Maltese companies are subject to tax at the rate of 35% on their world wide income and capital gains. Malta grants various fiscal incentives to both companies and their shareholders upon distribution of a dividend. Malta is a membe...Learn More
Setting up a Company
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. The Act that regulates Malte...Learn More
Taking up Residence
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. Moreover low rates of taxati...Learn More
In the last few years, a large number of remote gaming operators have established themselves in Malta and the Malta Gaming Authority has to date issued over 400 licenses. The Gaming Licenses There are four (4) different gaming licenses that a prospective applicant may apply for, being:&nb...Learn More
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 has contributed to this success, mainly but not limited to the fiscal incentives granted not only to the payment institutions ...Learn More
Electronic Money Institutions
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. Such EMIs are regulated by the Financial Institutions Act and t...Learn More
Mergers & Acquisitions
We have over the past years acted for a number of international clients in various cross-border transactions, providing advice on all aspects of Maltese corporate structures. Our corporate and M&A practice provides advice on the following corporate matters. (a) Advic...Learn More
Prospects – Services of a Corporate Advisor
‘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. Through ‘Prospects’, SME’s wil...Learn More
Assistance to Family Businesses
Malta has recently introduced legislation to encourage good governance in the management of family businesses, to assist family businesses to operate their business in an efficient way and to assist such family businesses to transfer their business from one generation to the other. Malta is...Learn More
Latest Articles & Publications
On 27 June 2016, the Council of the EU announced that it has adopted a Directive (EU 2016/1065) on the VAT treatment of vouchers. The Directive is aimed at clarifying and harmonizing t ...
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect ...
Securitisation allows the conversation of an illiquid asset to cash and provides an efficient access to capital markets. The regulatory regime set forth by the Securitisation Act, Chapter 48 ...
By means of Legal Notice 262 of 2017, the Government of Malta has issued new rules which provide for a notional interest deduction against the chargeable income of an undertaking for sums th ...
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 qualify ...
Introduction Malta Enterprise (ME) has recently launched a new scheme, the scope of which is to assist hospitality and catering establishments engaging a chef to support in capacity buildin ...