Regulated Firms


List of entities regulated by the MFSA. For more information on a particular type of Regulated Firm, click on the links below.

Credit Institutions

Credit institutions are entities licensed to operate under the Banking Act, Chapter 371 of the Laws of Malta. According to the Banking Act, a credit institution can undertake a number of activities which are specified in the same Act…

Financial Institutions

The Malta Financial Services Authority is responsible for the supervision of entities authorised under the Financial Institutions Act (Cap. 376). These entities, referred to as ‘financial institutions’, fall in two broad categories:…

(Re)Insurance

(Re)insurance undertakings, including captives, are regulated by the Insurance Business Act, regulations issued there-under as well as Insurance Rules made by the MFSA…

Insurance Intermediaries

Insurance Agents, Insurance Managers, Insurance Brokers, Tied Insurance Intermediaries and Ancillary Insurance Intermediaries are regulated by the Insurance Distribution Act, regulations issued thereunder and the Insurance Distribution Rules and Conduct of Business Rules made by the MFSA…

Pensions

Retirement Pensions schemes (both personal and occupational) and pension service providers are regulated in terms of the Retirement Pensions Act, regulations issued thereunder as well as Pensions Rules made by the MFSA…

Collective Investment Schemes

Collective Investment Schemes are regulated in terms of the Investment Services Act (Cap 370) and include i)Retail Collective Investment Schemes, primarily Undertaking in Collective Investment Transferable Securities (UCITS), ii)Professional Investor Funds (PIFs)…

Investment Services Providers

Investment Services Providers are regulated in terms of the Investment Services Act (Cap 370) and include: i)MiFID Firms; ii)(AIFMs) and UCITS Man Co, collectively referred to as Investment Managers; iii)Custodians…

Recognised Persons

Recognised Persons are regulated in terms of the Investment Services Act (Cap 370) and include: i)Recognised Fund Administrators; ii)Recognised Incorporated Cell Companies; iii)Recognised Private Collective Investment Schemes…