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COVID – 19: The Latest Updates, Articles & News Items

COVID – 19: The Latest Updates, Articles & News Items

We have gathered together on one page all the Articles, Publications and News Items in a chronological order for ease of reference. In order to access an Article/News Item kindly click on any title, and you will be redirected to the Article/News...

Budget Measures Implementation Act 2020

Budget Measures Implementation Act 2020

The Government of Malta has, by means of ACT VIII of 2020 published various important provisions in Malta’s fiscal legislation, which implement the key measures announced by the Minister of Finance in his budget speech of October 2019.  A summary of the most...

Voluntary Occupational Pension Schemes Rules

Voluntary Occupational Pension Schemes Rules

By means of LN 228 of 2017, entitled ‘Voluntary Occupational Pension Scheme Rules’, the Malta Government has launched a number of tax incentives for contributions paid to qualifying schemes established in the context of an employment relationship for the purpose of...

New Financial Assistance and Other Measures – COVID-19

New Financial Assistance and Other Measures – COVID-19

The Government has yesterday introduced a new financial aid package as well as  other measures intended to alleviate the burden which businesses and employees are currently facing because of COVID-19.  Earlier on this week, the Government had already...

High Risk Jurisdictions – Updated List

High Risk Jurisdictions – Updated List

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), also known as the Global Anti-Money Laundering watchdog, updates its list of high-risk and other monitored jurisdictions which are considered to have weak AML-CFT regimes. This is done three times a year (February, June and...

The 6th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive

The 6th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Money laundering is a global issue that has the potential to undermine the integrity of any business, as well as the financial sector as a whole. Since many years, the EU has taken part in drawing up international AML legislative framework and standards to lead the...

Tax implications of the Coronavirus

Tax implications of the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Covid-19 is creating economic disruption of which the impact is expected to be durable even in the second half of the year. After the 2008 recession, this virus has been declared as the greatest danger leading to a global recession. Although the...

Corporate Taxation in Malta

Maltese companies are subject to tax at the rate of 35% on their worldwide income and capital gains. Malta grants various fiscal incentives to both companies and their shareholders upon the distribution of a dividend.

Setting up a Company in Malta

Setting up a company in Malta is a relatively straight forward procedure and can be set up within 2 working days, provided we are in receipt of all the information, funds and due diligence documentation we need.

Taking up Residence in Malta

Warm climate, friendly people, excellent communication infrastructures, low criminality and many other features of the Maltese islands have made Malta an excellent destination for people to take up residence in.

Remote Gaming in Malta

Malta was the first EU Member State to specifically regulate the remote gaming industry in 2004 and has ever since established itself as one of the prime jurisdictions for remote gaming operators. The Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”) is the regulatory of gaming in Malta.

Payment Institutions in Malta

Malta has become a destination of choice for the setting up of Payment Institutions (also referred to as Payment Services Providers or PSPs). A number of advantages have contributed to this success, e.g. fiscal incentives granted.

Electronic Money Institutions in Malta

Malta has recently seen an increase in the number of Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) looking to set up their operations in Malta. This has been largely due to the growth in the e-commerce and the i-gaming industries.

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Services in Malta

Malta has always been on the forefront of technology and innovation. A number of initiatives have been launched, aimed at establishing an innovative and attractive regulatory framework for entities operating in the blockchain industry.

Prospects – Services of a Corporate Advisor in Malta

‘Prospects’ is a new platform set up by the Malta Stock Exchange in line with its commitment to open up new capital market opportunities, create economies of scale and to afford businesses more competitiveness and sustainability.

Assistance to Family Businesses in Malta

Malta has recently introduced legislation to encourage good governance in the management of family businesses, to assist family businesses to operate in an efficient way and to assist in the transfer of business from one generation to the other.