Published on April 22, 2016
Tags: Compliance Officers, Compliance Requirements
Corporate, Corporate Services
Reputation management is not a prerogative of large institutions and must be seen as an important matter by small- and medium- sized companies as well.
Leonard Bonello, James Debono
Published on April 8, 2016
Tags: financial industry, Fintech, investment services
Banking Regulatory, E-Money & Payment Services, Financial Markets Regulation, Investment Services Regulation
Relatively unheard of before the beginning of this decade, the word “fintech” (financial technology) has swiftly established its place in everyday language and made it into the Oxford Dictionary. In fact, Bloomberg acknowledged that this term was everybody’s buzzword during the World Economic Forum held in Davos in January.
Matthew Xerri, George Bugeja
Published on April 7, 2016
Tags: Aircraft Finance, Aircraft Registration, Aviation, Cape Town Convention
Aircraft Finance, Aircraft Registration
This Q&A provides a high level overview of key practical issues including financing options for purchasing aircrafts; registration and deregistration requirements; transfer of title; security, including aircraft mortgages; transfer of security; enforcement of security and repossession; and application of the Cape Town Convention.
Louis Cassar Pullicino, Annalise Papa, Paul Micallef Grimaud, Stephen Attard, Matthew Brincat, Antoine G. Cremona, Christine Cassar Naudi, Julian Caruana, Lara Pace, Nikolai Muscat Farrugia, Philip Formosa, Philip Mifsud, Sylvann Aquilina Zahra
Published on April 6, 2016
Tags: Business Vehicles, Competition, Corporate Finance, Data Protection, Employment, Foreign Investment, intellectual property, M&A, Product Liability, Product Safety, Tax
Competition / Anti-Trust, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Data Protection & Privacy, E-Money & Payment Services, Employment & Industrial Relations, General Commercial & Contract Law, Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions, Taxation, Trademark Registration
The Q&A guide to doing business in Malta gives an overview of key recent developments affecting doing business in Malta as well as an introduction to the legal system; foreign investment, including restrictions, currency regulations and incentives; and business vehicles and their relevant restrictions and liabilities.
Published on April 4, 2016
Tags: AIFMD, Investment Funds, MFSA, Notified Alternative Investor Funds
On the 11th February 2016, the Malta Financial Services Authority (the “MFSA”) announced the launch of a new framework to be referred to as the Notified Alternative Investment Funds regime (the “Notified AIFs”). This new regime is expected to solve time to market issues being faced by a number of AIFMs wishing to launch AIFs and market them to investors in a tight time frame to meet market opportunities.