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Anthea SammutLegal Update

The Introduction of Appendix 2E – A Financial Return for Depositaries

On the 11th of April 2022, the Malta Financial Services Authority (the "MFSA") issued a circular entitled "The Introduction of Appendix 2E – A New Regulatory Return for Licence Holders Offering Depositary Services Solely to Collective Investment Schemes". Through this circular, the MFSA remarked that along with the requirement to submit the annual report and audited financial statements, a new regulatory return, being Appendix 2E, is being introduced for depositaries of Collective Investment Schemes that are not allowed to offer any MiFID services and licensed as a credit institution in terms of the Capital Requirements Directive. The depositaries who are…
Anthea Sammut​
19th April 2022
Immigration & Citizenship

Malta Residence & Visa Programme: 2018 Amendments

Investment migration in Malta has increased exponentially over the last 4 years; due in part to the introduction of the Malta Residency and Visa Programme (MRVP). The MRVP was introduced in 2015 to offer yet another competitive immigration option. Since its inception, the MRVP has been updated twice; with the 2017 amendments helping to further consolidate the legislation, whilst those amendments enacted in 2018 focused on widening the programme's investment criteria.Originally, the MRVP programme required the main applicant to pay an economic contribution of €30,000, with €5,500 being non-refundable and payable at application stage with the remaining amount becoming due…
MamoTCV
18th October 2018
Immigration & Citizenship

Malta Residence & Visa Programme: 2018 Amendments

Investment migration in Malta has increased exponentially over the last 4 years; due in part to the introduction of the Malta Residency and Visa Programme (MRVP). The MRVP was introduced in 2015 to offer yet another competitive immigration option. Since its inception, the MRVP has been updated twice; with the 2017 amendments helping to further consolidate the legislation, whilst those amendments enacted in 2018 focused on widening the programme's investment criteria.Originally, the MRVP programme required the main applicant to pay an economic contribution of €30,000, with €5,500 being non-refundable and payable at application stage with the remaining amount becoming due…
MamoTCV
18th October 2018