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Malta exchange approved to list insurance-linked securities

The Malta Stock Exchange has been approved by its regulators to launch an Institutional Financial Securities Market (IFSM), which would enable any insurance-linked securities (ILS) issued in the country to be listed in Malta.The IFSM will be open to issuers of securities which fall under Malta's Wholesale Securities Market rules, read the full article →

Malta VAT rule change increases reinsurance SPV efficiency

An amendment to Malta's laws that extends a value added tax (VAT) exemption to include authorised reinsurance special purpose vehicles (RSPV's) set up in Malta will help to ensure the islands insurance-linked securities (ILS) framework is as attractive as possible to potential registrants of such vehicles.Efficiency is key in the read the full article →

Malta completes its Securitisation Cell Company regs, ready for ILS

Malta, a domicile targeting the insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bond and reinsurance convergence sector, has now completed its Securitisation Cell Company regulations which bring together the special purpose reinsurer concept with protected cells.Malta launched its ambitions to become a domicile for the ILS and cat bond sector in 2013, before read the full article →

Malta’s Securitisation Cell Company regulation for ILS near completion

Malta, one of the domiciles targeting the insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bond and reinsurance convergence sector, has nearly completed its new regulations which will bring together the special purpose reinsurer concept with protected cells.Malta launched its ambitions to become a domicile for the ILS and cat bond sector in 2013, read the full article →

Malta seeks to unite special purpose reinsurers with protected cells

Malta, which is seeking to become a domicile for the insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bond and reinsurance convergence sector, has launched a proposal which aims to bring together the special purpose reinsurer concept with protected cells.The southern European country launched its ambitions to become a domicile for the ILS and read the full article →

Malta ready to host ILS and catastrophe bond issuers

Malta is now ready to act as a domicile for insurance-linked securities (ILS) and catastrophe bond issuers after regulations governing the formation and domicile of Reinsurance Special Purpose Vehicles (RSPV) were finalised and came into law.The new law came into effect on the 27th December when the regulations were published read the full article →

Malta targets ILS with Special Purpose Reinsurance Vehicle (SPRV) legislation

The southern European country of Malta is targeting the insurance-linked securities (ILS), catastrophe bond and reinsurance convergence sector with a legislative effort to put in place a legal framework allowing for the formation and domicile of Special Purpose Reinsurance Vehicles (SPRV) in Malta.The Malta Financial Services Authority (the MFSA) put read the full article →