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Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update | Q3 2022

We are pleased to issue our second edition of the Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Updates. These updates are intended to keep Maltese regulated entities informed of regulatory changes and developments taking place in the local financial services space. In this issue, we focus on the sector specific and cross-sectoral regulatory updates relating to Investment Services and Asset Management; Credit and Financial Institutions and Insurance Undertakings and Insurance Intermediaries. Our second Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update can be found hereThe Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update does not purport to give legal, regulatory,financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or assistance, please do…
Mamo TCV Advocates
24th October 2022
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MFSA Issues Guidelines to the Submission of the Statement of Source of Wealth and Source of Funds

On the 12 August 2022, the MFSA has issued a Circular to inform the financial services industry of the launch of a new standardised template (“Annex AX26: Source of Wealth and Source of funds self-declaration form”) to be used with immediate effect when submitting a statement of source of wealth and source of funds. The statement is to be submitted by all qualifying shareholders and Politically Exposed Persons as an attachment to their online Personal Questionnaire. The statement is to be filled in electronically and signed by the applicant. Disclaimer: This document does not purport to give legal, financial or…
Mamo TCV Advocates
26th August 2022
Investment Services & FundsNews and PublicationsRegulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update | Q2 2022

We are pleased to introduce our Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Updates. These updates are intended to keep Maltese regulated entities informed of regulatory changes and developments taking place in the local financial services space. In this issue, we focus on the sector specific and cross-sectoral regulatory updates relating to Investment Services and Asset Management. Our first Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update can be found here. The Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update does not purport to give legal, regulatory, financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Katya Tua.
Mamo TCV Advocates
2nd August 2022
Investment Services & FundsRegulatory Compliance

Changes to the Investment Services Rulebooks for Investment Services Providers: The Integration of Sustainability Risks and Factors in MiFID

The Malta Financial Services Authority has informed investment firms of the amendments carried out to Part BI of the investment services rules for Investment Services Providers. These amendments seek to implement the provisions of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/1253. The Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/1253 amends Delegated Regulation (EU) No 2017/565 in relation to the integration of sustainability factors, risks and preferences into certain organisational requirements and operating conditions for investment firms.The European Commission has introduced changes to the MiFID II delegated acts, in order to integrate sustainability factors, risks and preferences into the investment firms’ regulatory obligations. These…
Lara Falzon
29th July 2022
Investment Services & FundsRegulatory Compliance

Changes to the Investment Services Rules for UCITS ManCos & AIFMs: Sustainability Risks & Factors

The Malta Financial Services Authority has recently introduced changes to the investment services rulebooks for Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) management companies (ManCos) and Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) to: (i) transpose the Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2021/1270 amending Directive 2010/43/EU (1) as regards the sustainability risks and sustainability factors to be taken into account for UCITS; and (ii) implement the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/1255 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 231/2013 (2) as regards the sustainability risks and sustainability factors to be taken into account by AIFMs.The Delegated Directive (EU) 2021/1270 and Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/1255…
Martha Chetcuti
27th July 2022