Publications

Company secretary’s role

Authors: Stephanie Sciberras
Published on March 27, 2013
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Practices: Corporate Governance
Following the 2008 financial crisis, great emphasis is being placed on corporate governance by governments, organisations and companies worldwide. Emphasis is being placed on the role of the company’s officers and the manner in which the board should operate to ensure that the company upholds a solid corporate governance framework. Focus has, in certain cases, also shifted on the company secretary and the role this office can play in ensuring effective corporate governance.

Acceleration of a debt obligation pursuant to an express contractual clause : A legal paper prepared by the financial law committee

Authors: Conrad Portanier
Published on February 28, 2013
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Practices: Derivatives, General Commercial & Contract Law, Secured Financing
The objective of this paper prepared by the Financial Law Committee is to provide a brief overview of the current Maltese legislative status on the loss of benefit of time of a debt obligation pursuant to an express clause in a contract.

Malta: Offering flexibility right down to the cellular level

Authors: David Borg-Carbott
Published on October 2, 2012
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Practices: Asset Management, Fund Custody, Investment Funds, Investment Services Regulation
Malta is often described by financial services operators who have chosen to set-up shop here as a flexible and business friendly jurisdiction. Over the years, Malta has sought to provide established operators and start-ups alike a legislative and regulatory environment that, whilst in conformity with European Union legislation, is in tune with such operators’ commercial needs.