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Malta will be financial centre of choice after Brexit, analyst predicts

Malta will be a financial centre of choice for British companies wanting a base in the EU after Brexit, a financial services analyst has predicted. Jeremy Leach, CEO of Managing Partners Group, an international asset manager, said Malta will benefit more than any other financial centre...

Another ‘A’ rating for Malta

The Minister for Finance welcomes another positive credit rating report on Malta published by  DBRS Ratings Limited, which confirms the country’s stable outlook and its ‘A’ rating.   Amongst other factors, the ‘A’ rating reflects Malta’s solid external position, the ongoing improvement in the fiscal position and favourable public debt structure, as well as the country’s strong economic performance—being among...

European Commission publishes the 2017 Country Report for Malta

The European Commission today published its annual analysis of the economic and social challenges – the so-called Country Report – for each Member State, including Malta. The report is a tool under the European Semester for economic policy coordination, to monitor policy reforms and to...

Financial Services Gozo Foundation launched

The Financial Services Gozo Foundation was launched following a collaborative agreement  between the Ministry for Gozo and the Ministry for Finance, and the private sector. Its role is to promote Gozo as a destination for the setting-up of businesses within the financial services sector.   The aim...

EU sees positive future for Malta’s economy

Growth is expected to remain well above the EU average   Malta’s economic growth has settled down from the exceptional levels of 2014 and 2015 but is forecast to remain well above the EU average, the European Commission said in its winter forecasts today.   It said unemployment is...

Trusts course 2017 to start on 6 April

The IFSP Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management course for 2017 is set to start on 6 April 2017, with the Introductory lecture delivered by Dr Max Ganado. Most of the lectures this year will be held in the Conference Room at the MFSA...

Minister Mallia addresses important finance seminar

This morning, Minister for Competitiveness and Digital, Maritime and Services Economy Emmanuel Mallia launched a seminar entitled ‘Outlook for European Finance Centres’.   The seminar was organised by the MFSA/Breugel Consultancy Group and the Ministry for Finance, under the auspices of Malta’s EU Presidency.   The topic chosen by...

Malta Stock Exchange Creates a Blockchain Committee and Think Tank

The Malta Stock Exchange has created a Blockchain Committee which will consist of members of the Exchange’s Board, its Chairman and Chief Executive and outside experts who will assist in the formulation of a strategy geared towards addressing this emerging technology. The committee will be...

Regulatory Briefing 2 December 2016 – REMINDER

As part of its commitment to engage with the financial services industry, the MFSA will be initiating a series of Regulatory Briefings. The first Regulatory Briefing will be held on Friday 2 December 2016. During this Regulatory Briefing the MFSA will communicate the changes in the...