Tailor-made Legal Practice
based in Malta

Personal attention is one of our hallmarks.
You are not a number for us but someone we would like to
establish a relationship with.

About us

By choice, we are a small law office. This allows us to be responsive and efficient because we know that you would like to hear from us in the shortest time possible. We are approachable and not bureaucratic.

We believe in innovative thinking because we understand that legal issues can be addressed and resolved in a number of ways. We do not work with forms and templates but for us each project is different from the other. We want you to have a tailor-made solution rather than an off-the-shelf product.

Whether you are an individual client establishing a small company or a multinational forex broker, we promise the same level of dedication by our professionals. We believe in opportunities and in giving everyone the same treatment.

van Cutsem Wittamer Marnef & Partners​

News

We strive to bring you the latest updates relating to
developments in our practice areas.

Revised Application Forms for AIFs and UCITs

The Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) has revised the application forms for applicants seeking authorisation as Alternative Investment Funds (“AIFs”) and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (“UCITS

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Implementation of RTSs relating to the SFDR

The European Commission has recently adopted a Delegated Regulation (the “Regulation”) containing the regulatory technical standards to be observed by financial market participants and financial advisors. The Regulation should be followed when

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MFSA Report on SFDR Compliance

The Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) Report on Operational and Compliance Readiness by Financial Market Participants and Financial Advisers (the “Report”) has been issued following the MFSA’s first supervision exercise into th

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Guidance Note on the Money Laundering Reporting Officer

The role of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (“MLRO”) is arguably one of the most frequently asked about topics when it comes to questions directed to the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”). In the course of answering and

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Revisions to the Conduct of Business Rulebook

On the 14th February 2022, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) issued a circular notifying investment services providers of the changes carried out to the Conduct of Business Rulebook (the “Rulebook”), originally issued by the

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The Regulation of Crypto Funds in Malta

A crypto fund can be defined as a collective investment scheme managing a portfolio consisting mainly of cryptocurrencies. These types of funds are on the rise, mainly due to the rapid growth in value of several cryptocurrencies. The development o

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Listing and Approval of Prospectuses in Malta

On the 24th January 2021, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) issued a circular aimed at relevant stakeholders on the updates made to the procedures pertinent to applications for admissibility to listing and the approval of prospec

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The New Crowdfunding Rules

On the 25th January 2022, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) issued new Crowdfunding Rules (the “Rules”) which contain provisions regulating the operations of Crowdfunding Service Providers authorised by the MFSA. The Rules ma

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