Liquidity crisis in times of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) — How to avoid financial constraints

Liquidity crisis in times of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) — How to avoid financial constraints

How to get more liq­uid­i­ty in times of Coro­n­avirus. Tips from experts. Con­fi­dence in the finan­cial mar­kets has weak­ened since the finan­cial cri­sis of 2008. Many com­pa­nies are cur­rent­ly ask­ing them­selves how to pro­ceed. Small and medi­um-sized com­pa­nies, in par­tic­u­lar, are fac­ing an unprece­dent­ed chal­lenge. Covid 19 — the virus...

7 Things you need to know about the AML/CFT Implementing Procedures to the Virtual Financial Assets Sector

7 Things you need to know about the AML/CFT Implementing Procedures to the Virtual Financial Assets Sector

It is the moment all MLROs and Com­pli­ance Offi­cers with­in the local Vir­tu­al Finan­cial Asset sphere have been wait­ing for – the pub­li­ca­tion of the legal­ly bind­ing Imple­ment­ing Pro­ce­dures (IPs) (Part II) in rela­tion to the VFA sec­tor! Issued on the 3rd of Feb­ru­ary by the Finan­cial Intel­li­gence Analy­sis Unit,...

The Extraordinary General Meeting

The Extraordinary General Meeting

Every com­pa­ny duly reg­is­tered under the Com­pa­nies Act shall con­vene an Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing (AGM) once per year. We have already dealt with the require­ment of call­ing an AGM and the for­mal­i­ties that are required for the call­ing and hold­ing of such meet­ing, how­ev­er, what does a com­pa­ny do if...

Corona Virus – The Legal Implications

Corona Virus – The Legal Implications

“There is a need to bal­ance legal oblig­a­tions with sen­si­ble prac­ti­cal­i­ties, in a sce­nario which we haven’t real­ly seen before.” COVID-19: bet­ter known as the coro­n­avirus has been the lat­est con­cern of many peo­ple around the world. We would not delve into the med­ical impact, the symp­toms or the ‘cure’...

Malta – A Viable Brexit Solution for Businesses

Malta – A Viable Brexit Solution for Businesses

“As a hard-nosed, self-made busi­ness­man, I believe that Mal­ta rep­re­sents the best des­ti­na­tion for ambi­tious UK firms that must have a post-Brex­it pres­ence in the EU” — Michael Ashcroft The depar­ture of Europe’s num­ber one des­ti­na­tion for for­eign direct invest­ment has sent shock­waves through­out the world and cre­at­ed con­fu­sion and...

Blockchain Technology vis-à-vis the GDPR

Blockchain Technology vis-à-vis the GDPR

The use of blockchain technology is still new to our digital age, however it is important to view such usage from a GDPR Perspective. The GDPR mainly focuses on the Protection Data and highlights the importance of compliance with the requirements set out in the Regulation. Despite the incompatibilities, the GDPR and Blockchain Technology can co-exist.