Investment Services

Collective Investment Schemes Seminars

25 Aug 2016

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The aim of this course is to introduce the attendees to the main concepts and practical aspects relating to Collective Investment Schemes. The course will analyse provisions in the Maltese legal framework underpinning the various types of Collective Investment Scheme licences and including UCITS schemes and AIFMD compliant funds. There will also be an analysis of the recent review of the local fund regime conducted by the MFSA and the introduction of the Notified AIF.

Target Audience

The course content is aimed for all practitioners who require practical information on Collective Investment Schemes and on the most recent legal developments on the subject.


Kurt Hyzler B.A., LL.M. (Lond.), LL.D. Kurt graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2006 after submitting a doctoral thesis entitled ‘The Principle of Pari Passu in Corporate Insolvency Law’. Kurt was awarded the Chevening Scholarship in 2006 in order to further his studies at Queen Mary University London where in 2007 he obtained a Master of Law degree from the University of London in Banking and Finance Law after sitting for examinations in Company Law, International Finance Law, Financial Services Law and Corporate Insolvency Law. Kurt started his professional career with GVTH Advocates in 2007 and proceeded to join Simon Tortell and Associates in 2009. Kurt joined GVZH Advocates in 2012. With over 8 years’ experience in the industry he is particularly active in the firm’s financial services practice. Throughout his career he has worked on the licensing and on-going servicing of various types of collective investment schemes including UCITS and Hedge funds and investment services providers. Apart from the financial services, he has been involved in corporate law matters, privatisations and banking.

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