Payment Services Course

Course Outline

The ideal course for professionals working within the payment services industry who want to understand the concepts behind payments and become aware of obligations that  payment institutions have with particular reference to those arising under the PSD2, the Financial Institutions Act, the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and other relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines.

Venue and Dates

Green Lounge A, The Phoenicia Malta, The Mall, Floriana FRN1478

4 Modules spread over 4 afternoon sessions (14:30 – 17:30)  

7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, May 2019

Module 1

  • Part 1 – Introduction to Payment Services
  • Part 2 – MFSA and its Structures, the Authorisation Process and ongoing Obligations

Module 2

  • Part 1 – The Financial Institutions Act, Rules and Regulations and anticipated Impact of PSD 2
  • Part 2 – CBM Directive No. 1

Module 3

  • Additional Obligations arising under Article 5 of PSD2 and related EBA/ECB Guidance

Module 4

  • Awareness of the Obligations arising under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act

Participation Fee

€75 per module or €250 for all modules| cheques payable to Institute of Legal Studies Malta

Registration

To apply kindly use our online registration form.

When booking an individual session, please indicate the number of the session in the box “other comments” in the registration form.

Certification

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants indicating the attended sessions.

Lecturers:

Leonard is a Partner within GANADO Advocates’ Banking and Finance team, assisting credit institutions, electronic money institutions and payment institutions in regulatory and other matters including ongoing capital markets issues. Leonard also assists financial institutions extensively in financing transactions and other banking operations. Leonard is also a visiting lecturer and examiner at the University of Malta.

 

 

Catherine is part of GANADO Advocates’ Banking and Finance team, assisting banks and financial institutions in financing transactions and other banking operations. Catherine also advises in relation to corporate governance issues, regulatory matters, retail banking and corporate and commercial matters. Before joining the firm, Catherine spent 16 years working with a large Maltese retail bank.

 

 

Paul forms part of GANADO Advocates’ Banking and Finance team, assisting banks and financial institutions extensively in regulatory matters. In particular, he advises clients on the licensing regime in Malta applicable to credit institutions and financial institutions, including on-going compliance with the various legislation applicable to payment services, electronic money and general banking activities. Before joining GANADO Advocates, Paul worked within the MFSA’s Authorisation Unit for 6 years.

 

 

Caroline is a Regulatory Advisor within GANADO Advocates’ Banking and Finance team, assisting banks and financial institutions extensively on various regulatory matters. In particular, she advises the firm’s clients on the licensing regime in Malta applicable to credit institutions and financial institutions, including on-going compliance with the various legislation applicable to payment services, electronic money and general banking activities. Caroline also assists clients in general corporate matters including corporate governance. Caroline has over 10 years banking experience working within the Banking Industry and with the MFSA.

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