Public access of Beneficial Ownership information – Malta

Following a ground-breaking ruling delivered by the Court of Justice of the European Union that took place on 22nd November 2022, the Malta Business Registry (“MBR”) has issued a notice to the general public informing them that it will be limiting access of the register of beneficial owners to competent authorities and subject persons only.

Malta launches the Start-up Residence Programme

The Government of Malta has launched a new residency programme targeting non-Europeans who want to bring their start-up businesses to Malta. Through this programme, they can now benefit from a three-year residency permit for themselves and their immediate family members.