News & Events

Financial Stability Report 2012

GANADO Advocates - August 30, 2013 - Categories: Other News
The Central Bank of Malta has published the fifth edition of its annual Financial Stability Report, covering the year 2012 and the first months of 2013. The Report analyses the financial system in Malta, identifying potential risks and vulnerabilities and the system’s resilience to shocks.

Global Residence Programme – Non-EEA / Non-Swiss Nationals

GANADO Advocates - August 20, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
The Maltese government recently launched the Global Retirement Programme which is intended to incentivise persons who are not nationals of EEA countries or Switzerland to obtain a special tax status which would entitle them to beneficial tax treatment on any foreign income remitted by them to Malta.

Malta Tax Update – VAT incentives for Short-term Yacht Chartering

GANADO Advocates - August 20, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
The Malta VAT department has issued Guidelines regarding the short-term chartering of yachts by persons registered for VAT in Malta. The Guidelines take into account the rules in the European Union’s VAT Directives for the determination of the place of supply of services where the effective use and enjoyment thereof is partially outside the EU.

More companies may be able to redomicile to Malta

GANADO Advocates - June 28, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
The recent issuance by the Malta Registrar of Companies of a Provisional Certificate of Continuation to a French company seeking to continue into Malta might open up for French and other EU companies the possibility of redomiciling to Malta, even though the laws of their country or jurisdiction of incorporation do not expressly authorise company continuations.

Malta publishes final AIFMD implementing measures: Malta is open for AIFMD business

David Borg-Carbott - June 25, 2013 - Categories: Practice News
On 25 June, 2013 the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) issued the final implementing measures for Malta's transposition of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (2011/61/EU) (AIFMD). Today's publication of the final implementing measures means that not only is Malta one of the first jurisdictions to publish its final set of AIFMD implementing measures but also that applications from start-up alternative investment fund managers are now being accepted.