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Five Years of Maltese Residency by Investment\"<\/h5><\/a>
20 May 2020<\/div>

In August 2015, the Maltese Government introduced changes to Chapter 217 of the Laws of Malta, permitting foreign investors to obtain a Permanent Residence permit in Malta. This is done by means of investing in government bonds under the Malta Residence and Visa Program (MRVP). This change in law gives Third-country nationals the opportunity to...<\/p><\/a>READ MORE +<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t<\/div>

Protecting Consumer Rights During a Pandemic \u2013 An Unprecedented Challenge\"<\/h5><\/a>
19 May 2020<\/div>

Published also in Times of Malta (Click to access the content) Covid-19 has dramatically changed the world around us and in an effort to limit the spread of the virus and safeguard public health, several industries have been significantly disrupted. On a local level, organised events, including all cultural, recreational and entertainment events and exhibitions...<\/p><\/a>READ MORE +<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t<\/div>

Re-opening of Courts\u2019 Registry as from 4th May 2020\"<\/h5><\/a>
4 May 2020<\/div>

The registry of the Courts of Justice has re-opened as from today, Monday 4th May 2020, pursuant to legal notice 177 of 2020 which amends the Closure of the Courts of Justice Order. This effectively means that ALL court acts and judicial proceedings may from now onwards start to be filed again, irrespective of whether...<\/p><\/a>READ MORE +<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t<\/div>

Contractual Obligations Amid a Pandemic \u2013 To What Extent Can a Default Be Excused?\"<\/h5><\/a>
22 April 2020<\/div>

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has by and large effected a wide spectrum of individuals and businesses who have been heavily impacted financially by an unprecedented and unexpected event to the extent that many are encountering difficulties in honouring obligations contracted in a pre-COVID19 world. To make matters worse, following the Superintendent of Public...<\/p><\/a>READ MORE +<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t<\/div>

ECB provides temporary relief for capital requirements for market risk\"<\/h5><\/a>
17 April 2020<\/div>

The European Central Bank (ECB) announced\u00a0(click to view the content) a temporary reduction in capital requirements for market risk, by allowing banks to adjust the supervisory component of these requirements. The measure aims to: Maintain banks\u2019 ability to provide market liquidity and to continue market-making activities Temporarily reduce a supervisory measure for banks (the qualitative...<\/p><\/a>READ MORE +<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t<\/div>

COVID-19: Subsidised Interest Rates Scheme Announced\"<\/h5><\/a>
16 April 2020<\/div>

The Maltese Government has just announced another measure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic so as to continue to aid businesses survive this crisis. Essentially through this measure, companies which resort to a loan to finance the current costs due to the COVID-19 outbreak will benefit from a 2.5% subsidy on interest rates for the...<\/p><\/a>READ MORE +<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t<\/div>

Moratorium on Credit Facilities in Exceptional Circumstances Regulations\"<\/h5><\/a>
15 April 2020<\/div>

By means of the Moratorium on Credit Facilities in Exceptional Circumstances Regulations, 2020 (Legal Notice 142 of 2020) (the \u2018Regulations\u2019), and with the aim of mitigating the serious disturbance to the Maltese economy which threatens the financial stability of Malta, credit and financial institutions have been obliged to grant a moratorium on capital and interest....<\/p><\/a>READ MORE +<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t<\/div>

Suspension of Legal and Judicial Times\"<\/h5><\/a>