Cheques and Bank Drafts & Cash-Based Transactions Policy

The Directive No 19 on the use of cheques and bank drafts in terms of the CENTRAL BANK OF MALTA ACT (Cap. 204) seeks to ensure the safe and effective use of cheques and bank drafts, referred to as ‘paper-based instruments’, to reduce the legal and operational risks associated with these payment instruments. It is…

Documents Delivered to the Registrar

The Malta Business Registry would like to remind the public that the Registrar of Companies (the “Registrar”) is accepting documentation in electronic form. All documentation that is required to be submitted to the Registrar in accordance with Maltese company law procedures, may be validly submitted electronically by making use from one of the following methods:…

Notice to the Public – Annual Submissions to the Registrar

The Registrar of Companies deems it necessary to bring to the attention of the public, most notably company directors and secretaries, the requirement to file certain statutory forms or documentation and which according to company law provisions, are due for filing on an annual basis. 1. Annual Financial Statements (Annual Accounts) – Every company (public…

Notice to the Public regarding Financial Statements in terms of Regulation 64 (1) of the Merchant Shipping (Shipping Organisations – Private Companies) Regulations

Kindly note that the DD Forms that must be attached with financial statements filed in accordance with Regulation 64 (1) of the Merchant Shipping (Shipping Organisations – Private Companies) Regulations can be found online on the MBR Online Portal under Quicklinks – Officially Registry Forms – MSR Forms.

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…