Situated 95kms south of Sicily and 290kms from the North African coast, Malta has strong European transport links, an English-speaking workforce and state of the art communications infrastructure. A dynamic, cost-efficient, financial services domicile, the Island’s funds industry is leading the sector. In addition corporate administration services are available for holding companies established in Malta and other relevant jurisdictions.
Malta has received international recognition for its stable and comprehensive regulatory framework. It was one of the first six countries in the world to reach an advanced accord on fiscal matters with the OECD and has a sound legislative and regulatory framework convergent with EU economic practices. The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the country’s single regulator for all banking, investment and insurance business and the regulation of the activities of the Malta Stock Exchange. The MFSA also houses Malta’s Registry of Companies.
The island has a strong history of excellence in the professions and is home to a large pool of professional support services to businesses. All leading international law firms have a presence through associate links with local firms of long-standing repute and accountancy and related services, such as business consultancy, are well represented.