01 Aug 2019 Chetcuti Cauchi
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates has partnered up with Mr Kaysi to take on the role of Regional Director. .
The MFSA has recently issued its Consultation Paper on Security Token Offerings (STO). Our firm will be providing its opinions to the Authority as an interested investor. This paper focuses on 6 different sections, being “defining security tokens”, “applications for approval of prospectuses and/or admissibility to listing and trading of traditional STOs”, “transparency requirements”, “secondary markets”, “market abuse regulations” and “post-trade settlement”.
By virtue of Legal Notice 110 of 2019 the possibility of consolidation for tax purposes was introduced into Maltese law. With effect from year of assessment 2020, subject to satisfying certain conditions, a parent company, as defined, and its subsidiaries may elect to be treated as a single entity for tax purposes.
 18 Jul 2019 Chetcuti Cauchi
Building on its reputation as the ultimate maritime hub, Malta continues to reach new heights, evidenced by the announcement that Shipping Giant CMA CGM will relocate its entire to the Malta flag. This was announced in a press conference by the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects earlier this week.
The MFSA Annual Report 2018 has just been published, and a 9.5% growth has been witnessed within the Financial Service Industry. Silvio Schembri has remarked that such growth has been the result of a restructuring process, which was set in motion 2 years ago within the MFSA.
 12 Jul 2019 Chetcuti Cauchi
It has been announced that two major shipping companies will join TradeLens, which is a tailor-made blockchain-based shipping platform. Basically, it uses smart contract and blockchain in order to permit associations between various parties, in a transparent and safe environment.
The Bill entitled ‘Various Financial Services Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019’ makes amendments to financial services in Malta.
Malta announced that All Rent Agreements are to be registered through blockchain technology to enhance security.
The MFSA and the FIAU launched a Guidance Document with the aim of assisting organisations with clients working in Fintech.
 19 Jun 2019 Dr. Silvana Zammit
Adidas suffered a blow when the EU court declared the Adidas mark invalid in relation to its well-known three-stripe logo.

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