Security: Understanding Mechanisms to Secure Obligations

Course Outline

This course is a unique opportunity for all bank employees, employees of financial institutions, practitioners and other interested persons   to familiarise and update themselves on the main mechanisms available under Maltese Law to secure obligations. The focus will be on the traditional modes of security and will focus on their use in everyday banking transactions.


Certificates of attendance will be issued to all participants who attend both lectures.

Venue and Dates

Institute of Legal Studies Tuition Centre, 19/12 Vincenti Buildings, Strait Street, Valletta VLT1432

21st and 26th March, 2013

Participation Fee

Regular Fee €60; Student Fee €40; cheques payable to Institute of Legal Studies Malta


To apply kindly use our online registration form.


Session 1 – Thursday 21st March, 2013; 1330 – 1530hrs
Session 2 – Tuesday 26th March, 2013; 1430 – 1630hrs

– Hypothecs, Privileges, and the importance of ranking;
– Suretyship and pledges:
Insurance proceeds;
Shares whether public or private, listed or not;
Bank accounts.
– Set-off
– Subrogation and Subordination.

Lecturers : Not. Dr. Dorianne Arapa; Dr. Leonard Bonello.

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