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Malta Company
Good to Know
Malta has taken important and substantial steps to establish itself as a global player in the cross-border fund administration business. Competing against countries like Ireland and Luxembourg, Malta has a unique combination of a multi-lingual workforce and a strong legal system. The country boasts as a regulator, the MFSA, which has a strong business development mind-set, and the country has been successful in attracting gaming businesses, aircraft and ship registration, credit-card issuing banking licences, and also fund administration.
Main Characteristics
Company type
Private Company Limited by shares.
Governing corporate legislation
Malta companies are regulated under the Malta Companies Act 1995. The Maltese Registry of Companies, and the Malta Financial Services Authorityis are the governing authorities.
Information published relating to company officers
The names of company officers appear on public record. Nominee officers can be used to avoid the client's name appearing.
Confidentiality
Malta offers a high level of anonymity and privacy.
Accounting requirement
Accounts and tax filing must be submitted every year.
Taxation
The effective corporate tax rate is 5%. While the regular corporate tax rate is 35%, as a foreign shareholder, one would be reimbursed 80% of that amount. This results in a highly attractive 5% final rate.
Legislation
Modern offshore legislation.
Standard currency
EUR
Time to form
Malta has a fast and efficient registry: 1 week formation time.
Stability
Very stable jurisdiction with an excellent reputation.
Communication
Efficient communication means.
Time zone
Convenient world time zone: GMT+1
Secretary required
Yes
Paid up capital requirement
Yes. 20% of EUR 1,200 paid up capital requirement. Effectively a EUR 240 deposit in a CIF account.
Basis of legal System
Under Common Law.
Minimum directors/shareholders
Minimum of 1 director and 1 shareholder.
Bearer shares
Bearer shares are not permitted
Documents Required
for the Creation of the Company
A certified copy Certification of the passport can be made by a notary, bank, lawyer or accountant. Kindly consult your dedicated account manager at SFM to obtain precise information. of your passport, 1 Original or certified copy of the proof of domicile (issued within the last 3 months), an original letter of reference from your bank, evidence of the origin of net wealth, as well as a curriculum vitae.**









* Subject to the constraints of the due diligence procedure.
** Documents must be provided for every person related to the company.
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