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Consultation on the Rule Establishing the MFSA Fintech Regulatory Sandbox


From: Ministry for Finance and Financial Services
​(Malta Financial Services Authority)
Published on: 11 February 2020
Running till: ​14 February 2020
Last Updated:​
​19 February 2020
1.        Background

the 27 January 2020, the MFSA published a Feedback Statement following a Consultation Document on Pillar 1 of the FinTech Strategy – Regulations. The Feedback Statement provides the MFSA’s position in relation to the proposed initiatives within the Consultation Document, namely the implementation of the MFSA FinTech Regulatory Sandbox. It also provides an update on the other strategic objectives presented within Pillar 1 of the MFSA’s FinTech Strategy.

As an annex to the Feedback Statement, the Authority has also published the proposed MFSA Rule establishing its FinTech Regulatory Sandbox. This Rule is open for consultation to the public until 14 February 2020, until which date, interested parties are invited to submit their feedback by sending an email to​

2.        Documents

Documentation can be found via the following links: ​

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3.        Submission of input

Submissions were sent in by email to the address:
Submissions were received by 14 February 2020                               
We thank you for your input.
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