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ESMA – Q&A On Investor Protection Under MiFID II
Any copies of records provided by the firm must be provided in an unencrypted form so that they can be easily analysed when requested by the client, competent authority, or other competent third party.
15 Nov 2016
ESMA Launches A Consultation Paper On Guidelines Regarding The Markets In Financial Instruments Regulation (Mifir)
The European Securities and Markets Authority ('ESMA') launched a public consultation on guidelines to be issued regarding the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation...
European Union
25 Jan 2016
MFSA Conducts A Thematic Review On Compliance With The Requirements On Corporate Governance Within The Trusts And Fiduciary Services Industry
In 2015, the MFSA conducted a Thematic Review Questionnaire amongst 60 authorised trust companies (‘authorised persons'), which represent approximately half of the licence holders authorised in terms of the Trusts and Trustees Act.
12 Jan 2016
MFSA Position Regarding Consideration Of Government Securities As Non-Complex Products Under MiFiD
Collective Action Clauses allow a supermajority of bondholders to agree to debt restructuring that is legally binding on all holders of the bond, including those who vote against the restructuring.
30 Nov 2015
MiFID II, MAR And CSDR - Final Technical Standards Published By ESMA
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its final technical standards (TS) on the 28th September 2015 with respect to three of the most important pieces of post-crisis financial regulation...
European Union
13 Oct 2015
Draft ITS On Penalties And Measures Under UCITS V Published By ESMA
On Friday 18th September 2015, the European Securities and Markets Authority delivered its Implementing Technical Standards with respect to penalties and measures under UCITS V to the European Commission for endorsement.
European Union
5 Oct 2015
Changes To The Investment Services Rules Applicable To AIFs, PIFs & Retail CISs
By means of a circular issued on Thursday 18th June 2015, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) noted revisions made to the following Investment Services Rulebooks (Introductions)...
1 Jul 2015
ESMA Issue Consultation Paper On Asset Segregation
A delegated third party holding assets for the clients of multiple delegating depositaries would not be required to have separate accounts for each of the delegating depositaries.
15 Dec 2014
An Update On The UCITS V Directive
The UCITS V Directive shall shortly be published in the Official Journal of the European Union later on this year.
European Union
14 Jul 2014
EU Parliament Adopts UCITS V
On the 15 April 2014, the European Parliament adopted the amended Directive.
European Union
6 May 2014
ESMA Issues Updated EMIR Q&A
The ESMA has issued an updated Q&A in relation to the Implementation of the Regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR).
European Union
3 Apr 2014
Managing Changes In Material Interest In Maltese Listed Companies: A Survivor’s Guide
Whilst the Maltese Companies Act (Chapter 386, Laws of Malta) (the "Act") provides the general legal framework for the creation and operation of public companies, listed companies are also subject to the Listing Rules (the "Listing Rules") issued by the Listing Authority in virtue of powers granted by Articles 11 and 13 of the Financial Markets Act (Cap.345 of the Laws of Malta).
30 Jan 2014
The Registration And Enforcement Of Mortgages And Other Security Interests Over Malta-Registered Aircraft
Following its success in the maritime sector, Malta has undertaken an ambition to replicate that success in the area of aircraft registration.
26 Aug 2011
The Enforcement of Malta-registered Mortgages, 'In Rem' Actions Against Vessels Sailing in Maltese Waters, and the Recognition of Foreign-Registered Mortgages
One of the major attractions of the Maltese flag to financing banks is the ease and efficiency with which mortgages are registered over Malta-flagged vessels and the relative simplicity with which mortgage security rights can be enforced in terms of Maltese law.
2 Aug 2010
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