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JUNE 18, 2019
The Malta Financial Services Authority (‘MFSA’) and the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (‘FIAU’) have, today, published a Guidance Document for Credit Institutions, Payment Institutions and Electronic Money Institutions opening accounts for FinTechs. This will support innovation within ...
JUNE 17, 2019
Following the publication of the MFSA Guidance Notes on Cybersecurity – Consultation Document, the MFSA has finalised its Guidance Notes on Cybersecurity as a minimum set of best practices and risk management procedures to be followed in order to effectively mitigate cyber risks. The key poin ...
MAY 30, 2019
As part of its commitment to engage further with stakeholders, the Authorisation function within MFSA has today launched a survey to gauge interested parties’ experience in dealing with the Department and the MFSA. Licence Holders, Applicants for a licence and Advisors are encouraged to partici ...
MAY 17, 2019
MFSA’s General Counsel Dr Edwina Licari shares MFSA’s vision on Corporate Governance during a conference themed ‘Reshaping Malta’s Boards’ organised by the Institute of Directors (IoD) Malta. During the panel discussion themed ‘ world trends in corporate governance and a new corporate ...
MAY 16, 2019
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Directors UK and their local Chapter, the Institute of Directors Malta Branch, setting up a joint initiative to improve Director education and standards, Director Certification and Corp ...
MAY 15, 2019
Following an extensive consultation with key stakeholders, the MFSA has finalised its FinTech Strategy, a key document in the Authority’s efforts to position Malta as a global FinTech Hub. The MFSA has also published a feedback statement highlighting the feedback received. The key points identifi ...
MAY 14, 2019
The Malta Financial Services Authority has registered nine VFA Agents under the Virtual Financial Assets Act. VFA Agents will be assisting issuers and service providers under the Virtual Financial Assets Act, and will be making applications to the MFSA on their behalf. This announcement follows the ...
MAY 09, 2019
In line with the MFSA’s Vision 2021, and its commitment to engage better with financial services practitioners, the MFSA organised a briefing session focusing on the Authority’s recent changes in the organisational structure, its supervisory priorities and service improvements in the authorisati ...
MAY 07, 2019
The MFSA is launching a new technological tool which will see a significant change in how the Authority processes prudential and financial information submitted by banks. The launch of this new tool was presented by officials from MFSA’s Banking Supervision during a seminar for banks organised by ...
APRIL 25, 2019
The MFSA has issued a guidance note to the public to address the risks associated with investments in crypto assets. As part of its responsibility towards safeguarding consumer protection, the MFSA is providing useful and easy to read information on crypto-currency investments through this guidance ...