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The ‘Digital Operational Resilience Act’ or “DORA” (Regulation (EU) 2022/2554) shall be enhancing and improving Information and Communications Technology (‘ICT’) operational risk requirements across various financial sectors. Subsequently, it imposes obligations on a vast array of different financial entities, as well as certain ICT service providers that assist such financial entities. These financial entities include the following: Credit institutions Account information service providers Investment firms Alternative Investment Fund Managers Crypto-asset service providers Payment institutions Central securities depositories Credit rating agencies Data reporting service providers Insurance and reinsurance undertakings Insurance intermediaries Crowdfunding service providers Mamo TCV Advocates can provide assistance by…
Mamo TCV Advocates
18th June 2024
Capital Markets

Mamo TCV Advocates Attends Ringing of the Bell Ceremonies at the Malta Stock Exchange

Mikiel Calleja, Laura Spiteri, and Martina Bonnici attended the ringing of the bell ceremonies for Agora Estates plc and Camilleri Finance plc at the Malta Stock Exchange. Held on the 2 April 2024, the ringing of the bell ceremony for Agora Estates plc, a first time issuer, marked its successful listing on the Malta Stock Exchange’s Official List. Agora Estates plc issued €12 million 5.8% secured Bonds 2036 on the Official List as part of a €21 million bond issuance programme. The ringing of the bell ceremony for Camilleri Finance plc was held on the 10 April 2024. Camilleri Finance…
Mamo TCV Advocates
29th April 2024
Mamo TCV The Crowdfunding Service Providers Bill has reached first reading stage in Parliament
Capital MarketsLegal Updates

First Reading of Crowdfunding Service Providers Bill in Parliament

The Crowdfunding Service Providers Bill reached First Reading stage in Parliament on the 17th of May, 2023. This proposed Act aims to implement provisions of Regulation (EU) 2020/1503 on European crowdfunding service providers for business and it provides for the establishment of a regulatory framework for crowdfunding service providers for business, including the organisation, authorisation and supervision of such crowdfunding service providers. Disclaimer: This document does not purport to give legal, financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or legal assistance, please do not hesitate to contact info@mamotcv.com 
Mamo TCV Advocates
26th May 2023
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Capital MarketsLegal Updates

MFSA Update: PMDR Notifications to be Filed Online

Persons discharging managerial responsibilities ('PMDRs'), or persons closely associated with them, are now required to submit PMDR notifications through the Malta Financial Services Authority's ('MFSA') online form. In terms of the Market Abuse Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 596/2014, hereinafter the 'Regulation'), PMDRs and persons closely associated with them are required to notify the issuer and the MFSA of every transaction conducted on their own account relating to the shares or debt instruments of that issuer once the total value of transactions executed in a calendar year exceeds €5,000. It is important to note that such notifications must be made by…
MamoTCV Advocates
13th January 2022
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Capital Markets

EU Commission publishes proposal for a Regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business

 This article was written by Mikiel Calleja and Maria Refalo.Crowdfunding is the raising of money from individuals, to fund a project or carry out a venture.Carried out online, crowdfunding is advantageous because it has the potential to help better match investors with business projects in need of funding with crowdfunding platforms acting as an intermediary between investors and business. As such, it is becoming increasingly important to start-up companies and early stage companies, as a source of non-banking finance. On 8 March 2018, the European Commission presented a proposal for a Regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business. The…
Mikiel Calleja
2nd November 2018
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Capital Markets

EU Commission publishes proposal for a Regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business

 This article was written by Mikiel Calleja and Maria Refalo.Crowdfunding is the raising of money from individuals, to fund a project or carry out a venture.Carried out online, crowdfunding is advantageous because it has the potential to help better match investors with business projects in need of funding with crowdfunding platforms acting as an intermediary between investors and business. As such, it is becoming increasingly important to start-up companies and early stage companies, as a source of non-banking finance. On 8 March 2018, the European Commission presented a proposal for a Regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business. The…
Mikiel Calleja
2nd November 2018