CPD: Professional organisational requirements

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General information

To be confirmed
17:00–19:00 CET

Webinar Description

The scope of this session is to inform the audience of the various obligations of manufacturers and distributors under Chapters 5, 6 7 and 8 of the MFSA rulebook, particularly the sections related to knowledge and ability, CPD, distribution and fiduciary duties. These aspects emerge from the statutory requirements under the Insurance Distribution Act (CAP 487)

Webinar topics

The following topics will be covered during this event:

  • knowledge and ability requirements
  • Continuous professional development obligations
  • Associated policies and procedures
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Other salient requirements including but not limited to financial capacity requirements and obligations around monies held in a fiduciary capacity

Learning objectives

The session will outline some of the main organisational requirements in terms of the conduct of business regulatory framework.

Target audience

Distributors of insurance products including intermediaries and insurance entities’ sales force, individuals involved in insurance entities’ compliance, risk, commercial and product management functions.

Trainer name

Ms Josianne Briffa

Trainer bio and experience

Josianne Briffa has over 15 years of experience in financial services, specialising primarily in the area of financial regulation. She started her career within the Financial Services Advisory Team of a leading audit firm, after which she joined an international group where she led the Compliance and Internals Controls unit for the group’s insurance entities in Malta. In 2013 Josianne joined MAPFRE Malta and she holds the role of Group Chief Compliance Officer.

Josianne is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Arts in Financial Services with distinction from the University of Malta. She was the first Chairperson of the Regulatory Affairs Sector of the Malta Insurance Association and is a member of the Malta Association of Compliance Officers.