Junior Associate

Anthea Sammut

Anthea Sammut

Anthea Sammut is a Junior Associate at Mamo TCV Advocates, forming part of the Investment Funds and Investment Services department of the Firm. Having joined the Firm as a legal trainee in 2020, Anthea gained experience in the fields of Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Investment Funds and Investment Services Law. Anthea even gained experience in the field of Property Law after having been a trainee with the Lands Authority for more than two years.

Anthea graduated from the University of Malta with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree in 2020, after having successfully submitted her term paper entitled: ‘The General Data Protection Regulation as enhanced Control over Personal Data: Effective at ensuring adequate Protection for Data Subjects?’. In December of the year 2020, Anthea has been inscribed in the Dean’s List of the Faculty of Laws at the University of Malta for the Best Performance during the Bachelor of Laws Honours Course. She obtained her Master of Advocacy degree with a distinction from the University of Malta in 2021.

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LL.B. (Hons.)) (2020, University of Malta)
  • Master of Advocacy (M.Adv) (Melit.) (2021, University of Malta)

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Address

MAMO TCV Advocates
Palazzo Pietro Stiges
103, Strait Street
Valletta, VLT 1436
Malta

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Investment Services & Funds

Legal Update on UCITS Information Documents

A key feature of Undertakings for the Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (“UCITS” fund) is the Key Investor Information Document (“KIID”), which provides the retail investor with simplified information from the prospectus. UCITS also qualify as Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance Products (“PRIIPS”). Since PRIIPs are required to do a Key Information Document (“KID”), promoters of a UCITS fund were technically obliged to provide both the KIID as well as the KID. Thus, these conflicting requirements would have created unclarity for the retail investor. Initially, an exemption was provided for investment companies and management companies who are promoting a UCITS…
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The Introduction of Appendix 2E – A Financial Return for Depositaries

On the 11th of April 2022, the Malta Financial Services Authority (the "MFSA") issued a circular entitled "The Introduction of Appendix 2E – A New Regulatory Return for Licence Holders Offering Depositary Services Solely to Collective Investment Schemes". Through this circular, the MFSA remarked that along with the requirement to submit the annual report and audited financial statements, a new regulatory return, being Appendix 2E, is being introduced for depositaries of Collective Investment Schemes that are not allowed to offer any MiFID services and licensed as a credit institution in terms of the Capital Requirements Directive. The depositaries who are…
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The Online Presence of UCITS Management Companies and Reverse Solicitation

Recently, the Malta Financial Services Authority ("MFSA") issued two circulars related to updates on Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities ("UCITS") Management Companies, and a clarification note on the disclosures in the financial return reporting and other essential regulatory clarifications. In this article, a brief overview of the salient features emanating from these two circulars shall be given to ensure that subject persons comply with the below updates and clarifications. The first circular dated the 6th of April 2022 relates to the online and social media presence of UCITS Management Companies. The MFSA is requesting UCITS Management Companies to…
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The Cross-Border Distribution of Funds Framework
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The Investment Firms Regulation and Directive – Master Data Collection and Investment Firms Classification
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Investment Services & Funds
The Updated FATF Guidance for a Risk-Based Approach to Virtual Assets and Virtual Asset Service Providers.