Date: Monday, 17th November 2014
Time: 5.00 p.m.
Venue: The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise & Industry, 64, Republic Street, Valletta
The aim of this seminar is to give an overview of some of the recent developments that are taking place in the financial services sector namely the area of payments services and will be directed at local credit and financial institutions and other entities/professionals and students specialising in this field. It will focus on current discussions taking place at EU Level regarding the proposal of a second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), the implementation and effects of SEPA Regulation (EU Regulation 260/2012) and the Proposal for a Regulation on Interchange Fees for card-based transactions (referred to as ‘MIF’ Regulation).
This seminar will include a discussion initiated by a panel of speakers explaining the scope behind each of these legislative texts, their core features, the main changes that are likely to be brought in the EU market and in the local market including the banking sector in Malta, the impact on consumers and the way forward in addressing any present shortcomings in the local market.
Below is the seminar programme:
SEMINAR ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FINANCIAL SERVICES LEGISLATION:
PAYMENT SERVICES DIRECTIVE I & II, SEPA REGULATION & THE REGULATION ON INTERCHANGE FEES
Dr Yana Sammut (YEL) – Introductory Speech
Mr Herman Ciappara (CBM) – SEPA
Dr Glenna Montefort (MFSA) – PSD I & II
Mr Peter Sant (Malta Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise) – PSD I & II, SEPA, Interchange Fees Regulation from a financial services perspective
Mr Godwin Mangion (MCCAA) – PSD I & II, SEPA, Interchange Fees Regulation from a consumer perspective
Question Time/Panel Discussion
This event is free of charge and is open to credit and financial institutions, professionals, students and any other interested parties.
We look forward to hearing from you.