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Malta transposes Fourth EU Anti-Money...

22 December 2017

Malta’s transposition of the Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive will make the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing more effective.

HNWIs Residency Comparison Chart 2017/2018

30 November 2017

M/HQ's HNWIs Residency Comparison Chart, now in its 8th edition, highlights and compares the features of 27 jurisdictions where HNWIs may consider relocating for tax, lifestyle, asset protection and other purposes.

Malta Again Most Favoured Fund Domicile in Europe

01 December 2014

For the second consecutive year, Malta has been awarded Europe's Most Favoured Domicile award at the 13th European Hedge Funds Awards 2014 organised by Hedge Funds Review. These awards are recognised as the only event held exclusively for the European hedge fund sector. Kenneth Farrugia, chairman of FinanceMalta and the Malta Funds Industry...

Malta Welcomes First IIP Citizens

14 November 2014

Ten months after the introduction of the Malta Individual Investor Programme(IIP), the first In Principle Approval letters have been presented to the first successful applicants. The Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta, enacted by virtue of Legal Notice 47 of 2014, allows for the granting of citizenship by a certificate of...

Gaming Licences up by 25%

07 November 2014

In a recent announcement, the Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) announced that the number of licences issued in the first half of 2014 went up by 25% to 401 when compared to 321 in 2013. The sector currently contributes 12% to Malta's GDP, employing over 8,000 people , with the number of registered companies now up by 17% to 258, whilst...