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Company Law in Malta

The principal piece of corporate law in Malta is the Companies Act, 1995. The Maltese Companies Act is broadly based on common law principles, but is also in-line with the relevant EU directives. The principal authority for day to day matters relating to companies in Malta is the Maltese Registry of Companies, which is housed under the auspices of the Malta Financial Services Authority. Both authorities are committed to Malta's growth as a financial centre as well as to the safeguarding of the interests of the public; thus in all matters relating to company law our clients have the peace of mind of dealing with reputable, commercially aware authorities.

Most international business in Malta is conducted via companies. Maltese companies are useful, flexible vehicles; companies can be formed within quick turn around times, capital requirements are low, bank accounts can be held in third countries and business can be conducted internationally. As a result, the Maltese register of companies has experienced significant growth and played an important part in Malta's emergence as a leading financial centre.

Our Company Law Practice

Company law is the backbone of modern business and it is therefore important for every enterprise to take on board quality advice in relation to corporate matters. Our firm provides assistance and advice with respect to a broad variety of corporate law matters, both as far as the day-to-day administration and regulatory compliance are concerned.

Our fully-fledged Corporate Services department is dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of company management services under one roof including Malta company formation, official company secretarial assistance, back office administration services, tax compliance, accounting and auditing services. 

Our Company lawyers also advise on corporate structuring, general corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, share transfers, agreements between shareholders, drafting of memoranda and articles of association, divisions, and re-organisations, whether or not motivated by tax planning considerations. The firm has also worked provided advice relating to issues of corporate governance and general company law matters under Maltese company law.

Malta Company Lawyers

Our lawyers work closely with other practitioners in the firm to provide a seamless service to our corporate clients. Chetcuti Cauchi distinguishes itself from its competitors by providing cost-effective and efficient company incorporation and company administration services in Malta. We are responsible for the set up and maintenance of a large portfolio of companies, we assist clients in making the right choice of jurisdiction, type and name of company, and ensure that such companies  comply with all local company law and regulations, whilst guaranteeing that the structure remains in line with the client's business objectives.

Our lawyers are very active in establishing tax-efficient structures to suit the client's particular requirements and are skilled at identifying and resolving legal issues and providing effective solutions for scenarios involving  general corporate law matters, personal and corporate tax, franchising, intellectual property, employment law, secured transactions, immigration, corporate finance, banking, real estate and leasing, environmental law, international trade, securities law and personal wealth management.

Other services we provide include corporate compliance and company secretarial services for private and public companies, setting up of brick-and-mortar or online business operations, formation of local and international companies, corporate finance, group restructuring, liquidations and commercial litigation.

Featured Publications





Company Law Publications

Company Services Providers: MFSA Issues Rules for Consultation - Charles Cassar - 20/01/14
Malta UCITS Funds - Dr Anton John Mifsud - 15/01/13
Malta’s Company Tax Regime - Jean-Philippe Chetcuti - 03/05/12
Malta Registration and Discharge of Mortgages - Dr Silvana Zammit - 08/02/12
Malta Ship and Yacht Finance - Dr Silvana Zammit - 08/02/12
Company Secretary Responsibilities under Maltese Law - Michela Pirotta - 26/01/12
Using Malta Companies in International Tax Planning - Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti - 31/05/11
Corporate Governance :: The Shareholder's & Stakeholders' Role :: The Executive Journal (2008) - Dr Maria Chetcuti Cauchi - 31/05/11
Management and Control in Malta Companies - Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti - 03/05/11
Malta Fund Licensing: Professional Investor Funds - Dr Maria Chetcuti Cauchi - 01/05/11
 
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Recent Work in Company Law

Chetcuti Cauchi was engaged by a Swiss fiduciary services company on behalf of a client, in order to advise on the most efficient holding structure for a major touristic project in Turkey.
 
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