Michael Psaila graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2004 after submitting a doctoral thesis entitled ‘The Raising and Maintenance of Capital’. He furthered his studies at Kings College London, where he obtained a Masters of Law degree in Corporate and Commercial Law.

Michael was called to the Bar in January, 2005 and was a partner at Simon Tortell & Associates since the firm was founded in May 2009 until it merged with Mamo TCV in July 2016.

Michael’s main areas of practice include banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and insolvency law.

He is a member of the Chamber of Advocates, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and the International Bar Association and is also recommended in most major legal directories.

Michael Psaila moderates securitisation panel during the launch of the Institutional Financial Services Market at the Malta Stock Exchange.

Michael Psaila moderates securitisation panel during the launch of the Institutional Financial Services Market at the Malta Stock Exchange.

Mamo TCV partner Michael Psaila moderated a panel on "Opportunities within the Securitisation Sector" during an event organized by the Malta Stock Exchange on Wednesday 18th October 2017 to launch the Institutional Financial Services Market.

The panel discussed matters recent securitization trends at a domestic and international level, Malta's attractive suite of securitization legislation and the effects of the recently STS/CRR legislative package that was successfully negotiated on at an EU level during Malta's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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Malta Stock Exchange plc obtains regulatory approval to launch the Institutional Financial Securities Market

Malta Stock Exchange plc obtains regulatory approval to launch the Institutional Financial Securities Market
Malta Stock Exchange plc. ("MSE") has obtained regulatory approval to launch the Institutional Financial Securities Market ("IFSM"), a securities market intended for issuers seeking to list securities falling within the scope of the Wholesale Securities Market rules, including but not limited to asset-backed and convertible debt securities, derivatives and insurance-linked notes, having a minimum denomination requirement of €100,000 (or its equivalent in any other currency).The IFSM will be regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority and market participant...
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Malta Gaming Authority Announces Major Overhaul Of Maltese Gaming Law

Malta Gaming Authority Announces Major Overhaul Of Maltese Gaming Law
This article was written by Dr. Michael Psaila and Dr. Andrea Theuma.The Malta Gaming Authority ('MGA') has just published a new consultation paper proposing major reforms to Malta's current gaming legal framework. The proposed overhaul aims to repeal all the existing gaming legislation currently in force by replacing the latter with a singular primary Act of Parliament entitled the Gaming Act, which will empower the competent Minister to publish regulations and grant powers to the MGA to publish directives and issue rulings as well as guidelines and policies, the...
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