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Course 301: VAT in the Financial Services Industry

Date: 19-10-2021 — 20-10-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

The course will examine the key VAT considerations which are relevant for businesses operating in the financial services sector, specifically banks and financial institutions and investment services providers. Most, but not all, services supplied by operators in the financial services sector are exempt from VAT. This requires analysis of definitions and scope of the exemption, and understanding the treatment of outsourced services as well as mixed transactions. In the absence of legislative definitions, these have evolved through case-law of the CJEU, as well as domestic practice and guidelines. As a result of the broad scope of the exemptions, VAT is, to varying degrees, a cost to operators in the sector, with the restrictions on input tax recovery potentially resulting in a competitive disadvantage, in particular for those operating on a cross-border basis.

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 118: Effective Business Writing

Date: 20-10-2021

Time: 13:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:
Whether at top executive, middle management or even  junior administrator level, conveying information, a message  or even intent clearly, flawlessly and in appropriate detail  is critical for getting the message across, establishing  attention, winning business and building continued success.  Business writing must form a credible basis upon which  sound decisions may be taken. In this regard, besides  communicating information accurately in an appropriate  format, effective business writing demonstrates rationale,  enhances credibility, carries influential impact, and conveys  suitable courtesy. All powerful determinants for maintaining  interest, rapport and enhancing sustainable achievement in  the world of business.  This short course gives practitioners, managers and  administrators insights into sharpening and enhancing their   business writing and communication skills in multiple and  varied business contexts such as writing with impact and  garnering results, drawing up reports as a sound basis for  decision-making and outcome reporting, minute taking as  well as delivering and presenting to an audience.
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.
 

Attendance: By registration

Course 316: Structured Products Explained

Date: 21-10-2021 — 25-10-2021

Time: 13:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

This course covers material relating to structured products also known as market linked investments or synthetic investment instruments which are designed to facilitate highly bespoke risk and return objectives. Students will learn how investment banks pre-package financial instruments using derivatives, a basket of securities, single securities, and other capital market products. Participants will learn that structured products are normally used as a low cost alternative to a direct investment as part of the asset allocation process or to hedge risk found within an investment portfolio.  

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 219: AML/CFT - Spotting the Red Flags

Date: 25-10-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

This course aims at providing attendees with the  necessary tools and techniques aimed at identifying  money laundering machinations and in combating the  funding of terrorism. The course has been developed  in an engaging and comprehensive format in order to  provide attendees with the appropriate training to meet  the regulatory requirements of subject persons whilst  providing a practitioner’s insight. The course shall focus  both on the applicable legislative framework as well as  on practical case studies.

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation.  Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 223: An Introduction to Cyber Assessments, Cyber Security and Social Engineering

Date: 26-10-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

Have you ever wondered on how to measure and test  a business resiliency to cyber security or assessed the  soundness of your company’s posture to information  security? This course will provide attendees with an  understanding on what is the difference between  the different assessments, how each assessment is  conducted and what each one entails. Attendees will  also be able to discern which assessment is most  suitable for which outcome. With cybercrime on the  increase, it is essential to start understanding the basics  of such activities in order to help prevent such incidents  not only in an organisation but also at home. This course  will provide a basic understanding of cyber security and  social engineering with the necessary knowledge of  simple preventive measures that can be used on a daily  basis to safeguard personal and company data.

This course will attract CPE credit hours .
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 306: Financial Markets Compliance and Regulation

Date: 26-10-2021 — 29-10-2021

Time: 13:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

This course aims to offer participants an overview of the regulatory and compliance landscape by introducing elements of the AIFMD, MIFID, and UCITS directives. Students will be provided a foundation to be able to understand financial regulation and compliance requirements of an MFSA licensed company. The course will explore the optimal compliance structure of a fund or management company including their basic legal structure, the fiduciary duties of a board of directors, investment committee, MLRO, and compliance officer. Furthermore various AIFMD policies will be discussed including risk management, remuneration, valuation, insider dealing polices, etc. 

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 210: Beyond Compliance: A Practical Approach to CSR and Business Ethics

Date: 27-10-2021 — 28-10-2021

Time: 09:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:
‘Compliance’ has become a contemporary business obsession.  However, we know that the fundamentals for success, engaged  growth and sustained competitiveness lie soundly beyond the  threshold of compliance. This applied masterclass goes beyond,  addressing the core of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and  business ethics – today critical differentiators for enduring success for  any business or organisation. Globalisation and internationalisation,  the quest for growth and increasingly intense competitive  environments, coupled with pervasive media presence and calls  for responsibility, transparency and accountability have universally  heightened the impact and implications of ethics and regulatory  pressures for businesses and organisations. Effective ethical  engagement and corporate social responsibility are instrumental  for sustainable competitiveness and continued growth - enduring  competitive advantage, and arguably, survival. This short course  equips practitioners with strategic and decisional insight and provides  interested persons among the general public a sound understanding  of key fundamentals underpinning ethical issues in human interaction  and managerial decision making - also within the broader context of  organisational behaviour and responsible corporate citizenship.
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.
 
 
 

Attendance: By registration

Course 214: A Practical Approach to Customer Due Diligence and Risk Assessment - “Getting your Hands Dirty” (Part 2)

Date: 02-11-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:
This course is designed to familiarise attendees with the practical and real-life circumstances of implementing a  robust anti-money laundering framework. This course will give an overview of AML obligations with a focus  on Source of Funds and Source of Wealth and risk assessment which are core parts of the CDD process.  It will provide a practical and hands-on approach on Source of Fund and Wealth Verification and how to carry  out the various customer and business risk assessments. It provides an insight to subject persons, including  compliance officers, compliance teams and MLROs. This course will enable practitioners to ‘get their hands dirty’ in respect of anti-money laundering processes within their organisation.
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 101: An Introduction to ETFs and Funds

Date: 02-11-2021 — 04-11-2021

Time: 13:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

Open-ended funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have become a very popular, cost effective and efficient way for investor to build diversified portfolios. Funds are widely used by investors and include a wide variety of assets including bonds equities, real-estate and commodities. This course will focus primarily on the different types of funds available to investors ranging from Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), to open-ended and closed-ended funds. The course will contrast ETFs versus traditional funds, differentiate between active and passive management, explain the prospectus, expense ratios and other key points.

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 320: The Role of The Board

Date: 04-11-2021 — 08-11-2021

Time: 09:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

Participants will gain a clear and focused understanding of the key role of directors and corporate secretaries in the management and administration of the company. Today, directors are being constantly evaluated and scrutinised by regulators and shareholders and is therefore essential directors appreciate the responsibility of the office, their duties, rights, obligations and the relationship with other stakeholders within the company. Participants will also be exposed to the liability directors face in the event of a breach or non-compliance with any applicable law. Recent judgments will also be considered. this course will also emphasize on corporate governance principles, best practices and the interpretation of various provisions of the Companies Act.

This course will attract CPE credit hours .
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 317: Derivatives and Asset-Backed Securities Explained

Date: 08-11-2021 — 11-11-2021

Time: 13:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

This course offers students an introduction into the exciting and complex world of derivatives, securitisations and asset-backed securities. Students will learn about the pros, cons and structure and operations of the securitised bond markets. Fixed-income securities, credit risk, securitised lending, and asset-backed securities will be covered extensively. The basic processes of structuring ABS deals, including how to value them as well as the risk management process required to manage a portfolio of these instruments, will also be covered. 

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.
 

Attendance: By registration

Course 224: Incident Management Response and Disaster Recovery

Date: 09-11-2021 — 10-11-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

It is essential for every organisation not only to have an  incidence response manual but also to keep it updated  following any major changes in the organisation. The  crucial part in having an effective incident response in  case of a cyber-attack is to ensure that all key personnel  are aware and confident of the contents of such manual.  This course will provide attendees with a clear picture  of the importance of an incident management and  response procedure. The aim is to help participants  focus on prevention and detection alike together with the  importance of disaster recovery strategies and individual  roles. 

Attendees will be able to draw up, review and enhance  their incident response manual and be prepared to  handle an incident and coordinate the CSIRT team.  They will also understand the various methodologies of  disaster recovery and their role in the process in case  of an event. 
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 126: Going Public: An Introduction to Stock Exchange Listings

Date: 10-11-2021 — 12-11-2021

Time: 13:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course will provide an introduction to basic capital  markets concepts and terminology, the fundamental  considerations (and quid pro quo analysis) that any  company offering securities to the public to the first  time needs to keep in mind. Participants will be given a  general understanding of the listing process, the various  parties involved and all the relevant Maltese and EU  legal and regulatory requirements that issuers must  comply with, both prior to listing and on an ongoing  basis. Practical examples will be provided throughout the  course to better illustrate the issues being discussed.
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

 

Attendance: By registration

Course 203: Financial Statements Analysis

Date: 12-11-2021 — 25-11-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course is an introduction to understanding how to use financial information to value and analyse companies. The course focuses on the practical application of financial statements analysis. Students will learn how to create and analyse financial ratios such as debt to equity, profit margins and more. Participants will gain analytical skills involved in reading and interpreting the financial health and profitability of a company through quantitative and qualitative techniques. A number of case studies and financial statements of actual companies will be analysed.

This course will attract structured CPE credit hours .
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 107: Data Protection - What You Need to Know (and Do)

Date: 15-11-2021 — 17-11-2021

Time: 14:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:
The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a previously  existing role that has been rendered mandatory in certain  instances by the General Data Protection Regulation  (GDPR).  DPOs are responsible for overseeing data protection  strategy and implementation to ensure compliance with  GDPR requirements. Now that the GDPR is in force, it is  important that organisations are compliant with the many  regulations and operational requirements provided by  the GDPR.  This course is designed to help DPOs fully understand  their role, assisting them in setting up of the right  processes and procedures as well as control measures  and helping DPOs determine whether the appointment  of a DPO is mandatory for their organisation. In view of  this and the significant possible consequences of noncompliance,  it is recommended that DPOs attend  this course.
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.
 

Attendance: By registration

Course 412: Fundamentals of Financial Markets Risk Management

Date: 16-11-2021 — 26-11-2021

Time: 13:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

This course covers material relating to the understanding of the theoretical foundations that underpin modern investment and risk management techniques. Participants will gain a solid foundation in risk management by learning how to identify, asses and to mitigate risks. They will learn how risk managers manage risk relating to equity, fixed income and other financial products, and appreciate the evolution of derivatives as risk management instruments. Financial and operational risk will be covered extensively as will hedge techniques using futures, forwards and options. 

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 134: Taxation of Capital Gains and Property Transfers

Date: 16-11-2021

Time: 09:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

Many individuals hold investments in property as well as shareholding in companies. There are several instances when shares exchange hands for one reason or another, and of course property is an asset that is easily and often sold or transferred to a third party for one reason or another. This course will delve into the capital tax treatment on the transfer of shares in companies, as well as the tax implications of property transfers. The capital gains tax rates that apply depending on the circumstances, their calculation, and any exemptions that may be applied will be explained in ‘plain English’ and non-technical terms. 

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

 

Attendance: By registration

Course 206: The Role of the Company Secretary

Date: 17-11-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:
This course focuses on the pivotal role, duties and obligations  of the company secretary.  The company secretary is an important link between the board of directors and the management arm of the company.  There is also a duty to ensure good corporate governance. It is important that company secretaries are familiar with their obligations to the board, shareholders and management.  The lecturer will also outline best practice and real life case studies.
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 236: AIFMD - The Maltese Perspective

Date: 23-11-2021 — 24-11-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is an EU Directive regulating managers of Alternative Investment Funds which are either licensed in, or marketed into, the EU. This course seeks to de-mystify the AIFMD, giving a practical account of the Directive, Maltese rules and regulations transposing the Directive, and structural and operational considerations for AIFMs.

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 237: Leverage and Liquidity Issues after the Covid Recession

Date: 24-11-2021

Time: 13:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed significant pressures on the finances and income of households and businesses, with many banks allowing moratoria and credit arrangements in order to compensate for these challenging circumstances. We also witnessed government guarantee programmes to support credit provision to firms through the banking system. This course will present the latest evidence on, and discuss the consequent impact of, publicly supported credit guarantee schemes, used extensively after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, on firms’ debt and liquidity levels, and banks’ balance sheet strength in the Euro area. This evidence helps frame better the challenges that the corporate and bank sectors will face as economies continue emerging from the economic recession caused by the pandemic of 2020.

Attendance: By registration

Course 308: Anti-Money Laundering

Date: 30-11-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) concepts will be covered extensively within financial services entities. This course is designed to familiarise attendees with techniques to detect money laundering. Robust AML policies are necessary to safeguard a business’s reputation. The MLRO (money laundering reporting officer) is a key member of an organisation’s management team and has serious responsibilities to manage and supervise anti-money laundering activities. This course will enable participants to design and influence a compliance culture within an organisation. 

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 218: Company Services Providers - a Practitioner's Overview

Date: 30-11-2021 — 01-12-2021

Time: 14:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange only

Category: Education

Overview:

This course aims to offer participants an overview of  the regulatory and compliance landscape in relation to  Company Service Providers (CSPs) in Malta. Attendees  will be provided with a foundation to be able to understand  the plethora of requirements imposed by law, regulations  and other rules in force. This course will tackle the duties  of key officers of a CSP such as the Compliance Officer  and the Money Laundering Reporting Officer. The course  will suggest approaches as to how one may draw up a  sustainable CSP practice.

Attendance: By registration

Course 227: An Overview of Income Tax and VAT Principles

Date: 01-12-2021 — 02-12-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

The course aims at providing participants with the  fundamentals of income tax regulations in order to  enable them to understand the process of arriving at  the chargeable income for tax purposes. It will look  into allowable and disallowable deductions, reporting  obligations as well as an overview of the refund  mechanism for companies. It will also address VAT  which is bound to affect us at some point in our business  lives; what may seem as straightforward often hides  unexpected complications. The session will seek to  address the basic concepts that underpin the application  of Value Added Tax in a day to day context. It will delve  into various aspects of VAT which include the place of  supply rules and the application of the reverse charge  mechanism; recovery of input VAT and partial attribution  as well as other practical aspects including invoicing,  reporting obligations and applying for VAT refunds.
 
This course will attract CPE credit hours .
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.  

 

Attendance: By registration

Course 229: The Dynamics Behind Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

Date: 02-12-2021 — 03-12-2021

Time: 13:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange only

Category: Education

Overview:

The course will attempt to demystify the complex worlds  of hedge funds and private equity. Hedge fund jargon  will be discussed at length and the course will focus on  different hedge fund strategies such as Global Macro,  Fixed Income Arbitrage, Equity Long Short, Fund of  Funds and others, and will endeavour to explain how  these strategies differ from more traditional conventional  strategies. The course will then delve deeply into the  main value drivers behind the whole private equity  process, its main area of risk, and the overall investment  process adopted to ensure a successful private equity  venture. The course will also provide an insight into the  roles of the main service providers engaged by both kind  of funds and will also tackle specific clauses that are  found in a typical prospectus governing these kinds  of funds.

This course will only be run at the Malta Stock Exchange if we are able to do so depending on the pandemic related circumstances at the time.  If the course is held at the Exchange, it will also be available online.

Attendance: By registration

Course 307: Compliance Monitoring and Reporting

Date: 03-12-2021

Time: 09:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

The Compliance Officer is the regulator’s invisible arm  in that it ensures that the institution’s business is being  conducted in line with regulations, internal policies and  procedures.  Checks are carried out primarily through compliance  monitoring programmes; be they on-site or desk  based reviews. The fulcrum of the findings prompted  by the reviews is in bringing these to the attention of  senior management. Senior management is ultimately  responsible for the establishment and maintenance  of the compliance function and in ensuring that  the business is carried out in line with regulatory  requirements.

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Course 136: The Whistleblower Directive – a Maltese Perspective

Date: 06-12-2021

Time: 09:30

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

Whistleblowing is one of the largest forms of detection of occupational, fraud, bribery and corruption and one of the best methods for the prevention of commercial crime. Yet, there are still individuals who, due to fear of retaliation, do not report any wrongdoings as there is a perception that these whistleblowers are not afforded enough protection. With the implementation of Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2019 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law (also known as the “Whistleblower Protection Directive”, the EU is sending a strong message that those employees seeking protection or retribution from exposing and disclosing wrongdoing, will receive it. The Directive, which was entered into force on 16th December 2019 with an implementation deadline of 17th December 2021, sets out the requirements for EU members states regulations in relation to the protection of whistleblowers and disclosures. Amongst other things that will be impacted by the Directive and its transposition into local legislation, the Directive will be applicable to various entities in the public and private sector. This course is intended to provide some insights on what to expect with the upcoming local legislation, which entities would fall within scope and what procedures should be put in place to ensure entities remain in compliance of the legislation.

This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation.  Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required. 

Attendance: By registration

Past Events

Course 212: Due Diligence in Practice “Getting your Hands Dirty” (Part 1)

Date: 12-10-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:
This course is designed to familiarise attendees with the practical and real life circumstances of implementing  a robust due diligence process. The Customer due diligence process (CDD) involves much more than  carrying our research using the passport or other customer data available using one of the various  monitoring systems and a ‘Google’ search. There are clear responsibilities that are related to AML/CFT, and  this course will give a practical and hands-on approach on how to carry out the various CDD checks, how to deal  with practical issues that are encountered on a day-today basis, and provide a practical insight to help subject  persons, including compliance officers, compliance teams and MLROs, carry out their duties.
 
This course will be interactively run online through Zoom allowing active participation. Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer, tablet or mobile phone. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

Transition: Entrepreneurial Skills Training

Date: 30-04-2021

Time: 09:00

Venue: ONLINE

Category: Education

Overview:

Transition is an Erasmus+ funded project that is designed to help entrepreneurs to develop fundamental competencies that they require in order to start a business or to turn an entrepreneurial idea into business reality. Transition also researched information available about Blockchain and developed a website to disseminate the project deliverables and results available to the public for free.

This free event will showcase the Transition project and will enable attendees to understand how to make best use of the entrepreneurial start-up kit.

This event will be run online through Zoom.  Applicants will receive joining instructions by email and may join the course through their computer or mobile. An internet connection is obviously required.

Attendance: By registration

'Malta in Focus' Conference - London

Date: 29-11-2019

Time: 09:30

Venue: Bloomberg, London

Category: Promotion

Overview:
The Malta Stock Exchange in coordination with a number of stakeholders will be holding this promotional and awareness event at Bloomberg in London with a view to showcasing everything that Malta has to offer.  In line with this concept, it will involve multiple representatives of the various stakeholders and practitioners in order to promote doing business with and from Malta. 
 

Attendance: By invitation

MSE Annual Awards Dinner

Date: 22-11-2019

Time: 19:00

Venue: To be confirmed

Category: Promotion

Overview: The MSE Annual Awards Dinner will be held on 22  November and will be an opportunity for the many stakeholders of the Malta Stock Exchange to meet in a more relaxed and social environment during which the Exchange will recognise and award key individuals as well as listed entities for their performance and contribution during the year.  This well-attended event has become a key feature in the Exchange's calendar of events.

Attendance: By invitation

5th Annual MSEI Investor Education Conference

Date: 06-11-2019

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:
The Malta Stock Exchange Institute will be holding the 5th Annual MSEI Investor Education Conference on Wednesday, 6 November 2019 at the Malta Stock Exchange.  This will be a morning event and will start with registration and welcome refreshments at 09:00 - the conference should come to a close by 13:30. 
 
The Conference will be opened by the Chairman of the Malta Stock Exchange, Mr Joseph Portelli, and the Hon. Minister for Finance, Prof. Edward Scicluna, will make a keynote address. 
 
A brochure showing a complete list of speakers and the subjects being addressed, as well as information about the two panel sessions, is found through the link below. This can be used to apply for attendance to the conference which will be against a fee of 10 euro.

Attendance: By registration

Distributed Ledger Technologies - The Seven Dimensions

Date: 21-10-2019 — 01-11-2019

Time: 14:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:
Executives are just starting to realize that blockchain equals opportunity for their businesses. Through its vast, and still largely untapped potential, blockchain may significantly streamline enterprise processes, reduce time and document-intensive transactions, and generally clean up the clearing house. 

Please join us for the first lecture series held by KPMG Learning Academy in conjunction with the Malta Stock Exchange Institute dedicated to blockchain where KPMG professionals will discuss a variety of topics commencing with blockchain explained, and moving to regulatory, AML/CFT, accounting, audit, tax and legal aspects, all by reference to world examples of uses of blockchain.

Attendance: By registration

Ring the Bell for Financial Literacy

Date: 30-09-2019

Time: 09:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

The Malta Stock Exchange, a member of the World Federation of Exchanges, will  hold a bell ringing ceremony during World Investor Week (WIW) 2019 (30 September to 4 October) to promote the importance of financial literacy and to raise awareness of WIW 2019.

The third  World Investor Week is a week-long, global campaign to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection, and to highlight the various initiatives of securities regulators in these two critical areas.


Attendance: By invitation

Distributed Ledger Technologies - The Seven Dimensions

Date: 23-09-2019 — 01-10-2019

Time: 14:00

Venue: KPMG Learning Academy - Floriana

Category: Education

Overview:
Executives are just starting to realize that blockchain equals opportunity for their businesses. Through its vast, and still largely untapped potential, blockchain may significantly streamline enterprise processes, reduce time and document-intensive transactions, and generally clean up the clearing house. 

Please join us for the first lecture series held by KPMG Learning Academy in conjunction with the Malta Stock Exchange Institute dedicated to blockchain where KPMG professionals will discuss a variety of topics commencing with blockchain explained, and moving to regulatory, AML/CFT, accounting, audit, tax and legal aspects, all by reference to world examples of uses of blockchain.

Attendance: By registration

Art Exhibition

Date: 19-09-2019 — 19-10-2019

Time: 16:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Exhibition

Overview:
 
This Art Exhibition will have its official opening on the 19 September - this will be by invitation only.
 
The Exhibition will subsequently be open to the public free of charge between 16:00 and 18:30 hrs three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, until 19 October.
 
More details will be published in due course.

Attendance: Open to the public

4th Annual MSEI Investor Education Conference

Date: 01-12-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:
The Malta Stock Exchange Institute will be holding the 4th Annual MSEI Investor Education Conference on Saturday, 1 December 2018 at the Malta Stock Exchange.  This will be a morning event and will start with registration and welcome refreshments at 09:00 - the conference should come to a close by 13:20. 
 
The Conference will be opened by the Chairman of the Malta Stock Exchange, Mr Joseph Portelli, and the Minister for Finance, Prof. Edward Scicluna, will make a keynote address.  Mr Joe Cuschieri, CEO of the MFSA, will outline the MFSA's approach to investor protection.  A complete list of speakers and the subjects being addressed, as well as information about the two panel sessions, is found through the brochure and application link below. 
 
The Conference will mostly be held in Maltese, and attendance will be against a fee of 10 euro.

Attendance: By registration

President of Malta and the Countess of Wessex to visit the Exchange on the occasion of International Women’s Day

Date: 08-03-2018

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Overview:

The President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, together with the Countess of Wessex and the Hon Minister for Civil Liberties and Equality Helena Dalli, will visit the Exchange on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The President and the Countess are expected to ‘ring the bell’ to commemorate this occasion.

Attendance: Attendance to this event is restricted.

Thomson Reuters Malta Stock Exchange Investment Managers’ Forum

Date: 14-02-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Forum

Overview:

This Forum is going to focus on the Investment Managers’ role in the fund and asset management industry, and will seek to highlight the challenges and opportunities that currently exist in the Financial Markets. The changing role of the investment management industry will also be discussed. The Forum will be addressed by the Hon Minister for Finance Prof Edward Scicluna, and boasts a very distinguished array of speakers coming from Thomson Reuters, Interactive Brokers, AQA Capital, Heptagon Capital, BOV, HSBC, and AUM Asset Management.

Early booking to attend this high profile event is strongly recommended.

Attendance: By application – please email your request

Why Diversity Matters

Date: 15-01-2018

Time: 18:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Overview:

Companies that have a more diverse board and leadership outperform in their industry. Amanda Pullinger will discuss trends and research in leadership and why diversity matters, as well as the issues and some practical solutions at the company level with remarks from Joseph Portelli and Hervé Delpech on successes in boosting gender diversity and women’s advancement in Malta. Bring your questions and what if scenarios to learn what best practices are. Review the discussion with your colleagues while networking over drinks.

Attendance: By invitation

Malta Stock Exchange Annual Awards Dinner

Date: 14-11-2017

Venue: Casino Maltese, Valletta

Overview:

This annual dinner is an opportunity for the stakeholders in the Maltese capital markets to meet and network in a relaxed environment. The dinner will be held under the Patronage of the Hon. Minister for Finance and attended by the Heads of the Regulatory bodies, Members, professionals in the financial services sector, representatives of the many listed organisations, amongst others. It is planned that this event will be used as an opportunity to recognise outstanding performance by selected stakeholders.

Attendance: By invitation

3rd Annual MSE Investor Education Conference

Date: 04-11-2017

Time: 09:00

Venue: Corinthia Palace Hotel

Category: Education

Overview:

Announcing the 3rd MSE Investor Education Conference that will be held on Saturday 4th November at the Corinthia Palace Hotel in Attard. Listen to expert practitioners and speakers, and learn more about the investment world. Attendance is just EUR12 per person including coffees and standing lunch.

Institutional Financial Securities Market Half-Day Conference

Date: 18-10-2017

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Conference

Overview:

The MSE will be organizing a morning conference in order to officially launch the new Institutional Financial Securities Market (IFSM). The Conference will include a keynote speech by the Hon Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna as well as a panel involving significant stakeholders from the legal, capital and banking sectors. Key speakers will be Mr Richard Ambery, from the Managing Partners Group, who have significant experience in this line of business, and Dr Nick Curmi, from Ganado Advocates, who are considered to be experts in this field and were heavily involved in the creation of the new legislation governing this interesting area of the capital markets. The event will explore the opportunities created by this first fully Maltese operated securities market.

Attendance: By invitation. If you are interested in attending, please email events@borzamalta.com.mt

MASS conference about the new EU Shareholder Rights Directive

Date: 13-10-2017

Time: 15:00

Venue: The Carlson Suite, Radisson Blu, St Julians

Category: Conference

Overview:

The Malta Association of Small Shareholders (MASS) and the European Federation of Investors and Financial Services Users (Better Finance), with the support of the European Commission Representation in Malta, will be organising this conference about the New EU Shareholder Rights Directive. ((EU) 2017/828) which was adopted by the EU Parliament on 14 March this year and by the European Council on 3 April. This Directive has been described “a milestone in the EU corporate governance framework” helping to bring up to date corporate governance in the EU. The event is supported by the Malta Stock Exchange.

Attendance: Attendance is free of charge. Please email saviour.btt@gmail.com to book your place

The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) attended the 21st Annual Global Asset Backed Securities Conference in Barcelona.

Date: 06-06-2017 — 08-06-2017

Venue: Barcelona, Spain

Category: Conference

Overview:

The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) attended the 21st Annual Global Asset Backed Securities Conference in Barcelona.  The 2-day conference held between June 6-8 was attended by over 3500 professionals in the global ABS market, making it the largest annual European structured finance gathering. A contingent of Maltese professionals participated in the event led by Finance Malta and Ganado Advocates. The Malta Stock Exchange will soon be unveiling the Institutional Securities Market (ISM) which will cater to the listing of whole sale ABS securitized products. Mr. Cliff Pace Head of Compliance and Market Operations represented the Exchange at the conference and noted the real interest many participants had in Malta as a capital markets destination. The MSE is again expecting to participate next year, this time as Associate Sponsor, with a number of MSE staff participating.

iGaming Meets the Maltese Capital Market

Date: 28-04-2017

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Overview:

Participants will learn how the Malta Stock Exchange offers a well-regulated and highly cost effective listing solution. The seminar will offer an opportunity for iGaming executives to delve into the regulatory, tax and financing aspects of listing and raising capital in Malta. Participation for this seminar is free, however advanced registration is required.

Attendance: By registration

MiFID II Breakfast Briefing

Date: 21-04-2017

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Overview:

Thompson Reuters, in partnership with the Malta Stock Exchange, is pleased to invite you to attend a breakfast briefing to discuss the implications of MiFID II.

MiFID II represents a fundamental change for financial markets across a range of areas, requiring major implementation efforts, and a combination of comprehensive data and powerful analytics to comply.

Join Thompson Reuters to examine their leading solutions available to answer the key challenges around MiFID II

Attendance: By registration

CONNECTIVITY – Malta Stock Exchange Art Exhibition 2017

Date: 13-03-2017 — 21-04-2017

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange Premises

Overview:

For the second year running the Malta Stock Exchange, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility obligations is sponsoring an art exhibition within the Exchange building at the Garrison Chapel, Castille Place in Valletta. The Exhibition was officially opened by the Hon. Edward Scicluna MP - Minister for Finance on Friday 10 March 2017. The event was also addressed by the Chairman of the Exchange, Mr Joseph Portelli and by the Artist Curator, Mr Adrian Scicluna.

The Exhibition will run through to Friday 21 April 2017 and is open free of charge to the General Public on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 16:00hrs until 19:00hrs.

Attendance: Public

Malta Stock Exchange Art Exhibition Opening

Date: 10-03-2017

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Overview:

Following the enormous success of the first Art Exhibition organised at the Exchange between April and June 2016, the Malta Stock Exchange shall be repeating this on an annual basis, creating a unique and prestigious venue through which artists may exhibit their creations in line with the theme that will be chosen for the exhibition.

Attendance: By invitation

Fund Administration Seminar

Date: 16-02-2017

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Overview:

This event will be an opportunity for stakeholders in the fund industry to get together and identify options that will lead to a better value-creating framework for the listing of funds on the Malta Stock Exchange.

If you would like to be kept informed about the events organized by the Malta Stock Exchange please send an email to events@borzamalta.com.mt

Time: 14:00

Attendance: By invitation

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