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The Malta Funds Industry Association issues a Newsletter on a quarterly basis with a view to update professionals in the local financial services sector with the latest developments in the funds industry supplemented with the views of experts from different business areas namely fund management and administration, banking, accountancy and legal.

Past issues of the Newsletters can be downloaded from the links below. Should you wish to receive the Newsletter by email, kindly send your request to




Newsletter Issue 7

- Custody Services in Malta

- Similarities and Differences between

- Hedge Funds and UCITS Funds

- 10 Key Considerations in Choosing a Fund Domicile

- AIFM Directive and potential benefits for Malta



Newsletter Issue 6                  

- Focus on the Malta Funds Industry

- Key Information Document under UCITS IV

- EFAMA/ KPMG’s European Investment Management Practice UCITS IV Report Finds Numerous Tax

Roadblocks to Harmonised European Fund Industry

- Strong showing for Financial Services in Global Competitiveness Report





Newsletter Issue 5

- Malta’s Fund Industry in 2010, General Market Observations

- 26% Asset Growth in Malta-domiciled funds

- Private Banking & Asset Management Roundtable





Newsletter Issue 4

- Strong Growth Traction for Malta’s Investment Funds Industry

- Master-Feeder under UCITS IV

- MFSA issues Guidance Notes, The use of Side Pockets by CISs

- EFAMA and IMMFA welcome Pan-European Definition of Money Market Fund

- Distribution of Malta-domiciled funds in Singapore





Newsletter Issue 3

- Re-Domiciliation of Funds

- Malta - a flourishing domicile for hedge funds

- MFSA issues Shariah Fund Guidance Note

- MFSA signs a memorandum of understanding with the China Securities Regulatory Commission


Newsletter Issue 2

- What makes Malta Different, Unique success factors

- The AIFM Directive and third country managers

- MFIA holds industry seminar



Newsletter Issue 1

- Islamic Finance

- New MFIA Website

- From Strength to Strength

- MFIA at the FTE Conference at the London Stock Exchange

- Malta Funds Industry Association holds Annual General Meeting

- Malta Funds Industry Association Holds Annual Seminar