FinanceMalta 10th Annual Conference 2017
Every year the annual FinanceMalta conference aims for new heights and new markets as it provides financial services practitioners and entities with the opportunity to network amongst peers and to keep updated with developments taking place in the financial services sector both locally and internationally.
The conference theme for 2017 is ‘Malta’s Financial Services Industry – Taking the Next Quantum Leap‘.
The conference will be chaired by Mr. Kenneth Farrugia, FinanceMalta Chairman, and will feature select local and international experts who will address delegates on contemporary and current topics affecting the financial services industry.
“Sustaining Growth Through Innovation, Malta’s leading financial services event, 9th Annual Conference. High profile speakers, workshops and industry players analysing the latest developments affecting financial services industry. Great pleasure attending the Conference.”
- Francesco Maffia, FORUM Foreign Business Professionals Malta
“Well done for the FM Conference organisation.”
- Juanita Brockdorff, KPMG
“Thanks for the invitation to the Annual Conference, which I found very interesting, and well done for the professional organisation of the event.”
- Ivan Ebejer, European Commission Representation in Malta
“The conference was very good and very well attended.”
- John Borg Olivier, Citco (Malta) Limited
“Many thanks to the FinanceMalta team for the hard work you must have put in at the Annual Conference, I thought it was superbly organized and both the networking and conference events were thoroughly enjoyable.”
- Alex Denaro, Equinoxe
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Wednesday 17th May 2017
18:00 – 20:00 Pre-Conference Networking Reception
Venue: Blue Elephant, Portomaso
Sponsor: Castille Resources Ltd.
Thursday 18th May 2017
(The programme is subject to changes. Times TBC)
Kenneth Farrugia – FinanceMalta Chairman
Malta – The New Frontier in Financial Services?
Speaker: Hon. Dr Emmanuel Mallia, Minister for Competitiveness and Digital, Maritime and Services Economy, Malta
Leveraging the Commonwealth’s Economic and Business Potential
Speaker: The Rt Hon Lord Marland of Odstock
Speaker: Hon. Dr Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta
The UK, Brexit and Malta: Implications and Opportunities for the UK and Malta
Regulatory Proportionality in the EU
Blockchain, Fintech – Bitcoin and Crytocurrency
Speaker: Steve Tendon
Blockchain and the Maltese Economy – A Testing Ground Opportunity? (Panel session)
The Resurgence of Securitisation – Leveraging Malta’s Opportunities
Jeremy Leach – Managing Partners Group (MPG)
Nicholas Curmi – GANADO Advocates
Workshops: choose your preferred workshop
Workshop A – INTERNATIONAL PENSIONS BUSINESS – GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES
Keynote Speaker: Mr Karl Micallef – Curmi & Partners Ltd.
Mr Karl Micallef – Curmi & Partners Ltd.
Workshop B – CREATING AN ENVIRONMENT FOR ENTREPREUNERS THROUGH CROWDFUNDING, PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL BUSINESSES
Sponsored by Active Services Malta
Keynote Speaker: Ms Julie Meyer – Ariadne Capital
Moderator: Ms Julie Meyer
Mr Brian Horsepool
Ms Beata Young
Ms Deborah Webster
Ms Brigitte Baumann – Go Beyond
Workshop C – MALTA’S FINTECH STRATEGY
Keynote Speaker: Mr Abdalla Kablan
Mr Simon Azzopardi – Tain and Able
Mr Joseph Sultana – Ascent Software
Mr Abdalla Kablan
Dr Antonio Ghio – Fenech & Fenech Advocates
The Business and Operations of the 4th AML Directive
Introduction and Moderator: Ms Juanita Bencini
Mr Alfred Zammit – Deputy Director, FIAU
Speaker: Mr Patrick Young
Hon. Prof Edward Scicluna – Minister for Finance
End of Conference
What does the FinanceMalta Annual Conference offer?
Have a glimpse into our 9th Annual Conference to see the benefits provided to financial services practitioners and entities; a unique opportunity to connect with developments taking place in the financial services sector worldwide in order to achieve a high level of excellence in their day-to-day work practices and methodologies.
The conference will be chaired by Mr. Kenneth Farrugia, Chairman of FinanceMalta and will include a number of selected local and international experts who will address the participants on current everyday topics affecting the financial services industry.
If you are interested in sponsoring the FinanceMalta Annual Conference, contact us
Managing Partners Group (MPG) is a multi-faceted investment house that specialises in managing alternative asset classes for institutions and sophisticated investors and is a market leader in structuring and managing mutual funds and securitisation vehicles.
MPG manages a wide range of financial products that principally invest in property, life settlements, absolute return and hedge fund asset classes. The group has offices in Malta, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom and is recognised by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority as an asset manager where it manages a number of collective investment schemes and regulated mutual funds, and in Switzerland as a Regulated Asset Management Company, where its specialist team focus on intuitional investment advice and discretionary management.
MPG currently manages funds with a gross value of $500m and two notified securitisation cell companies mandated to undertake over €500m of issuance in 2017. Underlying issuers range from fintech businesses in marketplace lending, alternative energy and commercial real estate portfolios.
Linedata is a global solutions provider, dedicated to the investment management and credit community, with close to 1250 employees in 20 offices across the globe. Linedata has been at the service of the financial industry from day one, and applies its market and client insight to provide innovative and flexible mission-critical software and services that help its clients grow in over 50 countries. As a pioneer for over 15 years with the set-up of SaaS infrastructure for the financial industry, Linedata remains committed to this model throughout the global financial community and for its full range of products. Headquartered in France, Linedata achieved revenues of EUR 166.8 million in 2016. Linedata is listed on Euronext Paris compartment B FR0004156297-LIN – Reuters LDSV.LN – Bloomberg LIN:FP.
Kane LPI Solutions (Malta) Ltd
Fenech & Fenech Advocates
Established in 1891, Fenech & Fenech Advocates is a leading full service law firm providing value-driven, tailored legal services across all practice areas, including corporate and commercial law, M&A transactions, financial services, tax, immigration, trusts and foundations, aviation, intellectual property, ICT, maritime law and marine litigation, yachting, employment and environmental law. The Fenlex group, the firm’s trust and corporate services provider, is a leader in its field, offering the full range of services relative to companies, trusts and foundations, including accountancy, tax and VAT compliance. The firm’s Financial Services Department handles a wide range of matters, including asset management, licensing and regulatory issues and provides a full service offering to clients with the support of other departments, such as the firm’s Tax Department.
Camilleri Preziosi Advocates
A leading Maltese law firm with a commitment to deliver an efficient service to clients by combining technical excellence with a solution-driven approach to the practice of law. Camilleri Preziosi is a specialised practice, advising on domestic and international transactions with a focus on corporate and commercial law, and the financial services sector. The firm provides both transactional and regulatory advice and assistance to clients. We take a multi-disciplinary approach to our practice and all our lawyers advise across a broad range of areas, which enables us to give practical and effective advice to clients.
KONNEKT Search & Selection
KONNEKT Search & Selection is Malta’s leading professional Recruitment Agency, housing a team of 30+ driven professionals who work tirelessly to provide a top-notch service to clients and candidates alike. Through its extensive experience in recruitment, KONNEKT has developed a strong methodology for identifying and selecting outstanding talent in order to ensure a long-lasting and rewarding relationship between the company and the ideal candidate. Moreover our work ethic has earned us the trust of a wide network of over 40,000 candidates who are looking to start or progress in their careers. We recruit for positions across different functions, including Administration, Manufacturing, Engineering, Human Resources, Marketing, Digital Media and Sales. In addition, we have set up specialised recruitment teams for recruitment in the Finance & Legal and IT & iGaming industries.
Pre-Conference Networking Event Sponsors
Castille Resources is the Specialist Recruitment Agency for Tech, Legal, Finance & Accountancy Jobs in Malta. Years of specialisation have given Castille the possibility to work with leading local and international businesses in Malta. We work hard to gain a unique insight into our professional network and provide our client businesses with recommended talent. This is based on our expert knowledge in our specialist disciplines and on our experience with the businesses and industries we service. Our current areas of expertise are Executive Search, Audit, Tax & Advisory, Accountancy, Legal & Compliance, Financial Services, Tech and Digital Media & Marketing.
Workshop ASponsorship still available
Workshop BSponsored by Active Services (Malta) Ltd
Workshop CSponsorship still available
- Avanzia Taxand is Taxand Malta and provides a comprehensive range of tax advisory and tax compliance services as well as a variety of specialist corporate services to its extensive array of international clients. Named ‘Malta Tax Firm of the Year’ by the International Tax Review in 2009, 2013 and 2016.
- South Risk Partners