OUR SERVICES

COMMERCIAL & CORPORATE

The Companies Act (Chapter 386 of the Laws of Malta) provides a well-structured framework for the regulation of companies and partnerships in the Maltese jurisdiction. Corporate law is the foundation of every business therefore quality legal advice regarding corporate matters including company formation, corporate structures, and tax compliance, is essential for the proper governance of corporate entities. Commercial agreements and contracts are drafted or vetted by our team to satisfy the clients’ business needs while ensuring legal compliance. Commercial and corporate work is normally carried out with AEGIS Corporate Services Limited, the corporate branch of the firm.

 

The firm offers the following services in relation to Commercial and Corporate matters:

  • Advice on Company structures;
  • Setting up of Companies or Commercial Partnerships;
  • Setting up of small business ventures, including self-employed or civil partnerships;
  • A full range of Corporate Services as may be required for the maintenance of such company, including Company Registration Services;
  • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Income Tax and VAT registration;
  • Drafting and review of commercial contracts;
  • Employment Permit number;
  • Commercial litigation including litigation in front of the Consumer Complaints Tribunal; and
  • Redomiciliation of Foreign Companies.

FAQs

What is a Private Company?

A Private Company is a company which, by its memorandum or articles: (i) limits the right to transfer its shares; (ii) limits the number of members to fifty; and (iii) prohibits invitations to the public to subscribe for company shares or debentures.

What is a Public Company?

A Public Company is a company which does not qualify as a private company, and whose shares or debentures may be offered to the public.

What is the minimum share capital of a company?

The minimum authorized share capital of a private company is € 1,164.69 and the minimum authorized share capital of a public company is €46,587.47.

The firm offers the following services in relation to Commercial and Corporate matters:
  • Advice on Company structures;
  • Setting up of Companies or Commercial Partnerships;
  • Setting up of Small business ventures, including self-employed or civil partnerships;
  • A full range of Corporate Services as may be required for the maintenance of such company, including Company Registration Services;
  • Registered Office Services;
  • Income Tax and VAT registration;
  • Employment Permit number;
  • Commercial litigation including litigation in front of the Consumer Complaints Tribunal; and
  • Redomiciliation of Foreign Companies.

OUR LAWYERS SPECIALISING IN THIS FIELD

Malcolm Mifsud

Founding Partner

Cedric Mifsud

Founding Partner

Charlene Baldacchino Gauci

Senior Associate

Mattea Abdilla

Associate / AML Compliance Manager

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