Notice to Company Service Providers regarding the Company Service Providers Act

The Registrar of Companies would like to bring to the attention of the Company Service Providers and the general public the recent amendments that took place in the Company Service Providers Act and how this will impact on the operations of the Malta Business Registry (MBR). Kindly note the below: Processing by the MBR Persons…

Notice by the Registrar of Companies

The Malta Business Registry would like to bring to the attention of subject persons and interested parties the publication of Legal Notice 199 of 2021 which was issued on 30 April 2021. By virtue of this Legal Notice, the Malta Business Registry (MBR) is now considered as a supervisory authority in terms of Regulation 2…

Notice on the use of Electronic Signatures

The Malta Business Registry clarifies that the use of electronic signatures by the general public for the submission of documents to the Registrar is possible in accordance with EU legislation, specifically Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic…

MBR Training – 11th September 2020

We would like to inform our esteemed clients that our staff will be undergoing internal training. For this reason no telephone queries will be handled during the whole day. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Important Notice to Subject Persons and Administrators of Legal Organisations

Act XVII of 2020, amending the Second Schedule to the Civil Code (hereinafter referred to as the Second Schedule) has been published on 11th August 2020. This notice is being brought to the attention of all subject persons and administrators of legal organisations. By virtue of these amendments, the functions of the Registrar of Companies…

Update – Online Filing of Annual Return BO Confirmation

According to Legal Notice 247 of 2020, the Annual Return - BO Confirmation is required to be filed within 42 days from the made up date of the Annual Return. This Form can no longer be uploaded as part of the Annual Return process but instead can be uploaded from Online Filing - Form Beneficial Owners. Failure to submit…

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS OF PUBLIC COMPANIES

The Companies Act (Public Companies - Annual General Meetings Regulations), 2020 is applicable to those public companies (hereinafter referred to as “company/companies”) whose annual general meeting was due during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Such regulations apply to those companies who have more than six (6) shareholders and due to the closing of certain venues and…

Disqualified Directors and Disqualification of Directors

The Registrar of Companies would like to inform the general public that by virtue of Act No. XXXI of 2020 Article 142 and Article 320 of the Companies Act have been amended. A person that has been convicted of any of the crimes affecting public trust or of theft or fraud or of knowingly receiving…