André Zerafa, Stephanie Farrugia, James Debono
Published on December 19, 2016
Tags: hedge funds, Investment Funds, Retail Funds
Asset Management, Investment Funds, Investment Services Regulation
This Q&A provides a high level overview of investment funds in Malta, looking at both retail funds and hedge funds. Areas covered include a market overview, legislation and regulation, marketing, managers and operators, restrictions and requirements, tax and upcoming reform.
Jotham Scerri-Diacono, Rachel Genovese, Jan Rossi, Saman Bugeja
Published on December 7, 2016
Tags: maritime, Shipping
Ship Finance & Mortgages, Ship Registration, Shipping Compliance, Shipping sale, purchase & charterparties
Issue 21 of the Shipping & Maritime Law Newsletter is now available.
Jotham Scerri-Diacono, Rachel Genovese
Published on December 6, 2016
Tags: Malta Maritime Summit, Ship Finance, Ship Registration, Shipping
Ship Finance & Mortgages, Ship Registration
With a maritime culture and industry steeped in history, an ever growing global maritime presence and its upcoming tenure of the presidency of the Council of the European Union in January 2017, Malta successfully hosted the first Malta Maritime Summit, in Valletta, between the 3rd and the 6th of October. Together with a number of international and Maltese stakeholders, GANADO Advocates participated in the Summit and shared its views on a number of topics.
Published on December 5, 2016
Tags: maritime, Maritime Labour Convention, MLC, Shipping
Ship Registration, Shipping Compliance
On the 25th of November 2016, Legal Notice 390 of 2016 titled the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Amendment) Rules 2016 (hereinafter ‘the Amendment Rules’), was published in the Government Gazette. The Amendment Rules are to be read and construed as forming part of Legal Notice 145 of 2013 i.e. the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) Rules (hereinafter ‘the Rules’), and successfully transpose into Maltese law the 2014 Amendments to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention (‘the ILO Amendments’) issued by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).