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Kenneth Farrugia

Kenneth Farrugia joined Bank of Valletta plc in October 1985, and has over the years occupied various roles within the BOV Group. He currently holds the post of General Manager at Valletta Fund Services Limited, Bank Of Valletta's fund servicing arm and is also a director on the Board of Valletta Fund Management Limited. Within the Bank Of Valletta plc, Kenneth holds the post of Chief Officer and sits on the Executive Committee of the Group. 

Within the financial services industry, Kenneth is a member on the Financial Services Consultation Council and also serves as Chairman of the Malta Funds Industry Association. Kenneth was appointed Chairman of the Board of Governors of FinanceMalta in April 2009.

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Kenneth Farrugia, Finance Malta

Brexit allows Malta to consolidate UK relationship

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 14:09

The shock Brexit result this June sent ripples across Europe as individual Member States absorbed the news. And whilst some jurisdictions have been quick to seize the initiative on the back of the uncertainty that UK firms face – especially as it relates to passporting for London's much lauded financial services industry – Malta is focusing on maintaining the harmonious relationship it has with the UK. »

Kenneth Farrugia, FinanceMalta

Malta - Professional Investor Funds gain traction

Thu, 17/12/2015 - 21:37

Malta has come a long way as a fund jurisdiction since it joined the EU in 2004. Through June 2015, Malta had 146 licenced entities holding Category 1A (advisory), Category 3A and Category 4A licences. In terms of growth trends, one interesting observation is that the number of retirement schemes being established in Malta is on the rise. There are 35 such retirement schemes currently, compared to 11 in 2013. In addition, Malta is home to some 14 retirement scheme administrators, illustrating that the international pensions space is gaining traction.  »

Kenneth Farrugia, chairman, FinanceMalta

Global fund industry drawn to Malta’s proven qualities

Thu, 20/09/2012 - 14:45

By Kenneth Farrugia (pictured) – Malta’s fund industry is increasingly making the headlines in the financial media, which have highlighted the island’s attractiveness as a domicile. Journalists and finance analysts progressively see Malta as a complementary EU jurisdiction to traditional fund domiciles, where regulatory environment supports innovative strategies and solutions. »

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