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.

Classes under the revised CSP Regime

The Company Service Providers Act, Cap 529 of the Laws of Malta, as revised by Act L of 2020, extends the requirement of authorisation to persons that had previously been exempted from authorisation and supervision from the Malta Financial Service

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CSP Exemption Notification

On the 16th March 2021, the Legal Notice 105 of 2021, Company Service Providers (Exemptions) Regulations, 2021 came into force. These regulations identify persons who are exempt from obtaining authorisation is terms of the Company Service Provider

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Compliance Supervision of Fund Managers

In 2020, as part of its oversight and prudential supervision, the Securities and Markets Supervision function within Malta Financial Services Authority (the “MFSA”) carried out several onsite visits to the offices of companies involved in inve

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Monitoring through Compliance Visits

As part of its monitoring role, the Compliance Function should carry out frequent onsite visits at the offices of the regulated entity the compliance of which is under its responsibility. For the purpose of these compliance visits and their freque

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Non-performing loans and COVID-19 related Moratoria

On the 6th April 2021, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) issued a publication predominantly directed to credit institutions, highlighting that due to the COVID-19 pandemic many businesses and households have experienced financial

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Outsourcing of Compliance Function

Subject to certain limitations and requirements, including the existence of objective reasons, where applicable, the regulated entities are allowed to outsource the carrying out of compliance tasks to third parties. It is practice that in order to

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Permanence of the Compliance Function

Most of the applicable laws and regulations require the regulated entities to ensure that the Compliance Function performs its tasks and responsibilities on a permanent basis. These entities are expected to have a Compliance Function in office at

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