Lugano Fund Forum 2016

Finanz-Fund Services Ltd to Exhibit at the Lugano Fund Forum 2016

Finanz-Fund Services will be Exhibiting at the sixth edition of one of the most important event focused on Asset Management, Investment Tools (covered warrants, certificates, ETF, structured bonds, unit linked …) and Fundamental Analysis, organized in Switzerland and Northern Italy. Date:               22 & 22 November 2016 Time:               08:30 – 17:30 Venue:            Palazzo Dei Congressi (Lugano)   If you […]

Read More
finance-malta-conference

Finanz Fund Services Ltd. to Exhibit at FinanceMalta Annual Conference 2016

This year’s annual conference organised by Finance Malta for the 9th consecutive year is entitled Malta’s Financial Services Industry – Sustaining Growth through Innovation. Finanz Fund Services Ltd. as one of the players on the financial services market, will be one of the exhibitors present at this event. Each year, this event is highly awaited […]

Read More

Changes to the Investment Services Rules

Circular to the financial services industry on changes to the Investment Services Rules following the transposition of the UCITS V Directive The MFSA announces the publication of the following regulations issued in terms of the Investment Services Act, 1994: (a) Investment Services Act (Control of Assets) (Amendment) Regulations, 2016 [L.N. 113 of 2016]; (b) Investment Services Act […]

Read More

Finanz-Fund Services Ltd is the Networking Sponsor of Finance Malta Swiss Event 2016

Finanz-Fund Services Ltd is the Networking Sponsor of Finance Malta Swiss Events 2016 – Malta’s Value Proposition for the Asset Management Industry – that will take place on 5 April in Geneva & 6 April in Zürich. Date: 5 April 2016 Time: 15:00 – 19:45 Venue: Mandarin Oriental, Quai Turrettini 1, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland Download Programme Date: 6 April 2016 Time: 08:45 […]

Read More

Finanz Fund Services – A New Player in the Fund Services Market

As Malta continues to reconfirm itself as a stable and attractive European fund domicile, CSB Group and Treppides Fund Services Ltd have collaborated to create Finanz-Fund Services Ltd. Through a partnership-driven model, Finanz Fund Services will be providing comprehensive fund services solutions with the aim of suiting the requirements of a wide client-base. The main […]

Read More

Licensing of a Collective Investment Scheme

Investment Services in Malta are regulated by the Investment Services Act (“ISA”) (Cap. 370 of the Laws of Malta) as amended by Act XVII of 2002. This law sets out the regulatory framework for the licensing of Collective Investment Schemes (“CISs”). This process will fall under the scope of the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) […]

Read More

Defining Collective Investment Schemes (“CIS”)

The Investment Services Act defines a Collective Investment Scheme (“CIS”) is a scheme or arrangement which have as their object the collective investment of capital acquired by means of an offer of units for subscription, sale or exchange and which, additionally, also possesses any one of the following characteristics: The scheme or arrangement operates according to […]

Read More

UCITS Funds

UCITS Schemes are retail collective investment schemes that comply with the “Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities” Directive. Finanz Fund Services, together with our affiliates, offer hands-on experience in the licensing process, administration and accounting of a Malta UCITS Scheme. STRUCTURES Maltese law distinguishes between the different types of structures in which a UCITS […]

Read More

Alternative Investment Funds (“AIFs”)

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”) is a 2011 EU Directive regulating the marketing and management of funds, excluding UCITS funds, within the EU. The AIFMD and its regulation was transposed within the Investment Services Act in July of 2013. The Directive defines an AIF as: “A collective investment scheme, including sub-funds thereof, which […]

Read More