Consultations


In this section you will find the Consultation Documents issued by the MFSA and which are of interest to trustees and other fiduciaries. These documents are issued to explain to the industry any new regulatory requirements which the Authority may be proposing to implement and the manner in which these will be implemented. During the consultation period, trustees and other fiduciaries will have the opportunity to provide their feedback which the Authority review. Following the consultation period, the Authority may issue the Feedback statement with a summary of the comments received in the course of the consultation period on that particular topic and the final position of the Authority with respect to the matters forming the subject of the consultation.

Publication DateReferenceTitle
21/12/2018Invitation – Update on the Trusts Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Register - Authorised/Registered Trustees
10/12/2018Circular relating to the submission of online Personal Questionnaires
01/11/2018 Circular to Licence Holders and Applicants who are being proposed to hold a position which requires the MFSA’s prior approval
14/09/2018Circular to Licence Holders and Applicants for a Licence proposing individuals for an Approved Position
21/06/2018Circular addressed to Trustees Authorised in terms of Article 43 or Registered in terms of Article 43B of the Trusts and Trustees Act
29/12/2017Circular - Notice of coming into force of Regulations and Various Financial Services Laws
20/11/2017Requirements relating to a Legal Entity Identifier under MIFID II and MIFIR as applicable to Persons Authorised under the Trusts and Trustees Act
26/01/2017Circular to the Market - Assessment Required Prior To Proposing Individuals for Approved Positions
29/04/2016Circular on the Rules for Trustees of Family Trusts
30/12/2015Circular addressed to authorised trustees and other fiduciaries authorised in terms of article 43 of the Trusts and Trustees Act - Thematic Review on compliance with the requirements on Corporate Governance
04/12/2015Circular addressed to authorised trustees and other fiduciary service providers, excluding authorised administrators of private foundations, in terms of article 43 of the Trust and Trustees Act
20/10/2015Circular to the financial services industry on the revised Personal Questionnaire
06/03/2015Circular on the coming into force of various Regulations under the Trusts and Trustees Act
02/05/2014Circular addressed to all persons authorised in terms of the Trusts and Trustees Act – Trusts and Trustees (Amendment) Act (Act XI of 2014)
27/07/2011Circular addressed to companies authorised to act as trustees in terms of article 43 of the Trusts and Trustees Act