News & Views

Malta – Best-known Fund Domicile in the Mediterranean

03 November 2010

Interesting and encouraging results were recorded in a survey conducted between July and October 2010 by the research department of International Fund Investment. This research study, exploring manager migration, fund servicing and domiciliation, proposed Malta as an alternative to Ireland and Luxembourg and was undertaken as a result of the...

New Malta-China DTA Signed

24 October 2010

A new agreement for the avoidance of double taxation has recently been signed between Malta and China. The agreement will serve to strengthen ties between the countries, building on the good relations Malta & China already enjoy. Finance Minister Tonio Fenech welcomed the new agreement, which will replace the existing DTA between Malta and...

New Aircraft Registration Act in Malta

22 October 2010

The Malta Aircraft Registration Act was launched by Transport Minister Dr Austin Gatt after meeting with approval from both sides of the House in Parliament coming into force on 1st October 2010. The Malta Aircraft Registration Act has introduced the following: Possibility to register aircrafts under construction; Recognition of fractional...

International Tax Systems & Planning Techniques – 59th Edition

30 August 2010

EMCS International would like to congratulate Roy Saunders on the release of the first hard-bound version of the International Tax Systems and Planning Techniques, published by Sweet & Maxwell, first released in loose-leaf format in 1983. 27 years on, it has established itself as the leading reference book on international tax systems and...

Uruguay and China now in Double Taxation Agreements with Malta

27 July 2010

Malta recently reached two new double taxation agreements - one with Uruguay, our first with a South American country, and another with China, replacing an older double taxation treaty which had been signed with this country in 1993. Both agreements were announced in July by Finance Minister Tonio Fenech who said that the "... agreement with...