On 9th July 2021, DBRS Ratings GmbH confirmed Malta’s rating to be ‘A’ (high), with a Stable trend on all ratings.
By virtue of Highly Qualified Persons (Amendment) Rules (Legal Notice 29 of 2021), the Maltese legislator has made changes to the Highly Qualified Persons Rules (S.L. 123.126).
Malta’s shipping register has been confirmed as the biggest worldwide in terms of superyachts, having 850 vessels larger than 24 metres.
On 11th September 2020, rating agency Standard & Poor’s issued a press release in which it praised Malta’s Covid-19 measures and confirmed Malta’s Long-Term rating at ‘A’ with a stable outlook.
On 14th August 2020, the Commissioner for Revenue issued a notice that the deadline for applying for fiscal unity in respect of the Year of Assessment 2020 is being extended from 31 August 2020 to 30 September 2020.
On 20th July 2020, credit rating agency Fitch has retained Malta’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at A+ with a stable outlook.
On the 16th June 2020, the Maltese Government introduced new regulations entitled the Companies Act (Shipping and Aviation Cell Companies) Regulations (L.N. 248 of 2020).
On 3rd July 2020, Citizenship Parliamentary Secretary Alex Muscat announced that the Individual Investor Programme (IIP) will end in September and that a new residency programme will be introduced to take its place.
Malta is fast moving to the forefront of Digital innovation in the Blockchain/ Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) sphere. Malta has …
On 9th May 2018, Maltese Parliament approved the third and final reading of the new Gaming Act, which shall elevate …