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Publications
Malta as an International Base for South Africans
 22 Apr 2020 Sean Geeney
The war against COVID-19 – Malta’s efforts, incentives and key actions to maintain balance.
Motion Trademarks in Malta
The Malta Global Residence Programme compromises various benefits; including a work permit entitlement, an EU Schengen Long Term Residence and no minimum presence required amongst others. However, the aim behind this programme is to formally acknowledge as a tax resident, foreign nationals satisfying the eligibility criteria of such programme.
At Chetcuti Cauchi we believe the global economy will never revert to the pre-COVID19 reality. Doing Business Remotely emerges as the norm from the surreal Social Distancing experience. For some, it means irreversible changes in their long-term business curve. Every so often the world is shaken up by critical events that irrevocably alter the way work is done and the way we live. What is sure, preparedness for Doing Business Remotely has meant a readiness to face these unprecedented challenges
Coronavirus Government Financial Aid Package
Most entrepreneurs looking to expand internationally focus on logistical and operational aspects, while failing to consider critical matters such as taxation, the legal framework or protection of business assets. When entrepreneurs make the step from operating as a sole trader to a corporate structure or formal partnership, they incorporate the legal entity in their own jurisdiction. Here are 4 aspects entrepreneurs should consider in their choice of jurisdiction for their online business.
 20 Mar 2020 
In COVID-19 times, businesses are experiencing a slow but probably prolonged business interruption scenario of unprecedented magnitude. The Maltese and the multi-national business community in Malta are facing business interruption challenges including sickness, voluntary and possibly soon forced lock-down directives, major economic slow-down, significant dips in revenue and perhaps cash-flow problems. Inevitably, these necessitate important business decisions to ensure business continuity.
 20 Mar 2020 Dr. Charlene Mifsud
The legal implications of Maltese contract law may be vast in cases where a contractual obligation is delayed or not performed at all due to repercussions arising from measures taken in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19. Is the counter-party able to sue for non-performance in such cases? Can 'force majeure' be cited as a defence?
 20 Mar 2020 
This legal notice is an important development, clarifying how time-off work of an employee due to quarantine measures in place should be treated at law. The announcement of such legal notice has triggered a serious of reactions especially from employers, considering that this measure, introduces and added burden on them. Bodies representing employers have started discussions with the Government. The Government has in the meantime, announced a number of fiscal incentives to assist employers.


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