Published on October 27, 2015
Tags: Compliance Officers
The majority of the world’s countries form part of a demand-driven economy. In Malta, this is particularly characterised within the financial services industry.
Published on October 26, 2015
Tags: Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive, Banking, BRRD
This article was first published in The Times (26th October, 2015).
Paul Micallef Grimaud, Philip Formosa
Published on October 8, 2015
Tags: Data Protection, Safe Harbour Agreement
Data Protection & Privacy
This article reviews the legal principles and reasoning adopted by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in relation to the ruling delivered in Case C-362/14. By virtue of the above ruling, the Safe Harbour Agreement concluded between the EU Commission and the United States (U.S.) has now been declared invalid.
Published on October 2, 2015
Tags: Fiduciary Services, Financial Services, Trusts
Financial Markets Regulation, Trusts & Foundations
The article 'Fiduciary Companies – Media Interest at a High' was first published on financemalta.org (1st October, 2015)
Published on September 17, 2015
Tags: Aircraft Registration, Aviation
Malta has made considerable efforts in the field of aviation in recent years. Malta’s aviation laws were revamped and modernized by the Aircraft Registration Act, 2010 (Chapter 503 of the Laws of Malta) and Malta’s accession to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, 2001 (the Cape Town Convention) and its Aviation Protocol in 2011 contributed to no small extent to put Malta firmly on the aviation map.
Published on September 2, 2015
Tags: EU Succession Regulation
The EU Succession Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement of decisions and acceptance and enforcement of authentic instruments in matters of succession and on the creation of a European Certificate of Succession) of 4th July 2012 is now applicable as from 16th August 2015.
Published on August 27, 2015
Tags: Civil Law, Private Writing
General Commercial & Contract Law
The subject of this article relates specifically to the ‘private writing’ (skrittura privata).
Christine Cassar Naudi
Published on August 26, 2015
Tags: Tax, Taxation
The article 'Malta: A Tax Efficient Jurisdiction' was first published in Lawyer Issue (18th August, 2015)
Jotham Scerri-Diacono, Stephan Piazza
Published on August 14, 2015
Tags: maritime, Shipping
Ship Registration, Shipping Compliance, Shipping sale, purchase & charterparties, Yacht & Superyacht Registration
Issue 18 of the GA Shipping and Maritime Law Newsletter has just been published.
Mark Caruana Scicluna, Marina Grech
Published on August 14, 2015
Tags: AIFMD, Investment Funds
Alternative Investment Fund Managers and Funds, Investment Funds
The AIFMD passport is currently only available to EU AIFMs and EU AIFs. However, AIFMD makes provision for access to the passport rights to be possibly extended to non-EU entities at a future date.