08 May 2014 
Cyprus signs five new double tax treaties with Spain, Finland, Estonia, Portugal and Ukraine.
 08 May 2014 Kenneth A Camilleri
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

On the 25th of November 2013 Malta and the Cayman Islands have concluded the Agreement for Exchange of Information Relating to Tax Matters

 17 Jul 2013 Justine Bielik

FATCA effective date has been extended by 6 months

 24 Jun 2013 Justine Bielik

Legal notice implementing Malta-Russia double tax treaty has been published

The double tax treaty between Turkey and Malta is now in force.

 12 Jun 2013 Justine Bielik

The transfer of shares in a company cannot, irrespective of the size of the shareholding, be regarded as equivalent to the transfer of a totality of assets or part thereof within the meaning of Article 5(8) of the Sixth Directive [Article 19 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC], unless the holding is part of an independent unit which allows an independent economic activity to be carried out, and that activity is carried on by the transferee

 28 May 2013 Justine Bielik

Participation exemption for branches 

 23 May 2013 Justine Bielik

European Parliament adopted a Resolution on the Fight against Tax Fraud, Tax Evasion and Tax Havens

 26 Apr 2013 Dr Anton John Mifsud

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has affirmed that the collapse of Cyprus’ banking system has very limited direct implications for small financial-services-focused countries like Malta and Luxembourg. Whilst the size of Malta's financial system is large, relative to the economy's output, domestic banks in Malta are considerably smaller as a proportion of GDP, with a stronger and more stable asset quality.

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