Political & economic stable jurisdiction with strong government support to entrepreneurs.
Robust Banking System. The best performers in terms of GDP in Europe.
All significant benefits to moving your business to Malta explained within an in-depth review.
Our experts can advise you on the most practical, beneficial, and cost-effective route to take for your business. Options include moving your existing business and its assets to our jurisdiction or starting a new Maltese company. We can facilitate all options, with fees for forming a new Malta company starting from €1500.
The most challenging aspect for entrepreneurs looking to establish themselves in a foreign jurisdiction is often in opening a corporate bank account. Without this in place, many company moves or formations fail.
We have an 89% success rate in opening bank accounts for foreign companies. With over 20 years of experience, our corporate banking team is able to select the most secure and reliable banking solutions for your business, and advise you on the steps you need to take to achieve success.
Many high net worth individuals are keen to gain Malta citizenship or residency. Our highly-experienced Citizenship Team understands your needs, whether they are financial, political, or for safety and well-being reasons. We work closely with our clients to advise, support and action the most suitable routes to citizenship for their circumstances.
We offer three programmes designed to suit your individual circumstances.
Each of them has its own details and requirements, and our team will work with you every step of the way.
Malta Trust or Private Foundation – which suits you best? We shall help you to take the best decision!
Strong asset protection, management and preservation of wealth for future generations.
Pro Trust LTD, C 96971, regulated by Malta Financial Services Authorities, provides trust and foundation set-up, management and administration services. Authorized to act as a trustee, foundation administrator, and a fiduciary.
1st Step Solution LTD, established in 2001 and regulated by Malta Financial Services Authorities.
An authorised corporate service provider, accredited agent ARM00631 for Malta Tax Residency programme (GRP) and representing ‘Naturalisation for Exceptional Services by Direct Investment’ (Citizenship programme) via AKM-FORM-21.
Malta has been an EU Member State since 2004. This island nation benefits from a stable business climate, making it particularly attractive to entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals. Setting up your company in Malta with the appropriate structures level up your business and unlock borderless business operations and banking.
The Group of Seven (G7) rich nations have recently reached a landmark deal for the creation of a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15%. The tax rate would be used to target mainly the largest and most profitable multinational companies (“MNCs”) such as Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook, and discourage them from shifting profits and […]
Over the past few years, increasing amounts of people from all over the globe have left their stressful, or unfulfilling desk jobs, opting for the “digital nomad” lifestyle. Working as a digital nomad is a great option for a number of reasons: you can be your own boss, work less hours, and of course, live […]
On 6 October, 2020 the EU Council has issued a press release dedicated to the regular update of EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. This time Anguilla and Barbados have been listed, Cayman Islands and Oman have been de-listed.
The OECD Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP) has published the peer review results on countries’ progress in implementation of the BEPS Action 5 Minimum Standard (“Countering harmful tax practices more effectively, taking into account transparency and substance”).
The EU received approval from finance ministers of its member states in November to set up an anti-money laundering watchdog with the authority to directly interfere with national jurisdictions if it finds that they have failed to comply.
On 11 November the Federal Council announced the entry into force of an amendment to the Ordinance on the International Automatic Exchange of Information in Tax Matters from 1 January 2021. The amendments follow the recommendations of the Global Forum on transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes.
A number of changes related to the transfer of shares of private limited companies entered into force in May and August this year. The main purpose of the changes was to simplify the transfer of shares and to make it foremost easier for foreigners to invest in Estonian start-up companies. Other companies can also take advantage of new opportunities, but there are also risks involved.
Legal Notice 110 of 2019 has introduced the possibility of income tax consolidation in Malta. The said Legal Notice introduces the Consolidated Group (Income Tax) Rules, 2019, as subsidiary legislation to the Maltese Income Tax Act, Chapter 123 of the Laws of Malta.
“Dear Sir, your account falls out of the bank’s risk appetite. We are kindly informing you that the account will be closed within two weeks. Please provide alternative bank details in order to transfer the remaining funds”.
According to the changes made to Commercial Code of Estonia from the 1st of July 2020 the minimum nominal value of a share is one cent instead of one euro, with the result that every cent of the share capital shall grant the shareholder one vote.
On February 1st this year, remote authentication was introduced for notarial transactions, which is equivalent to ordinary notarial authentication, i.e. authentication in the presence of a notary.
Related to the changes in the Commercial Code entered into force at the end of May the form requirement for the obligation transaction for the transfer and pledge of a share in private limited companies became invalid. As a result such contracts could be today concluded as if without a form and without a notary.
On 18 May 2020, the Estonian Parliament passed an act amending the General Part of the Civil Code Act and other acts. The main purpose of the amendment is to provide flexible options for resolving difficulties relating to the adoption of resolutions and the transfer of shares as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
In terms of the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2018/843), which as from 10th January 2020 is in force in all the EU, member states are required to maintain inter-connected, publicly available national Ultimate Beneficial Owner (“UBO”) registries.