A report by Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal providing expert analysis on key areas of Maltese law, practice and regulation in the booming real estate segment of the island’s economy appears in the twelfth edition of Real Estate, an annual publication published by London based Law Business Research which brings together reports from more than thirty five countries world-wide. The report was authored by the Firm’s Partners Dr Christian Farrugia and Dr Damien Degiorgio with the assistance of Senior Associate Dr Denia Ellul and Associate Dr Madeleine Fenech.
The feature is divided into numbered sections, addressing set questions which are of particular interest to real estate professionals and industry players alike, but focusing mainly on Malta’s legal system, the investment vehicles commonly used in the property market, the formal processes involved in property acquisition and letting transactions, and financing and securitization.
The volume provides also comparative analysis of real estate regulations in different jurisdictions worldwide, with answers to crucial questions in key areas such as: acquisition of real estate, including recording conveyance documents, foreign investors, investment entities, leases and mortgages and contracts and financing, including liens, interest, enforcement, protection of collateral, covenants and bankruptcy.
Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal is a business law firm with offices in Valletta and B’Kara, which specialises in several practice areas, including Property Law.