Thursday 25 July 2013

Binary Options in Malta

Binary Options and their status as MiFID Instruments: A closer look

We've realized there is a lack of useful information available with respect to the recent developments regarding the treatment of binary options as MiFID instruments. Many are now aware of MFSA's recent announcement, but there is much to be discussed and absorbed, and there are exciting opportunities both for entrepreneurs as well as for Malta as a jurisdiction. We've put up a detailed publication on our website focusing on binary options in Malta, this should be useful for anyone who is interested in learning more about the recent developments and their potential implications.

Get in touch if you would like to discuss Malta Binary Options in further detail.

Saturday 20 July 2013

MFSA Issues Binary Options Circular

The fledgling binary options industry in Malta has received an important boost as the MFSA has issued a circular providing that binary options fall to be regulated under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. The development is expect to drive binary options business to the jurisdiction, as the increased legal clarity and potential passporting opportunities will inevitably make Malta a more attractive domicile for such business.

You can read more about  about the circular here:

Binary Options in Malta

As always, get in touch if you would like to discuss binary options in further detail.

Charles Cassar,
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, Malta law firm

Thursday 11 July 2013

Setting up an AIFM / AIF in Malta

The MFSA in Malta is now accepting applications for the set-up  of AIF and AIFMD. In this context, we've put together a comprehensive set of resources of anyone looking to set up an AIFM or AIF in Malta.

You can find the relevant materials on our website:

Charles Cassar
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, Malta