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Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update | Q4 2023

We are pleased to issue our seventh 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, CSPs, fintech, insurance undertakings and insurance intermediaries Our 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 Michael Psaila, Katya…
Mamo TCV Advocates
20th February 2024
Insurance & ReinsuranceInvestment Services & FundsRegulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update | Q3 2023

We are pleased to issue our sixth 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, asset management, insurance undertakings, and insurance intermediaries. Our sixty 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 Michael Psaila,…
Mamo TCV Advocates
6th November 2023
Insurance & ReinsuranceInvestment Services & FundsRegulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update | Q2 2023

We are pleased to issue our fifth 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, company service providers, insurance undertakings, and insurance intermediaries. Our fifth 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…
Mamo TCV Advocates
17th July 2023
Insurance & ReinsuranceInvestment Services & FundsRegulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update | Q1 2023

We are pleased to issue our fourth 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, Company Service Providers, Insurance Undertakings, and Insurance Intermediaries. Our fourth 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…
Mamo TCV Advocates
17th April 2023
Title [Capitalize the first letter of all words in the title - except short ones like ‘a’, ‘of’ etc.] [Please keep News Update Titles as short as possible} MFSA publishes Consultation Document on Proposed Amendments to the Insurance Business Act and Insurance Distribution Act
Insurance & ReinsuranceLegal Updates

Proposed Amendments to the IBA and IDA set out by MFSA in Consultation Document

The MFSA published a Consultation Document on proposed amendments to the Insurance Business Act (hereinafter referred to as the “IBA”) and the Insurance Distribution Act (hereinafter referred to as the “IDA”) on the 22nd of February. The MFSA also made available the draft legislation, as well as a podcast laying down the proposed amendments. The amendments which have been put forward are geared towards allowing insurance undertakings authorised under the IBA, enrolled persons and companies under the IDA forming part of a group of companies, as well as Maltese branches or subsidiaries of multinational groups, to share confidential client information…
Mamo TCV Advocates
24th February 2023
Group Insurance policies - recent ECJ Judgment provides for review of the definition of ‘Insurance Intermediary’ in the context of the IDD and IMD.
Insurance & Reinsurance

Group Insurance policies – ECJ Decision Revises the Definitions of ‘Insurance Intermediary’ and ‘Insurance Mediation’

In Case C-633/20 of the European Court of Justice (the ‘Court’) delivered on the 29th September 2022, the First Chamber of the Court produced a judgment (the ‘Judgment’) in response to a reference for a preliminary ruling concerning the definition of ‘insurance intermediary’ in the context of Directive 2016/97 (the ‘Insurance Distribution Directive’ or the ‘IDD’) and Directive 2002/92 (the ‘Insurance Mediation Directive’ or the ‘IMD’) and in the circumstances of the referring court’s main proceedings. The request was made in the proceedings between the Bundesverband der Verbraucherzentralen und Verbraucherverbände – Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband eV (Federal Union of Consumer Organisations and…