The financial industry has come to the attention of foreign enterprisers thinking about Malta as their investment destination not such long ago. This is because Malta was renowned for other more prolific industries. However, the small country has set in place a business-friendly legislation related to investment funds. Apart from the laws governing investment funds, foreign entrepreneurs can also choose the vehicle that fits best to their needs.
Our Maltese lawyers can help foreign investors set up any type of fund in this country.
The Maltese legislation on investments is quite extensive due to the multitude of funds one can establish here. The most important law governing investments in Malta are:
The MFSA’s rules related to investment funds cover:
Considering Malta is also an EU member state, all EU Directive applicable to investment funds have been integrated in the local legislation.
The Investment Services Act is the main law covering all funds in Malta as it provides for the requirements and conditions for both qualified and unqualified investors setting up funds. There are four types of investment services licenses one can apply for:
If you want to set up an investment fund and need more information on the applicable legislation, please contact our law firm in Malta.
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