25.07.2016

Financial

Cyprus and India: tax treaties

India and Cyprus have completed negotiations on the bilateral tax treaty, providing for source-based taxation of capital gains on share sale.

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20.07.2016

Fiduciary

Family Trust Companies in Malta

Family Trust Companies provide numerous potential for those who are looking for a tailored trust solution.

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20.07.2016

Fund Formation and Management

CIMA reveals deal with Gibraltar in wake of Brexit

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has signed an agreement with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (Cima) on the oversight of alternative investment fund managers.

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26.06.2016

Due Diligence

The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) - Be Prepared...

The CRS is an information exchange system released with the aim of combating cross border tax fraud and tax evasion using offshore financial accounts and that of reinforcing the protection of the proper functioning of tax structures.

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09.03.2016

Corporate

Fair Taxation: Commission presents new measures against corporate tax avoidance

Today's proposals aim for a coordinated EU wide response to corporate tax avoidance, following global standards developed by the OECD last autumn.

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02.03.2016

Fund Formation and Management

MFSA’s new fund structure to strengthen Malta’s positon as domicile of choice

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has unveiled a new framework for Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) targeted at qualifying and professional investors.

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02.03.2016

Financial

Malta’s financial services sector GDP almost doubles post-crisis - February 2013

Malta has seen direct economic contribution by its Financial Services sector nearly double in the five year period ending in December 2012.

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03.03.2016

Advisory and Structuring

Mauritius defers the implementation of Common Reporting Standard for Automatic Exchange of Information

The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) had issued a communique on the 22nd December 2015 to inform its' stakeholders that the Ministry of Finance has already notified the OECD that the implementation date regarding the adoption of Common Reporting Standard for Automatic Exchange of Information (CRS), initially set for the 1st January 2016, has been deferred.

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10.12.2015

Fund Formation and Management

MFSA Issues Consultation Document About UCITS V

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued a consultation document on the proposed transposition of the UCITS V Directive. This consultation document explains how the MFSA plans to transpose the provisions of the Directive.

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