FINMA (Switzerland) and SICCFIN (Monaco) sign reciprocal memorandum of understanding on banking supervision

 April 29, 2019

On 29 April 2019, in the presence of Minister of Finance and Economy Jean Castellini, Rupert Schaefer, Head of Strategic Services and member of the Executive Board of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), and Philippe Boisbouvier, Acting Director of Monaco’s Service d’Information et de Contrôle sur les Circuits Financiers (SICCFIN), signed a reciprocal […]

SICCFIN installation of UNODC goAML software – Information meeting for industry professionals

 February 14, 2019

In keeping with the public–private partnership highly valued by SICCFIN, the Monegasque financial intelligence unit (FIU) organised an information meeting to prepare representatives from the country’s banking industry for the future roll-out of the goAML analysis tool. The meeting was held on 7 February 2019 in the auditorium of Monaco’s Vocational and Catering School. Representatives […]

The Alcatel Lucent Enterprise in Monaco Celebrates its 100th anniversary

 February 04, 2019

Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and Economy, gave a welcoming address to the 1,000 or so employees and guests who had gathered at the Grimaldi Forum for two days to celebrate the centenary of the Alcatel Lucent Enterprise (ALE). This anniversary was an opportunity for the Group’s management to present a vision of an innovative, […]

The Eco Club of Monaco’s 7th Trophy Awards Ceremony

 December 04, 2018

The Eco Club of Monaco’s 7th Trophy Awards Ceremony was held on Monday at the Grimaldi Forum. The event was organised by the Monaco Economic Board (MEB), in partnership with the Nice-Matin Group. The ceremony took place in the presence of Jacques Boisson, Secretary of State, representing H.S.H. Prince Albert II, Jean Castellini, Minister of […]

New post office opened at Grimaldi Forum

 November 15, 2018

On Monday, Minister of Finance and Economy Jean Castellini visited the new Monaco Post Office branch at the Grimaldi Forum. He was accompanied by Jean-Luc Delcroix, Director of Monaco Post Office, and H.E. Mr Henri Fissore, Chairman of the Grimaldi Forum Board of Directors. Located on Avenue Princesse Grace, the post office will only handle […]

Monaco Business – Enterprise Day

 November 14, 2018

Yesterday, the 6th Monaco Business, an event for companies from Monaco and the Côte d’Azur, took place. It was opened by Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and Economy, representing H.E. the Minister of State. At this fair, lectures and debates were held throughout the day on topical issues such as the smart nation, cyber security, […]

Supporting renters with loans

 November 10, 2018

In the free sector, the ceilings for reference rents will be upgraded on 1 January 2019. According to Jean Castellini, the ceilings for reference rents weren’t reevaluated on 1 January 2018 and the government perceived that the reality of the market surpassed the policies and needed to be significantly upgraded. In the free sector, the […]

New Policies for Monaco’s Housing Market

 November 09, 2018

At a press meeting, Jean Castellini, Finance and Economy Minister, introduced new policies concerning housing support implemented by the Prince’s Government. Many new measures were announced which take into account the reality of Monaco’s real estate market, and, more generally, the limited size of the Principality. The first announcement was an important advancement for the […]

Press briefing on housing

 October 31, 2018

Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and Economy, gave an update today on the Government’s housing support policy. He highlighted two ministerial decrees relating first to the consideration given to the length of time applicants have been on the waiting list when allocating state-owned apartments, and second to state assistance, in the form of an interest-free […]

Prince’s Government and CFM Indosuez invite business leaders to talk “growth”

 October 02, 2018

This morning, a conference on The Challenges of Managing Business Growth and Business Succession in the Principality was held at Monaco’s Vocational and Catering School. Organised by the Business Development Agency in partnership with CFM Indosuez, it was attended by Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and Economy, Serges Pierryves, Director of Business Development, and Gilles […]

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