May
19

Analysis of the Maltese Immigration Authorities policy changes

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​ Analysis of the Maltese Immigration Authorities policy changes 马耳他各局相关政策变化解析 Disclaimer This document does not purport to give legal, financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or legal assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Christian Tonna
May
15

Cell Companies in Shipping and Aviation Business

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This article was written by Dr Nicholas Valenzia and Dr Joshua Chircop . Amendments have been made to the Companies Act allowing for the introduction of regulations regarding Cell Companies carrying on or engaged in Shipping or Aviation Business (the "Regulations"). The Regulations The amendments have introduced a new article[i] to the Companies Act , which gives the authority to the Minister responsible for the registration of commercial partnerships (the "Minister") to make the Regulations. The Regulations are expected to be promulgated under Maltese law imminen...
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May
15

New Regulations Setting Up a Company Recovery Fund

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On 12 th May 2020, Legal Notice 192 of 2020, the Companies Act (Company Reconstructions Fund) Regulations 2020 (the " Regulations ") was published to supplement the company recovery procedure as provided under article 329B of the Companies Act (Chapter 386 of the laws of Malta) (the "Act" ). Objective of the Regulations The Regulations set up and regulate the administration and operation of a fund to be designated the Company Recovery Fund (the " Fund ") which is intended to facilitate the company recovery procedure under article 329B of the Act. The Fund shall re...
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May
15

Second Extension to the Temporary Framework has been Adopted

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Following the draft proposal to further extend the scope of the State Aid Temporary Framework (the "Framework") that was sent to the Member States on the 9 April 2020 by the European Commission, the second extension to the Framework has now been adopted and was put into effect on the 8 May 2020. The Framework was initially brought into effect on the 19 March 2020 and was previously amended on the 3 April 2020. While furthering the scope of the Framework, this second extension will complement the State aid measures covered by the Framework and existing State aid ru...
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May
12

MCCAA Issues Consultation Regarding Proposed Amendments to Consumer Affairs Act

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This article has been written by Dr Annalies Muscat and Dr Laura Spiteri On 22 April 2020, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (the "MCCAA") published a consultation regarding a Bill to amend the Consumer Affairs Act (Chapter 378 of the laws of Malta and hereinafter referred to as the "Act") and other Laws, and to make ancillary and consequential provisions thereto (the "Bill") in the light of Regulation 2017/2394 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws (the "Regulation"). The salient...
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