This information session is targeted at US-based companies wanting to expand their business in the EU. Aimed at firms operating within the US fund management community, the event will bring together funds, fund managers and other professionals within the fund business who want to explore alternative models and understand the opportunities and legal implications such models may have on their current business.


08:30 – 09:00 Registration 09:00 – 09:10 Welcome Address 09:10 – 09:30 Introducing Malta and its Asset management industry - Kenneth Farrugia, Chairman, FinanceMalta 09:30 – 10:30 Session 1: Marketing to EU Investors Regulatory considerations for marketing in the EU; Passporting or private placement; Marketing strategy to European investors and reverse solicitation; Onshore presence versus EU member state of reference Introduction: Andre Zerafa – Partner, GANADO Advocates Panel: Andre Zerafa – Partner, GANADO Advocates (Moderator) Joe Vittoria – CEO, Mirabella Financial Services LLP Adam de Domenico - Founder & CEO, Cordium Malta 10:30 – 10:50 Networking Coffee Break 10:50 – 11:50 Session 2: Setting up Fund Structures in Europe Legal forms – limited partnerships, SICAVs, investment companies; Types of fund vehicles – PIFs, AIFs, NAIFs; Service provisioning – depositories, administrators, fund managers, auditors Introduction: Sarah Camilleri – Director, KPMG Malta Panel: Sarah Camilleri – Director, KPMG Malta (Moderator) Andre Zerafa – Partner, GANADO Advocates 11:50 – 12:00 Closing Remarks 12:00 – 13:00 Light lunch and refreshments


Date and Time

Date: Thursday 8th December - 2016
Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm


TBC – New York City

Address: New York City

About our Sponsors


This seminar is free to attend; kindly register through the website. For any queries please contact info@financemalta.org.