Due to the continued exceptional circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic that have created a challenging environment, an extension for the submission of the report containing Financial Account information relating to Reporting Year 2020 has been granted, to provide sufficient flexibility to such Reporting Malta Financial Institutions. In line with regulations 30, 41 and...
Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) finds that physical activity can help mitigate depression The research which was conducted across Europe including Malta reveals that different levels of physical activity can mitigate depression symptoms among older adults. A study by Cheval et al. with SHARE data provides a new perspective on the...
Results for last month reveal that overall, the Maltese were more pessimistic when compared to February. The consumer confidence index stood at -0.9 points and had fallen again in negative territory meaning that in balance, respondents are more pessimistic. The consumer confidence index has been deteriorating for the past 3 months after peaking in December,...
A research study conducted by EMCS for ĠEMMA EMCS was earlier this year commissioned by ĠEMMA Know, Plan, Act to conduct a survey to establish computer and mobile online usage, security awareness, online purchasing trends, scam awareness and the extent to which the Maltese population have experienced scams and fraud among other aspects. This research...
The new Company Service Providers (CSP) Rulebook, was published by the Malta Fnancial Services Authority (MFSA) this week, after a year long process and as a result of Moneyval. This in essence provides a workable regulatory framework for the updated CSP Act. CSPs requiring authorisation will be able to submit their applications to the Authority...