The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") recently updated its Questions and Answers on the Prospectus Regulation (the "Q&As") to provide clarification on the following aspects...
Where there is a model, there is model risk. Any company which is deploying "next-level" capabilities should ask itself, do we also have ‘next-level' management techniques to support our new capabilities?
We observed a pattern in the strategies that were chosen among family businesses that reflected two key factors: the leadership and the ownership composition of the company.
Bill No. 233 proposes various amendments to the Companies Act (chapter 386 of the Laws of Malta).
Mergers & Acquisitions Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Malta, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Not all Boards are yet fully conscious of the need to extend their governance parameters beyond the more "traditional" aspects of governance and to consider ESG oversight...
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
In the last few decades, the importance of mergers and acquisitions as a tool for business has arisen drastically.
Borg Galea & Associates
Many asked us if it was possible to save from doing an audit, especially startups.
Borg Galea & Associates
In Malta, the majority of private limited companies rely solely on their auditors to prepare the financial statements as part of the audit process.
Malta is known for implementing sound business practice, due diligence and for rooting out any money laundering activities.
In its judgement delivered on the 18 March 2021 in the names of Brace Adonis v Braai Masters Co Ltd et, the First Hall of the Civil Court, presided over by Mr Justice Joseph Zammit McKeon...
On 18th May 2021 the MFSA ("Authority") published a Feedback Statement following a Consultation which pondered the need to revisit the Corporate Governance Framework. After receiving responses from a ...
Malta is considered a reputable jurisdiction for Mergers and Acquisitions (hereinafter "M&A") activity and has proved to be a highly attractive forum through which M&A transactions are structured.
The importance of having staff members capable of identifying and addressing the risk, AML and compliance issues faced by that institution is fundamental for an effective first line of defence...
The Republic of Malta offers a wealth of benefits to those who decide to open a company locally: from tax exemptions to low costs for company formation and maintenance, one can see why foreign investors favour setting up their business ...
In 2014, the European Union passed Regulation (EU) 910/2014, on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (eIDAS)...
At CSB Group it is customary for Directors, Management and Staff to meet every quarter to share company results.
The reform to the Company Service Provider (CSP) regime introduced on 16 March 2021 by the Company Service Providers (Amendment) Act, 2020 brought with it a revamped CSP Rulebook (Rulebook).
Dixcart Group Limited
A Malta Partnership offers an alternative way in which to set up a business in Malta. The Maltese jurisdiction allows two types of partnership: Partnership ‘En Nom Collectif' (General Partnership)...
The previous 500-employee threshold would not remain applicable. It is envisaged that around 49,000 European entities will become subject to providing sustainability information in their annual reports.