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.

Compliance Risk Assessment

We touched upon the obligation of the Compliance Function to conduct a risk assessment in our write up concerning the Compliance Monitoring Program, highlighting that such program should be grounded on the assessment of the relevant major risk fac

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Common Supervisory Action on Product Governance Rules

The Conduct Supervision Function within the Malta Financial Services Authority is currently conducting a number of focused on-site inspections at investment firms to assess the application of product governance rules adopted by the selected firms.

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The Effectiveness of the Compliance Function

The ultimate purpose of the monitoring and reporting obligations allocated to the Compliance Function is to ensure that the compliance risks inherent in the investment activities and services undertaken by the regulated entity are duly mitigated a

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Compliance Report – What to report on!

As part of its responsibility to ensure that the Company complies with its obligations under MiFID II, the senior management must ensure that the compliance function fulfils the requirements set out in Article 22 of the MiFID Delegated Regulation.

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Compliance Monitoring Program

The scope of the Compliance Monitoring Program is to analyse and suggest methods which will be applied throughout the compliance year in order to ensure the compliance of the company with legislation, rules and regulations applicable to entities l

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ESMA – Public Statement on Reverse Solicitation

On the 13th January 2021, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) issued a public statement reminding firms falling under MiFID II on the requirements applicable to the provision of investment services to retail or professional

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