Incentives for SMEs

Incentives for SMEs

by Claudio Caruana Micro Invest Scheme The Micro Invest Scheme encourages undertakings (including start-ups and self-employed) to invest in their own business, so as to innovate, expand and develop their operations. Undertakings will be supported through a tax credit...

Brexit: Its impact on Financial Services Regulation

by Claudio Caruana On 24 June it was confirmed that the UK had voted for a British exit of the European Union ushering in a period of uncertainty and instability for the UK financial services sector. The Brexit vote gives the UK government a mandate to leave the EU by...

iGaming: Trusts to the Players Rescue

by Claudio Caruana For all those who know something about Malta’s economy they must have been told a hundred times over that Malta’s economy relies heavily on two sectors which, according to official figures, jointly contribute to around 33% of the gross...

Independent and Non-Executive Directors under Maltese law

by Thea Saliba LLB., Dip. Not. Pub. As the culture of appointing non-executive Directors (NEDs) and independent directors to the Boards of Maltese companies increases, regular discussions on how the law regulates their position and role become ever more relevant. NEDs...

Alternative Funding for SMEs

I remember having a conversation with a friend of mine, a few years ago. He reminisced about his first steps towards becoming an entrepreneur and recounted the number of visits he made, as a young man, to various banks trying to get them to extend facilities to help...

Malta’s Banking System. Business as usual

by Fiorella Ellul Sullivan The recent happenings surrounding the collapse of the Cypriot banking system and the Eurogroup’s unprecedented plans for the Cypriot restructuring programme have brought to the fore questions about Malta’s economy –...

Protection in the case of Injuries at Work

by Damien Degiorgio Occupational injuries are a public health problem, estimated to annually cost the life of more than 300,000 workers globally and to cause several more cases of disability. In the not so distant past these occurrences were not protected by law and...

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