Why Become a Member

FinanceMalta membership is open to entities operating within the financial services and legal industry and those contributing to the growth that Malta’s financial services industry is experiencing through the work of FinanceMalta

We welcome applications from entities who would like to join the FinanceMalta community, participate in our initiatives and support efforts to promote Malta as an International Financial Centre of repute.

The entities operating in the following fields are eligible to apply provided that they meet the necessary criteria as established in the links below: Accounting/Auditing; Banks& Financial Institutions; Corporate Services; Collective Investment Schemes; Fund Administrators; Listed & Public Companies; Insurance; Investment Services; Law Firms; Management Consultancy; Pensions; Trustees & Fiduciaries, and Taxation.

Entities in the following sectors are also welcome to become FinanceMalta members: Accommodation & Hospitality; Business & Professional Services; Education; Fintech; Logistics / Freight Forwarding; Media Organisations; Real Estate; Recruitment Services; Telecommunications & IT, and Travel & Transport.

Membership tiers are according to the company headcount. Please select the appropriate tier when applying.

Process of applying for membership

  • Companies must apply and pay for membership online.
  • Membership with FinanceMalta is strictly subject to approval by FinanceMalta management.

Suspension or Expulsion from Membership

Management will have the power to suspend or expel a member if it deems that such membership will tarnish Malta’s reputation as a robust financial centre. The MFSA’s decision to suspend a license will be sufficient evidence for FinanceMalta to act accordingly. The ‘member’ will have no right to contest or challenge FinanceMalta’s decision. Any prepaid membership fees for the year in which such suspension/ expulsion has occurred will be forfeited and the company will have no right to reimbursement.

FinanceMalta Memberships

FM Membership

1-10

employees

This membership type is suitable for small organisations.

€250.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

11-50

employees

This membership type is suitable for small to medium organisations.

€400.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

51-100

employees

This membership type is suitable for medium sized organisations.

€500.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

101-150

employees

This membership type is suitable for medium to large sized organisations.

€600.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

151-200

employees

This membership type is suitable for large sized organisations.

€700.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

201+

employees

This membership type is suitable for large corporations.

€950.00 / 1 year

Apply

FinanceMalta Memberships

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FM Membership

1-10

employees

This membership type is suitable for small organisations.

€250.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

11-50

employees

This membership type is suitable for small to medium organisations.

€400.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

51-100

employees

This membership type is suitable for medium sized organisations.

€500.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

101-150

employees

This membership type is suitable for medium to large sized organisations.

€600.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

151-200

employees

This membership type is suitable for large sized organisations.

€700.00 / 1 year

Apply
FM Membership

201+

employees

This membership type is suitable for large corporations.

€950.00 / 1 year

Apply
Benefits

All FinanceMalta members can benefit from the following opportunities

International Event Opportunities

International Event Opportunities

Regular opportunities to attend events as a delegate or speaker and showcase your firm on the international scene under the umbrella of FinanceMalta.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship preference for events organised by FinanceMalta

Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Direct access to the experience and knowledge of fellow members through online material and business networking events

Marketing and PR Initiatives

Marketing and PR Initiatives

Attend partner seminars, training and workshops on a wide range of specialist subjects at heavily discounted rates; some events are complimentary and include CPE hours

Business Directory Listing

Business Directory Listing

Have your company profile with logo and contact details in the FinanceMalta online membership directory, including a link to own website

Brand & Event Promotion

Brand & Event Promotion

Ongoing opportunities to generate brand and event awareness among FinanceMalta members and third-party affiliates, both locally and internationally

Access to the ‘Members only’ section of the FinanceMalta website

Access to the ‘Members only’ section of the FinanceMalta website

Opportunity to publish white papers and articles on our website, and to contribute articles to the quarterly FinanceMalta Insight newsletter distributed both locally and internationally

Updated Information

Updated Information

Receive regular updates, newsletters, and publications on relevant issues within the financial services industry in Malta

Influencer Opportunities

Influencer Opportunities

Influence the market, regulators and law makers through FinanceMalta’s lobbying activities underpinned by the strength of our membership, and founding associations

Eligibility

We welcome applications from such corporate entities who would like to join the FinanceMalta community, participate in our initiatives and support efforts to promote Malta as an International Financial Centre of repute. The entities operating in the following fields are eligible to apply:

Accommodation & Hospitality
 
Accounting / Auditing

Firms licensed by the Accountancy Board in Malta to provide accounting or auditing services. The firm’s name should appear on the Accountancy Board’s register.

 
Banks & Financial Institutions

Credit institutions licensed by the MFSA in terms of the Banking Act (Cap. 371 – Laws of Malta) and branches of EEA credit institutions, as well as financial institutions that are licensed by the MFSA in terms of the Financial Institutions Act (Cap. 376 – Laws of Malta). (Financial Institutions include three types of licence: Payment Institutions, Electronic Money Institutions and other Financial Institutions.)

Business & Professional Services
 
Corporate Services

All entities based in Malta that provide some type of corporate service including the incorporation of Maltese companies, ship & yacht registration, re-domiciliation of companies to Malta, company directorship and management services in Malta, company secretarial services, back office support and administration from Malta, payroll services in Malta, and opening of bank accounts.

 
Collective Investment Schemes

Any Collective Investment Scheme licensed under the Investment Services Act (Cap. 370 – Laws of Malta).

Education
 
Fintech

Firms involved in the financial technology space

 
Fund Administration

Firms recognised by the MFSA to provide fund administration services in terms of Section 9A of the Investment Services Act (Cap. 370 – Laws of Malta). [Fund Administrators, RICCs]

 
Institutions & Public Companies

These include companies registered with the Registrar of Companies and admitted to listing by the Listing Authority, as well as public institutions.

 
Insurance

These include insurance companies licensed under the Insurance Business Act (Cap 403 – Laws of Malta) and Insurance Intermediaries Act (Cap. 487 – Laws of Malta), affiliated insurance companies, reinsurance companies, protected cell companies, enrolled insurance agents, insurance brokers and insurance managers; registered individuals including agents, brokers, managers and tied insurance intermediaries, as well as European Insurance Undertakings having a place of establishment in Malta.

 
Investment Services

All companies licensed by the MFSA under the Investment Services Act, CAP 370 of the Laws of Malta including Investment Services Providers [Category 1a, Category 1b, Category 2 including Asset Managers, Category 3 including multilateral trading facilities, and Category 4 trustees or custodians]

  • Category 1a – Licence Holders authorised to receive and transmit orders in relation to one or more instrument and, or provide investment advice and, or place instruments without a firm commitment basis but not hold or control Clients’ Money or Customers’ Assets.
  • Category 1b – Licence Holders authorised to receive and transmit orders, and/or provide investment advice and/or place instruments without a firm commitment basis solely for Non-Private Customers but not to hold or control Clients’ Money or Customers’ Assets.
  • Category 2 – Licence Holders authorised to provide any Investment Service, and hold or control Clients’ Money or Customers’ Assets, but not to operate a multilateral trading facility or deal for their own account or underwrite and/or place financial instruments on a firm commitment basis
  • Category 3 – Licence Holders authorised to provide any Investment Service including operating a multilateral trading facility, to hold and control Clients’ Money or Customers’ Assets and to deal for their own account or underwrite and / or place financial instruments on a firm commitment basis.
  • Category 4 – Licence Holders authorised to act as trustees or custodians of Collective Investment Schemes
 
Law Firms

A partnership or association between advocates and includes an advocate who is a sole practitioner. ‘Partnership’ means a civil partnership made up of lawyers whether or not formally constituted. ‘Association’ means any association between advocates in the exercise of the profession and includes a cost sharing arrangement.

Logistics / Freight Forwarding
 
Management Consultancy

Firms that provide consultancy services related to the management of legal entities.

Media Organisations
 
Pensions & Retirement

These include Asset Managers, Retirement Fund Administrators, Retirement Fund Custodians, Retirement Funds, Retirement Scheme Administrators and Retirement Schemes, as licensed by the MFSA under the Special Funds (Regulation) Act (Cap. 450 – Laws of Malta).

Real Estate
Recruitment Services
 
Tax Services

Firms that provide tax advice as a specialist service.

Telecommunications & IT
Travel & Transport
 
Trustees and Fiduciaries

Trustees, Administrators of foundations and other entities that are authorised to provide fiduciary services by the MFSA under the Trusts and Trustees Act (Cap. 331 – Laws of Malta).