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Trusts, Foundations and Wealth Management

Family Trusts

This article was written by Veronica Grixti and Joshua Chircop.The main Maltese legislation regulating trusts in Malta, namely the Trusts and Trustees Act, Chapter 331 of the Laws of Malta ('the Act'), provides that a trust may be created to hold property settled by a settlor or settlors for the present and future needs of family members or family dependants, as defined hereunder, who are definite and can be ascertained ('the Family Trust').Pursuant to the Act, the Malta Financial Services Authority ('the MFSA') has drawn up Rules for Trustees of Family Trusts ('the Rules'), which regulate those companies in formation…
Veronica Grixti
17th March 2017