European Securities Regulators (CESR) has announced the progress on 4 key initiatives of the capital markets agenda as it moves forward to ensure EU regulation takes into account the increasing global interdependency of financial markets. As the measures introduced by the Financ ...
OCTOBER 12, 2004
In these last few days, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has received a number of reports from the general public regarding what appears to be a new wave of spam emails which seem to originate from international financial entities such as bank or credit card companies. These emails urge ...
SEPTEMBER 13, 2004
The Malta Financial Services Authority has organised a conference to mark Malta’s successful ten-year programme of building an onshore jurisdiction in the EU mainstream. Ten years ago, a major reform in legislation led to the setting up of the Malta Financial Services Centre, now the Malta Fina ...
JULY 30, 2004
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) reminds the public that only licensed persons and institutions are authorised to provide financial services and give investment advice. A list of licensed entities can be viewed on the MFSA website at www.mfsa.mt. The public can also verify whether a per ...
NOVEMBER 21, 2003
The MFSA is pleased to announce that it has issued its directives setting out the registration and regulatory requirements applicable to Retirement Schemes, Retirement Funds and their service-providers under the Special Funds (Regulation) Act, 2002. The directives may be viewed and downloaded from t ...