Month: January 2021

Shipping Yachting
Jan 22, 2021

A Critical Benefit of the Maltese Maritime Flag: Court-Approved Private Sales

Authors: Aleandro Mifsud & Nina Fauser The continued success of the Maltese Maritime Flag can be greatly attributed to the protection given to financiers and...

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Litigation & Arbitration Shipping Yachting
Jan 18, 2021

Protecting a Vessel’s Creditors: Precautionary Measures Prohibiting Dealings and Transfers

Authors: Jonathan De Maria, Nina Fauser & Krista Refalo Article 37 of the Merchant Shipping Act (Chapter 234 of the Laws of Malta) is a...

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Jan 14, 2021

Brexit Trade and Cooperation Agreement – The Impact on Aviation

Author: Aleandro Mifsud Following years of ambiguity and fractious negotiations, it was finally announced that on a Christmas Eve like no other, the European Commission...

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Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Jan 14, 2021

Revival of Defunct Companies

Authors: Gianluca Falzon & Nina Fauser During the first half of 2020, around 10,000 defunct companies were struck off the Malta Business Registry (‘MBR’), in...

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Banking & Finance
Jan 13, 2021

Malta’s NFDI Screening Office Act is Out

On the 18th of December 2020, Malta’s National Foreign Direct Investment Screening Office Act (the ‘NFDISO Act’) was published, which came into force on the...

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