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ATTRACTING ASSETS TO MALTA’S FINANCIAL CENTRE

Malta has become increasingly attractive to financial firms seeking safe, well regulated and cost effective operating hubs within the European Union. But the jurisdiction faces a few challenges too, including attracting major custody players to service the growing fund management community, as well as training and educating a new generation of bankers, accountants, wealth managers and fund custodians.

 

In PWM’s first Spotlight Series of videos on financial centres, Yuri Bender, editor-in-chief of PWM, speaks to leading figures in the Maltese financial industry about the strengths of the jurisdiction and future challenges. 
           

In discussion:                             

Product range | Regulatory environment | Market trends | Training and education | The future of Malta 

                       

In conversation with:

- Joe Bannister, chairman, MFSA

- Kenneth Farrugia, chairman, FinanceMalta

- Matthew Camilleri, CEO, Castille Resources

- Leonard Bonello, senior associate, banking and finance team, Ganado Advocates

- Andre Zerafa, partner, head of the investment services and funds team, Ganado Advocates

 
 
 
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    Articles

    PWM Spotlight series new logo
    From Financial Centres September 1, 2016

    Malta’s growth focused on quality not quantity

    Malta’s accession to the EU in 2004 led to a huge expansion of its fledgling financial services industry. The island has become increasingly attractive to financial firms seeking safe, well-regulated and cost effective operating hubs within the EU. But the jurisdiction faces challenges too. When filming our first Spotlight series of videos on financial centres, Yuri Bender spoke to leading figures in the Maltese financial industry

    PWM 0616 cover
    From Financial Centres June 22, 2016

    Financial centres: Cities stand on verge of new era

    A handful of financial centres look set to battle it out as the base for banks and companies, with a skilled workforce and low cost base among the key differentiators 

    Tobias Wehrli, UBS
    From Wealth Management / Private Banking March 24, 2015

    Post-secrecy spotlight on succession planning

    Increased transparency is likely to encourage the rich to seek out safer jurisdictions offering wealth protection 

    Joe Bannister, MFSA
    From Financial Centres June 22, 2016

    Malta’s growth challenged by custody conundrum

    Increased regulatory costs have seen asset managers moving fund management operations to Malta, although global custodians tend to look elsewhere

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