Continuous Professional Development:
Online training programme

Ganado Advocates is re-running a number of training sessions which formed part of the 2023 Ganado CPD training programme covering a number of topics. A defined number of hours are allocated to each session and a written assessment shall be carried out after each session in order to provide a certificate of attendance that may be used for CPD purposes indicating the number of hours of the session and the topic/s and areas covered.

The training programme offers attendees the possibility to select the sessions required.

- Duration – up to 1.5 hours per session
- Delivery – GoToWebinar
- Fees - €260 for 3 sessions and €520 for the full course of 6 sessions (both prices are inclusive of VAT)

Legal aspects and regulatory developments

Session 1 - Financial crime including sanction screening

Tuesday 14th November 2023 – 3pm
Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Anti-money laundering legislation and guidance
  • Sanction screening


Elaine Magri, Associate

Session 2 - Passporting

Thursday 16th November 2023 – 3pm
Duration: 1 hour

General overview of the:

  • Passporting rules and regulations
  • Passporting application process


Romina Bonnici, Senior Regulatory Advisor

Session 3 - ESG

Tuesday 21st November 2023 – 3pm
Duration: 1 hour

  • Integration of sustainability within the governance of insurance undertakings
  • Sustainability-related disclosures under the SFDR


Luke Hili, Associate

Session 4 - Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)

Thursday 23rd November 2023 – 3pm
Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Application, subject-matter and scope
  • Important definitions
  • Governance – Responsibilities of the Board of Directors
  • ICT risk management, ICT-related incident management, classification and reporting
  • Digital operational resilience testing
  • ICT-third party risk
  • Competent authorities


Beppe SammutLegal Counsel

The insurance sector: The insurance market, market participants and products

Session 5 - Corporate Governance

Tuesday 28th November – 3pm
Duration: 1 hour

  • MFSA Code on Corporate Governance
  • The Three-Lines Model


Stephanie Cassar, Associate

Session 6 - The insurance sector – Basic concepts and the main actors

Thursday 30th November 2023 – 3pm
Duration: 1 hour

  • General principles of insurance
  • The insurance market – licence holders’ duties and responsibilities


Philippa Taylor East, Regulatory Advisor