Acquisition of immovable property in Malta: who needs a permit?

Blog posts   •   Apr 18, 2018 10:04 BST

Purchasing an immovable property in Malta may be subject to certain requirements, depending on the conditions of the case at hand. As a rule, non-residents willing to acquire immovable property need to obtain an AIP (Acquisition of Immovable Property) permit issued by the Minister of Finance and valid only for the property and purpose indicated therein.


The Cryptocurrency Race Is On! Comparing Leaders in DLT Regulation

Blog posts   •   Mar 16, 2018 17:08 GMT

While several countries have chosen to take up a crypto-friendly approach, often classifying cryptocurrencies as assets or commodities rather than actual currencies for tax purposes, few regulators have set out to devise a regulatory framework. In this article major players, including Malta, Estonia, Gibraltar, Israel, Switzerland and the US, are compared.


Malta citizenship by investment programme to further reaffirm its high repute

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2018 16:46 GMT

​Regarded as one of the most reputable citizenship by investment programmes, in particular thanks to its high due diligence standards, Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP) is likely to undergo further refinement, as a call for proposals has been launched by the government.


Malta, an undiscovered post-Brexit solution

Blog posts   •   Feb 13, 2018 16:55 GMT

Although little is known about Malta as a company relocation destination after Brexit, it has potential to become an attractive spot for the UK businesses thanks to its robust economy, favourable taxation, high-skilled EU labour and UK-modelled legislation.

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Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates is a European law and professional services firm, with offices in Malta, Cyprus, London, Zurich and Hong Kong, advising high net worth international families and their businesses on residency & citizenship, wealth management, acquisition of property, fintech and more.


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