Upcoming Events

Course 311: Understanding Trusts

Date: 23-04-2018 — 26-04-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

Students will learn how trusts are legal relationship created by one party and places assets under the control of another party referred to as the trustee for the benefit of the beneficiary. Participants will learn the intricacies of trusts, and the legal and tax ramification of their setup. There will also be discussions related to how to properly craft trust deeds and articulate the powers of trustees. Also students will learn why trusts are formed such as for the protection of assets or estate planning and why trustee independence helps avoid any suggestion that the settlor continues to have control of the trust assets.

Attendance: By registration

Course 105: Principles of Good Customer Care

Date: 23-04-2018 — 24-04-2018

Time: 13:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

All organisations have customers and therefore rely on their front line as well as support staff to ensure that these customers receive the right level of service and attention.

It is critical that the customer experience is provided, and received, in line with expectations, brand and industry standards for those customers to show loyalty, and to pass on any positive recommendations to their family and friends. This course will outline the key principles of good customer care, how to ensure that service delivery is in line with the organisational goals, how to manage the processes, and how to measure the quality of service and level of customer care that your organisation is actually delivering.

Attendance: By registration

Course 411: Trading Foreign Exchange, Futures and Options

Date: 08-05-2018 — 21-05-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course aims to give participants a practical approach to trading foreign exchange, futures and options. It will cover the futures and foreign exchange markets in depth, along with trading tactics used by professional traders, including directional, option trading, delta neutral positioning, risk and money management principals, the psychology of trading, and portfolio management. The course will cover technical and fundamental analysis, inter and intramarket spread trading, and other trading strategies. The course also focuses on advanced option trading themes such as various option trading strategies, the Greeks, and managing an options trading book.

Attendance: By registration

Course 305: Multi-Currency, Corporate Allocations and Financial Analysis

Date: 14-05-2018 — 15-05-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course is designed for financial stakeholders who are involved in the accounting and finance functions of an organisation. This course will walk you through the basic business processes related to multi-currency, corporate allocations, and financial analysis. You will also be provided with information for managing multiple accounting currencies and performing multi-currency operations within financial management software.

Attendance: By registration

Course 315: An Introduction to Securitisation

Date: 22-05-2018 — 24-05-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

Securitisation legislation was introduced in Malta under the Securitisation Act of 2006 but has recently become a fast-growing niche within the country’s financial sector. This course will give participants an understanding of securitisation as a means of alternative finance and the basics of a securitisation transaction, the relevant Maltese and European Union legal framework and examples of how Maltese securitisation structures have been successfully used in practice.

Attendance: By registration

Course 322: Corporate Governance Workshop

Date: 23-05-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

The Thomson Reuters’ In-Person Compliance Learning Department developed the Corporate Governance Senior Management Workshop for Financial Institutions which was specifically put together to meet the needs of today’s Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering and Investigation professionals in Malta.

This program has been specifically put together to be an advanced discussion of the key issue of corporate governance in financial services.  The course will cover the key issues arising from key corporate governance codes.

Professionals who attend this program will benefit from the skills of Thompson Reuters’ Risk experts who are experienced practitioners and accomplished trainers with unique proficiency in the industry in the region.

Who should attend:

This course is ideal for anyone occupying mid-level, senior, or C-suite business, management or control functions within a regulated financial services firm:

  • Board member / director
  • Senior management
  • Company Secretaries
  • Managers involved in companies law, compliance or control functions
  • Anyone seeking a better understanding in corporate governance practices

All attendees will sit for an exam after the course, and those who pass will receive a certificate of completion in Corporate Governance for Senior Managers.  A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all attendees.

Fee:      US$1,230

Attendance: By registration

Course 323: Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Date: 24-05-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

The Thomson Reuters’ In-Person Compliance Learning Department developed the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive – Intermediate for Financial Institutions which was specifically put together to meet the needs of today’s Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering and Investigation professionals in Malta.

This program unfolds the latest local and international trends in fighting money laundering and presents techniques to minimize related risks.  It is delivered in the form of an advanced discussion around the key issues, challenges and solutions.

Professionals who attend this program will benefit from the skills of Thompson Reuters’ Risk experts who are experienced practitioners and accomplished trainers with unique proficiency in the industry in the region.

Who should attend:

This course is ideal for anyone occupying an intermediate business, management or control function within a regulated financial services firm:

  • Regulators, compliance professionals and MLROs
  • Banking and insurance professionals
  • Legal, risk, operational professionals
  • Lawyers and consultants
  • Anyone seeking a better understanding in corporate governance practices

All attendees will sit for an exam after the course, and those who pass will receive a certificate of completion in Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive – Intermediate.  A Certificate of Attendance awarded by Thomson Reuters will be issued to all attendees.

Fee:      US$1,230

Attendance: By registration

Course 312: Principles of Sound Corporate Governance

Date: 28-05-2018 — 30-05-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course will offer participants a foundation as to what best practices are in regards to sound corporate governance principles for both limited and publicly traded companies, and their boards and management. The course will offer a basic framework for sound, longterm- oriented corporate governance. Discussions will revolve around director and manager governance duties, formulating effective governance cultures, shareholder rights, public reporting, board leadership and independence, succession planning and management compensation, amongst other topics. Case studies, high profile governance mishaps and successes, along with methods for aligning stakeholder interests will be discussed thoroughly.

Attendance: By registration

Course 307: Compliance Monitoring & Reporting

Date: 31-05-2018

Time: 09:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

The two fundamental roles of the Compliance Officer is to advise and monitor the business being undertaken by the Licence Holder. The Compliance Officer is the regulator’s invisible arm in that it ensures that the institution’s business in 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 reporting same to 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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 319: An Introduction to Islamic Finance

Date: 04-06-2018 — 06-06-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course offer students an introduction into Islamic Finance which refers to a system of finance that is consistent with the principles of Sharia Law, which emphasises moral and ethical values in all dealings. Sharia prohibits the payment or acceptance of interest charges (Riba) for the lending and accepting of money, as well as carrying out trade and other activities that provide goods or services considered contrary to its principles. Islamic finance has the same purpose as conventional finance except that it operates in accordance with Islamic rules. Individuals taking this course will be provided with an introductory level to the principles and the modus operandi of this alternative system of finance.

Attendance: By registration

Course 306: Financial Markets Compliance and Regulation

Date: 11-06-2018 — 14-06-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 314: Understanding the Initial Public Offering Process

Date: 18-06-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

Participants will learn what is required to become a publicly listed company. This short course will cover the regulatory and listing process, the costs, exchange requirements, the best efforts underwing process and how to come about the right initial public offer (IPO) price. Students will learn what the compliance and corporate governess requirements will be for companies going through the IPO process. The course will also cover angel investing and how to come across the required seed capital from venture capitalists, banks, private placement and exchanges such as the Malta Stock Exchange’s Main Board and the Prospects venue which caters to the financing of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

Attendance: By registration

Course 100: An Introduction to the Financial Markets (English)

Date: 03-09-2018 — 11-09-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

Participants will learn the basic investing concepts, the many different variations of traditional investments available and which type of investments are most suitable for their needs. The course will delve into the history of the capital markets, their role in the economy, the different types of markets, and the activities of exchanges. Participants will also learn about the difference between bonds and equities, what they are, their special characteristics and terminology, how they are priced and the risks of owning such investments. Students will also learn about various investment styles such as value, growth, and fund investing. Students will be taught how to and why they should take a critical look at all investing options based on sound risk/reward assumptions.

Attendance: By registration

Course 101: An Introduction to ETFs and Funds (English)

Date: 24-09-2018 — 26-09-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 307: Compliance Monitoring & Reporting

Date: 25-09-2018

Time: 09:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

The two fundamental roles of the Compliance Officer is to advise and monitor the business being undertaken by the Licence Holder. The Compliance Officer is the regulator’s invisible arm in that it ensures that the institution’s business in 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 reporting same to 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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 308: Anti-Money Laundering

Date: 26-09-2018 — 26-09-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 321: Securitisation – Principles, Markets and Terms

Date: 01-10-2018 — 03-10-2018

Time: 09:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course aims to follow on from Course 315 - An Introduction to Securitisation, to further develop learning about the principal commercial drivers behind the issuance and structuring of and investment in asset-backed securities, using examples of both high performing and troubled transactions. The course will also examine demand from investors in the post-Credit Crunch and EU capital markets union environment where a significant proportion of transactions are both unlisted and unrated. In particular, the Lecturer will look at what sort of deals are most likely to get off the ground and which transactions are better suited to the commercial banking or private equity markets, rather than securitisation. There are important synergies between the ABS market and the Fintech sector; so the opportunities and challenges for P2P loan deals, for example, will be examined in more detail. The course will close with a short multiple choice test that will examine critical thinking as well as knowledge around securitisation.

Attendance: By registration

Course 100: An Introduction to the Financial Markets (Maltese)

Date: 01-10-2018 — 09-10-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

Participants will learn the basic investing concepts, the many different variations of traditional investments available and which type of investments are most suitable for their needs. The course will delve into the history of the capital markets, their role in the economy, the different types of markets, and the activities of exchanges. Participants will also learn about the difference between bonds and equities, what they are, their special characteristics and terminology, how they are priced and the risks of owning such investments. Students will also learn about various investment styles such as value, growth, and fund investing. Students will be taught how to and why they should take a critical look at all investing options based on sound risk/reward assumptions.

Attendance: By registration

Course 301: VAT in the Financial Services Industry

Date: 08-10-2018 — 10-10-2018

Time: 09:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 316: An Introduction to Structured Products

Date: 10-10-2018 — 12-10-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 317: An Introduction to Derivatives and Asset-Backed Securities

Date: 15-10-2018 — 17-10-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 203: Financial Statements Analysis

Date: 22-10-2018 — 26-10-2018

Time: 17:00

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 306: Financial Markets Compliance and Regulation

Date: 05-11-2018 — 08-11-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 320: The Role of The Board

Date: 05-11-2018 — 07-11-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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 emphasise on corporate governance principles, best practices and the interpretation of various provisions of the Companies Act.

Attendance: By registration

Course 307: Compliance Monitoring & Reporting

Date: 08-11-2018

Time: 09:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

The two fundamental roles of the Compliance Officer is to advise and monitor the business being undertaken by the Licence Holder. The Compliance Officer is the regulator’s invisible arm in that it ensures that the institution’s business in 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 reporting same to 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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 412: Fundamentals of Financial Markets Risk Management

Date: 19-11-2018 — 29-11-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

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.

Attendance: By registration

Course 103: An Introduction to Corporate Law (Maltese)

Date: 19-11-2018 — 22-11-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course will teach participants some foundational concepts relating to Maltese and European Union law. There has been a global trend towards more regulation, and companies must adhere to strict ethical and legal business practices so as not to jeopardize their corporate brand and business in general. The Maltese legal system blends Common and Civil law elements and students will learn concepts relating to contract law, competition and consumer law. There will also be other topics such as the differences between proprietorships, partnerships and limited liability companies, and topics relating to business best practises which will be discussed thoroughly.

Attendance: By registration

Course 100: An Introduction to the Financial Markets (English)

Date: 04-12-2018 — 12-12-2018

Time: 17:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

Participants will learn the basic investing concepts, the many different variations of traditional investments available and which type of investments are most suitable for their needs. The course will delve into the history of the capital markets, their role in the economy, the different types of markets, and the activities of exchanges. Participants will also learn about the difference between bonds and equities, what they are, their special characteristics and terminology, how they are priced and the risks of owning such investments. Students will also learn about various investment styles such as value, growth, and fund investing. Students will be taught how to and why they should take a critical look at all investing options based on sound risk/reward assumptions.

Attendance: By registration

Past Events

Course 605: Managing GDPR and its implications

Date: 19-04-2018

Time: 13:30

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into effect on 25th May 2018 has serious and long ramifications on the type of data that organisations keep, how it is stored and how long it is retained. This goes far beyond the Data Protection Act and it is important that participants are aware of the need to design and implement an effective data protection policy and management system. The workshop will enable participants to better understand this new regulation and identify, avoid and mitigate potential risks that exist in managing organisational data.

Attendance: By registration

Course 310: Fund Accounting and Administration

Date: 16-04-2018 — 18-04-2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Education

Overview:

This course aims to familiarise participants with all aspects of fund administration and will cover the fundamental purpose of fund accounting which is to handle administration for investment funds such as calculating net asset values, processing subscription and redemptions, reconciling expenses, amongst other duties. Funds have revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities, which must be reconciled and accounted for. Students will learn how fund administrators often advise fund managers on sub-fund setup, regulatory, compliance and operational issues and how they calculate NAVs, and many more administrative affairs. Participants will also learn about the many hedge fund strategies such as private equity, global macro, volatility arbitrage, equity long short and other strategies.

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.

WFE SME Conference

Date: 25-02-2018 — 26-02-2018

Time: 14:00

Venue: Malta Stock Exchange

Category: Conference

Overview:

The WFE is at the forefront of the industry debate on SME markets with its vibrant SME Working Group (SMEWG) consistently working on different issues in partnership with WFE Research, in addition to showcasing the considerable work that exchanges are doing worldwide. The WFE SME Conference will take place in Malta, starting on the evening of Sunday 25 February 2018, followed by the conference on the afternoon of Monday 26 February 2018, and concluding with a Gala Dinner that evening. At the Malta meeting, in addition to other SME topics, the WFE will launch its forthcoming research on the challenges and opportunities around listing family-owned businesses which are a key component of all thriving equity markets. Family firms have unique characteristics that impact the way they take decisions, conduct their business, and relate to their stakeholders and other companies. The WFE’s research will highlight some of these attributes; outline how these impact on financing decisions (including use of public equity markets); and identify steps market operators can take to enhance the attractiveness of markets for these firms. The WFE will also hold an in-person meeting of the WFE SME Working Group (SMEWG) on the morning of Monday 26 February, for members of the SMEWG only.

Attendance: By invitation

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

Securities admitted to the Prospects MTF are issued by small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Investment in smaller companies can involve greater risk than is generally associated with investment in larger more established companies and can result in significant capital losses. Securities issued by SMEs tend to be illiquid and investors should therefore seek appropriate advice before making any investment.

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