Key Functions of the Malta Financial Services Authority
# Regulate and supervise the conduct of the financial services industry in Malta.
# Help protect the interests of consumers and investors.
# Encourage the highest possible standards of behaviour in the financial services industry.
# Provide regular information on local and global developments affecting the finance industry.
# Encourage and support initiatives to improve standards of education and training in Malta’s financial services industry.
# Carry out due diligence prior to issuing licenses to businesses involved in banking, investments, insurance, pensions and stock broking.
# Carry out regular and proper inspections of licensed financial services business.