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By EMD Advocates
The economic and financial crisis has created stricter credit terms for clients to obtain credit from banking institutions.
By EMD Advocates
In the case of a self-managed Fund, the Investment Services Committee appointed by the Fund's Board of Directors can delegate the day-to-day investment management of the fund assets...
By Elaine Buttigieg
Maltese tax law provides for a ‘Step-Up’ provision to persons who acquire residence or domicile in Malta with respect to their assets held outside Malta.
By Daniela Cassar
The maritime sector remains one of Malta’s ever growing industries, with Transport Malta recently announcing a registered growth of 13.6% throughout the year 2013.
By Annelise Abela
The new Commission Regulation outlining the measures to be taken by service providers in the event of a personal data breach has come into effect and is binding upon Member States as of the 25th of August 2013.
By Elaine Buttigieg
The Maltese Inland Revenue Department has issued specific guidelines with respect to the tax implications of lease arrangements, involving yachts and aircrafts, where the lessor is not a finance leasing company or when the period of the lease is for less than four years.
By Clara Borg
Malta’s banking sector has taken great strides in the last fifteen years, expanding from four banks to a sophisticated EU-compliant banking sector which comprises a large amount of payment institutions (PIs) that complement this sector.
By Alexander Cachia Zammit, Yanica Borg
The European Union promoted the concept of e-money alongside massive strides in technology to bolster the status of e-commerce in Europe and Malta was one of the first EU Member States to allow standalone Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) based upon an attempt to remove the unnecessary rigidity surrounding this market.
By Edward Camilleri, Clara Borg
The Seniority Project was initiated in 2012 following an apparent poor implementation of Directive 2008/95/EC which aimed to regulate and uniform laws relating to trademarks within the member states of the European Union.
By Edward Camilleri
The purpose of this proposed Act is to implement Article 36 of Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 October 2005 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing, in so far as the said article applies to company service providers.
By Elaine Buttigieg, Stephen Balzan
Malta is increasingly becoming a financial services centre of repute looked at by a number of financial services operators as the ideal platform to set up their private pension schemes.
By Daniela Cassar
Malta is at the door of an exciting era as it prepares for the birth of a new multi million euro investment life sciences project set to be finished in 2014.
By Denitza Dimitrova
In its preliminary ruling of the 12th of September 2013, in the joined Italian cases Biasci et al, the Court of Justice of the European Union has once again confirmed that the EU principles of freedom of establishment and freedom to provide services also apply to cross-border gambling.
By Tonio Ellul
Malta ligger strategiskt som en knutpunkt för många viktiga handelsfarleder.
By EMD Advocates
Benefits and fiscal incentives available to organisations which set up back office operations in Malta have been particularly successful in attracting back office operations to Malta.