09.01.2020

Advisory and Structuring

From Hemp to Hope – How Malta is Planting the Seeds of Medical Innovation

Plants have provided most of our most pervasive and most effective medicines. Even the advent of industrial pharmacy did not substantially change this relationship between man and plant for many of our most successful pharmaceuticals...

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16.12.2019

Yachting and Aviation

Malta Establishes New Maritime Registry Office in Greece

Malta has one of the largest shipping registries in the European Union, and the sixth-largest maritime flag in the world.

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20.11.2019

Advisory and Structuring

Stimulating Innovation – Malta’s New Patent Box Regime

Malta introduced a patent box regime, which is a regime that provides lower effective tax rates on income derived from intellectual property...

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17.09.2019

Advisory and Structuring

MFSA’s Assessment of Possible Brexit Impact on Key Areas of Financial Markets

As the UK Government steps up its efforts to achieve Brexit by the current deadline, which is 31 October, the probability of a Hard Brexit ....

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23.08.2019

Advisory and Structuring

Temporary passporting rights to UK entities granted by the MFSA

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) have recently released an update regarding UK licensed investment funds, asset managers and investment firms also known as ‘UK entities’ passporting into Malta.

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08.08.2019

Company Formation

Amendments to the Companies Act (Register of Beneficial Owners) Regulations

The Companies Act (Register of Beneficial Owners) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 has been put into place on 12th July 2019.

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06.08.2019

Yachting and Aviation

Registering an Aircraft in Malta

In 2010, the Aircraft Registration Malta Act came into force, the main aim of this act is to regulate the registration of an aircraft in accordance with Maltese law. The Act also takes into consideration the registration and enforcement of aircraft mortgages and the implementation of the Cape Town Convention.

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01.08.2019

Fintech

Malta on the Verge of Regulating Security Tokens

The proposed STO policy proposal is a sound and responsible further step on Malta’s journey to become the premier DLT jurisdiction in the world.

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31.07.2019

Fintech

Malta to Set Up Europe’s First Government Agency Run on Blockchain

Silvio Schembri, Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation in the Government of Malta, declared that Malta Business Registry (MBR) would become the first government agency to be run on a blockchain-based system as well as artificial intelligence.

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30.04.2019

Advisory and Structuring

Malta Double Tax Agreements

The Multilateral Instrument (‘MLI’) comes into force in Malta law as from the 1st of April 2019.

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