AIFMD: MFSA’s 37 Co-Operation Agreements

By means of circular dated 12th March 2014, the MFSA informed the financial services industry that it has signed co-operation agreements with the non-EU securities regulators of the following countries:

  • Albania
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dubai
  • Egypt
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Guernsey
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Kenya
  • Labuan
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Republika Srpska
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States of America

These agreements allow the exchange of information between the MFSA and the relevant non-EU supervisors thus, theoretically, enabling fund managers from such non-EU states to market alternative funds within Malta.

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