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M23051 - An Introduction to Local Capital Markets’ (Online)

  • 12 Jul 2023
  • 09:30 - 11:30
  • Online Webinar


Registration is closed
Registration Time: 09:15
Sessions Time: 09:30 - 11:30  no break
Speakers: Dr Beppe Degiorgio & Dr Nick Curmi
Venue: Online Webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €28
Non-MIA Members: €50.00
Retired Members: €15.00
Students: €20.00

This course will provide an introduction to basic capital markets concepts, the fundamental considerations that a company needs to keep in mind before going public, and the benefits of listing, including as an alternative means financing to traditional bank finance. Participants will be also given a general understanding of the listing process, the various parties involved and all the relevant regulatory requirements that issuers must comply with, both prior to listing and on an ongoing basis. Practical examples will be provided throughout the course to better illustrate the issues being discussed.


Rationale of accessing the capital markets and a general overview of the process.


Finance directors, CFOs, CEOs, Board Members, Senior Management


The session will offer practical insights into the local capital market and its benefits, including as an alternative means financing to traditional bank finance.

    Speakers' Profiles

    Dr Beppe Degiorgio forms part of Ganado Advocates’ capital markets practice, regularly assisting clients wishing to raise finance on the capital markets, both through listings on Maltese and foreign exchanges, as well as through private placement of securities. In this regard, Beppe regularly helps clients choose the financing route most suitable to their needs, assists in the drafting of offering documentation, as well as the drafting of agreements and contracts required for quick and cost-effective financing. In addition, Beppe also assists listed entities comply with their continuing obligations and regularly deals with the MFSA on their behalf.
    Beppe also advises on securitisation and structured finance transactions, assisting clients in the formation and servicing of securitisation SPVs and the drafting of all ancillary documentation.
    As a direct consequence of the firm’s position in the blockchain sphere as a prime legal mover, Beppe has also assisted a number of clients with their security token offerings, having advised on numerous issues which inadvertently crop up in such projects, such as ensuring that the STO is compliant with traditional securities and corporate law.
    As part of his daily activities, Beppe also deals with the formation and servicing of companies, M&A transactions and the provision of general corporate and commercial law advice.
    Dr Nicholas Curmi heads Ganado Advocates’ capital markets practice, where he advises on a broad range of securities regulation, structured finance and financial services matters, including private and public offerings of securities and listing on Maltese as well as foreign markets, also assisting listed issuers with their continuing obligations in terms of Malta’s listing rules and all relevant EU securities regulation. Nicholas is admitted to practise law in both Malta and New York.
    Nicholas regularly advises on the establishment of securitisation structures. He has represented originators, arrangers and investors in securitisation transactions involving a variety of asset classes and has advised on a number of 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 2017 Working Party on the proposed EU STS Securitisation Regulation, where he was responsible for leading the technical negotiations on the Regulation on behalf of the EU Council.
    Nicholas is admitted to practise law in both Malta and New York.


    2 Hours Core


    Terms and conditions  apply


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