Publications

Corporate Service Providers

Authors: Stephanie Sciberras
Published on April 17, 2014
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Practices: Corporate, Corporate Governance, Corporate Services
On 24 December, 2013, Parliament enacted the Company Service Providers Act, 2013 (Act XX of 2013; the “Act”). In this article, Dr Stephanie Sciberras opines that this statute not only introduced regulatory supervision of all types of company service providers (“CSPs”), but its Parts II to XI also amended various financial services and banking laws.

Mandatory Prestanome

Authors: Julienne Bencini
Published on April 10, 2014
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Practices: Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
The Court of Magistrates (Gozo) (Superior Jurisdiction) presided by Magistrate Dr Josette Demicoli on March 28, 2014 in the case “Erika Gertrud Selma Menestret vs Dr Georgine Schembri on behalf of Brigitte Simsch” held that it was not legally prohibited for one party to act as prestanome in view of the fact that in 1988 it was internal governmental policy that AIP permits could not be granted to same sex couples who were interested in purchasing immovable property in Malta/Gozo.

Malta Company Formations

Authors: Adrian M. Gabarretta, Matthew Mizzi
Published on March 13, 2014
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Practices: Corporate, Corporate Governance, Corporate Services
Corporate services are one of the country’s key offerings. Malta has continued to develop its presence in this field for well over two decades and more than 60,000 companies have been registered in Malta.