Lead Training Services

Sectoral Requirements and Regulations

Starting: 1st April 2019

Dates: 1st and 8th April 2019
Time: 17:30 till 20:45
ECTS credits: 1
Trainer: Dr Stefan-John Berry

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the module/unit the learner would have gained a general understanding of the purpose of the following legislations and applicable regulations:

  • Investment Services Act and Investment Services
  • Banking Act and the role of the European Banking Regulator
  • Financial Institutions Act and applicable regulations
  • Investor and Depositor Compensation Schemes and applicable regulations
  • Insurance Intermediaries Act and Insurance Intermediaries Rules
  • Insurance Business Act and Insurance Rules
    • MFSA Rules
  • An Intro on FinTech
  • Understand anti-money laundering and counter funding of terrorism requirements in terms of the local requirements
    • New AML/CFT Regulations
    • Regulations on the UBO registers
    • 4AMLD and subsequent Developments
    • Terrorism and Terrorist Financing

At the end of the module the learner will also be able to:

  • Prepare policies and procedures as required in terms of different regulations
  • Manage compliance risk in line with financial services regulations
  • Assess the level of applicability of regulations in line with the functions performance and licenses of the Company

Venue

Tower Training Centre
Lower Ground Floor, Tower Business Centre, Tower Street, Swatar, Malta. (view map)

(Free parking available at level minus 5)

Trainer

Dr Stefan-John Berry

By profession, Stefan is a lawyer with a specialisation in EU Commercial Law and over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He commenced his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and later joined Lombard Bank Malta plc, a well-established and highly reputable local retail credit institution, where he helped set upand consolidate the Compliance, Risk Management and MLRO functions. He then moved on to Middlesea Insurance plc (part of the MAPFRE Group, Spain), where he has provided Compliance and Company Secretarial services to Maltese insurance and reinsurance companies that passport their products in the European Union. Thereafter, Stefan served as Company Secretary, in-house Legal Counsel, Compliance Officer and MLRO with a number of MFSA-licenced institutions, authorised to passport their products and services to other EU Member States. Stefan is currently very involved in providing advisory services on Internal Controls for FinServ and FinTech licenced entities.

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