Skip to main content

Partner

Edmond Zammit Laferla

Edmond Zammit Laferla

Edmond Zammit Laferla is a Partner at Mamo TCV Advocates.  He joined the firm as a senior associate in 2011 and was made Partner with effect from the 1st July 2015.  Edmond started his legal practice as a trainee with the in-house legal department of a local financial services provider. After four years, he joined a local composite insurance company and acted for eight years as in-house counsel, company secretary, and headed the corporate services unit.

Edmond provides advice to local and foreign clients on various corporate matters. He has also been involved in privatisation procedures and in the negotiation and drafting of major contracts. He provides legal support to a number of local and foreign (re)insurance players by providing advice on insurance related matters including litigation, regulatory and compliance issues. He assists various local entities in matters related to compliance with the local legal framework governing regulated business including financial crime and regularly provides training to such entities and their staff compliment.

Education

  • Certificate in Foundation Studies (1995, University of Malta)
  • B.A. in Legal and Humanistic Studies (1998, University of Malta)
  • Doctor of Laws (2001, University of Malta)
  • Certificate in Trust Law and Administration (2005, Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, Malta)

Representative Experience

  • Formed part of legal team assisting a foreign insurance undertakings in the takeover of a local insurance undertaking with passporting rights and advising on change in control matters
  • Retained to provide legal and compliance support to leading (re)insurance undertakings, captives, protected cell companies and insurance intermediaries
  • Advising on the setting up of educational institution providing tertiary level education in Malta
  • Acted on behalf a top-tier foreign insurance undertaking in the out-of-court settlement of a major D&O insurance claim
  • Assisted various local and foreign entities with respect to financial crime obligations including prevention of money laundering and combatting of financing of terrorism and compliance with international sanctions

Memberships

  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar in January 2002
  • Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates
  • International Bar Association

Get In Touch

Address

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

Stay updated with our latest insights

Insurance & Reinsurance

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…
Corporate and M&A

Sanctions 6: SMB Issues Guidance on Sanctions in Relation to Sale of Tanker Vessels

Following from the recent geopolitical developments in Ukraine, there has been a heightened interest in international sanctions. Through this series of articles, we aim to provide a general overview of the notion of sanctions, consider the local framework through which sanctions function in Malta, illustrate the general obligations which subject persons are required to observe vis-à-vis sanctions and discuss a general overview of the sanctions imposed by the EU against Russia.  In this sixth article, we shall consider the salient aspects on the EU sanctions imposed on Russia in relation to the sale of tanker vessels. On the 18th of…
Corporate and M&A

Regulatory Changes for Company Service Providers

In a recent circular addressed to Company Service Providers (“CSPs”), the Malta Financial Services Authority (the “MFSA”) announced a number of changes to the Rulebook for Company Service Providers (the “Rulebook”), effective January 23rd January 2024. These changes aim to simplify and enhance the regulatory submission process for licensed CSPs, impacting submissions due in 2024 and thereafter. The changes to the Rulebook can be viewed here in tracked changes. A Simplified Approach to Regulatory Submissions These following changes are in line with the MFSA’s ongoing endeavor of streamlining regulatory procedures, offering a more efficient and consolidated approach for CSPs: Under…
European Parliament, Strasbourg
Corporate and M&A
Sanctions 5: SMB Issues Guidance in Light of Recent Developments in the Middle East
Insurance & Reinsurance
Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update | Q3 2023
Corporate and M&A
The Concept of a Share Buyback Under the Companies Act

Awards & recognitions

Edmond Zammit Laferla and Michael Psaila both diligent reachable and exactly understand what you need.

The Legal 100 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Tier 1)2020