Circulars and Notes for Information


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2019-03-28Circular on a proposed Temporary Permission Regime (‘TPR’) for UK Investment Funds, Asset Managers and Investment Firms passporting into Malta in relation to a No-Deal Brexit Scenario
2019-02-14Circular - Cross Sub-Fund Investments in Retail Collective Investment Schemes
2019-02-14Circular on the agreement between ESMA and EU Securities Regulators with the UK's Financial Conduct Authority as part of a no-deal Brexit Scenario
2019-02-06Circular to the Collective Investment Schemes, Fund Managers and Depositaries on ESMA Liquidity Stress Test Guidance
2019-01-14Circular on Commission Delegated Regulations on safe-keeping duties of depositaries
2019-01-14Circular - Brexit: UK FCA Temporary Permissions Regime
2018-12-07Circular to Collective Investment Schemes, Fund Managers and Investment Firms licensed in Malta as well as Recognised Fund Administrators in relation to submission of regulatory reporting
2018-10-04Circular to Licence Holders on Licence Holder Corporate Profile
Manual
2018-09-14Circular to Licence Holders and Applicants for a Licence proposing individuals for an Approved Position
2018-09-05Circular on the outcome of Compliance Inspections held at Fund Managers and Collective Investment Schemes
2018-08-02Circular to Collective Investment Schemes licensed in Malta in relation to submission of Central Bank of Malta statistical returns
2018-07-11Self-assessment in relation to the evaluation of potential closet indexing practices adopted by UCITS and Retail AIFs
2018-05-16Circular to the Financial Services Industry on the revised rules for Alternative Investment Funds
2018-05-16Circular to the industry on the regulatory developments relating to the MMF Regulation particularly in the context of stress tests scenarios under Article 28 of the MMF Regulation
2018-05-02Circular to the Industry regarding changes to the MFSA’s LH Portal pertaining to the AIFMD reporting procedures
Reporting Guidelines for Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Revised)
2018-04-24Circular to the industry on the Survey by UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) for EEA firms passporting into the UK
2018-03-28Circular on Collective Investment Schemes which have not commenced the licenced activities and / or have a Zero NAV
2018-03-28Outcome of Supervisory Meetings with Collective Investment Schemes
2018-01-29Circular to the Industry on the Supplementary Conditions applicable to Collective Investment Schemes Investing in Virtual Currencies
2017-09-18Circular – Critical Supervision and resulting Administrative Measures
2017-03-09Circular to the Market - Assessment Required Prior To Proposing Individuals for Approved Positions
2017-01-06Circular
Application Forms
2016-12-27Circular regarding the Guide to Submitting a Complete Application for a Collective Investment Scheme Licence
2016-11-11Circular – Thematic Review on Compliance with the Remuneration provisions in terms of the AIFM Directive
2016-08-19Circular on Offsite Supervision – Correspondence with the Funds Supervision Team
2016-06-10Circular on the payment of notification fees in support of applications for cross-border marketing of units of European venture capital funds and/or European social entrepreneurship funds in terms of the EuVECA/EuSEF Regulations
2016-05-26Circular to the Financial Services Industry on the Consolidation of the Maltese Fund Frameworks
2016-04-15Circular to the financial services industry on changes to the Investment Services Rules following the transposition of the UCITS V Directive
2015-10-16Circular to collective investment schemes and fund managers on the Authority’s thematic review on compliance with requirements on Governance, Compliance and Risk Management
2015-07-16Circular to the financial services industry in relation to the publication of a revised version of MFSA’s Frequently Asked Questions document concerning the Loan Fund Rules
2015-06-18Circular to the financial services industry on changes to the Investment Services Rules
2015-05-22Circular to the financial services industry on amendments to the Rules applicable to Collective Investment Schemes authorised to invest through loans
2015-05-19Circular on PIFs and AIFs
2015-01-21Circular to the financial services industry on changes regarding the Swiss Franc exchange rate
2014-12-04Circular to the financial services industry on the Proposed Regulation on Money Market Funds (‘MMFs’)
2014-10-03Circular to the financial services industry on changes to the Investment Services Rules
2014-04-02Investment Services Rules for Collective Investment Schemes authorised to invest through loans
2014-02-06Explanatory Note on the interpretation of limits applicable to cross sub-fund investments
2013-08-30Publication of revised Investment Services Rules
2013-05-09Feedback Statement Issued further to Industry Responses to the MFSA Circular dated 30th October 2012 on Cross Sub-Fund Investments
2013-05-07Publication of Revised Investment Services Rules for Investment Services Providers and Investment Services Rules for Collective Investment Schemes
2013-03-07Publication of Revised version of the Investment Services Rules for Professional Investor Funds and of the Investment Services Rules for Retail Collective Investment Schemes and the Investment Services Rules for Professional Investor Funds
2013-03-01Publication of Revised Investment Services Rules for Investment Services Providers and Investment Services Rules for Retail Collective Investment Schemes
2013-02-05Second Circular addressed to the investment services industry regarding the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism (Amendment) Regulations, 2009
2012-11-20Circular addressed to the financial services industry regarding the interpretation of article 50 (2) (a) of the UCITS Directive
2012-10-30Circular addressed to the investment services industry on proposed rules on cross sub-fund investments
2012-10-09Publication of Revised Investment Services Rules for Investment Services Providers and Investment Services Rules for Retail Collective Investment Schemes
2012-04-23Circular to the financial services industry on the Companies Act (Recognised Incorporated Cell Companies) Regulations and Investment Services Rules for Recognised Incorporated Cell Companies and Incorporated Cells
2011-08-29Circular to the financial services industry on recent documents issued by ESMA in the field of investment management
2011-05-042nd Circular Regarding the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (‘AIFMD’)
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