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iGaming Law
Jul 02, 2018

Introduction of new MGA Regulatory Framework moves to 1st August 2018

Further to the notification of the draft legal framework regulating gaming in Malta through the Technical Regulation Information System, a Detailed Opinion has been issued...

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Financial Services Regulation Investment Services
Jun 27, 2018

Malta Ahead of the Game: Three cryptocurrency and blockchain Bills passed the second reading stage

During a conference organised by the Malta Institute of Management, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri, announced that the three...

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Buying Property in Malta and Gozo Real Estate
Jun 12, 2018

Extension of the Special Designated Areas

By virtue of Legal Notice 181 of 2018, the list of Special Designated Areas has been extended to now include the Southridge Development in Mellieha....

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law Tax in Malta
May 31, 2018

Deduction for Transportation Cost of Employees Rules

At the end of February, the Deduction for Transportation Cost of Employees Rules were published through LN67 of 2018. These rules shall apply with respect...

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iGaming Law Tax in Malta
May 31, 2018

VAT Grouping Regulations

By Virtue of L.N. 162, the newly implemented VAT Grouping regulations shall come into force as of 1st June 2018. VAT Grouping will enable members...

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Tax in Malta Trusts, Foundations & Voluntary Organisations
May 31, 2018

Notional Interest Deduction (NID) Rules

By virtue of Legal Notice 37 of 2018, the Maltese government introduced the Notional Interest Deduction (NID) Rules. Traditionally, businesses operating in Malta finance their...

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Data Protection iGaming Law
May 08, 2018

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) Publishes Industry Guidelines on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

In anticipation of the coming into force of the GDPR, the MGA, in consultation with the Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner (“IDPC”)...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence Tax in Malta
Apr 30, 2018

Qualifying Employment in Maritime Activities and the Servicing of Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Activities (Personal Tax) Rules, 2018

The Qualifying Employment in Maritime Activities and the Servicing of Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Activities (Personal Tax) Rules, 2018 is a programme that allows...

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Tax in Malta
Apr 30, 2018

HQP Rules Extended to the Medical Sector

The Highly Qualified Persons Rules (“HQP”) is a programme that allows senior employees engaged by licensed / recognised operators in the financial services, remote gaming...

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