‘The Media’s Involvement in the Financial Services Industry’

The media shoulders a great deal of responsibility when it covers the Financial Services Industry. What are some examples of best practice in the coverage of the industry? What are the pitfalls to be avoided? The Foundation has teamed up with the MFSA and Leading Talks Malta and obtained support from the Ministry of Finance to organise a half day seminar on “The Media’s Involvement in the Financial Services Industry” with two keynote speakers who will focus on both the UK and the European financial services sector.

The seminar “The Media’s Involvement in the Financial Services Industry” is being held on Friday, 22 January, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Malta Financial Services Authority, Attard.  Participation at this seminar is free of charge. Kindly register your interest using our registration form or by sending an email on info@leadingtalks.com.mt

The seminar programme is as follows:

08:30 Registration & Coffee
09:00 Opening address by FTFEG Chairman, President Emeritus of Malta, Dr Ugo Mifsud Bonnici and by Finance Minister Prof Edward Scicluna
09:15 Keynote address by Caroline Mitchell*
10:00 Keynote address by Elena Peresso*
10:45 Panel discussion chaired by Dr Gordon Cordina with the participation of keynote speakers Geoffrey Bezzina, MFSA and Edward Rizzo from the College of Stockbrokers
12:10 Closing remarks by MFSA Chairman Prof Joe Bannister
12:15 Light lunch

*Caroline Mithcell is the Lead Ombudsman at the Financial Ombudsman Service in the UK responsible for Stakeholder Strategy, which brings together the press and communications teams with outreach and policy.

*Elena Peresso works in the policy coordination unit of the Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services  and Capital Markets Union – DG FISMA – at the European Commission.

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