Introduction to Securitisation

Session Outline

Securitisation legislation was introduced in Malta under the Securitisation Act of 2006 but has recently become a fast-growing niche within the country’s financial sector.  This course will give participants an understanding of securitisation as a means of alternative finance and the basics of a securitisation transaction, the relevant Maltese and European Union legal framework and examples of how Maltese securitisation structures have been successfully used in practice.

Lecturer: Dr. Nicholas Curmi; GANADO Advocates

Nicholas Curmi heads GANADO Advocates’ Securitisation practice, where he regularly represents originators, arrangers, investors and trustees in securitisation transactions involving a variety of asset classes and has advised on several innovative deals that have made use of the unique benefits offered by Maltese securitisation vehicles. Nicholas was Co-Chair of the Malta EU Council Presidency Working Party on the EU Securitisation Regulation and was responsible for leading the technical negotiations on the Regulation on behalf of the EU Council. He is also a member of the Malta Stock Exchange’s External Advisory Board and is admitted to practise law in both Malta and New York.

Who should attend

Course attendees should have a good understanding of finance and the capital markets. The general public, students, compliance officers, portfolio managers, directors, industry practitioners, lawyers and accountants are encouraged to attend.

Venue, Date and Time

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

Wednesday 5th February, 2020
1530 – 1730hrs including a coffee break

Participation Fee

€ 70; cheques are payable to Institute of legal Studies Malta.


A certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants who attend the session.


If you are interested kindly use our online registration form.

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