The MBR publishes its 2019 Annual Report and Financial Statements

The Malta Business Register (MBR) has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for the financial year ending 31 December 2019. The report provides an overview of the activities and work performed throughout the year by the MBR. Furthermore, the report includes a summary of the performance of the Registry during 2019 as well as…

Companies Act (Shipping and Aviation Cell Companies) Regulations

The Minister for Economy, Investment and Small Businesses issued new regulations under the Companies Act entitled the Companies Act (Shipping and Aviation Cell Companies) Regulations. The purpose of these regulations is to create a new structure to be used by companies operating in the shipping and aviation field by means of cell companies. After the…

Notice to Officers – Beneficial Owner Forms

Changes to the Companies Act (Register of Beneficial Owners) Regulations, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Regulations’) will become effective following the entry into force of Legal Notice 247 of 2020. This notice is being brought to the attention of all company officers and provides an overview of the regulatory changes being introduced. When submitting…

Appointment of Special Controllers in terms of Article 329B of the Companies Act

The Official Receiver is receiving applications from individuals interested in being appointed as Special Controllers to assist Companies facing financial difficulties. Individuals with 5 years proven experience in the administration of companies, or 2 years experience if they hold a bachelor's degree from a recognised university, are invited to apply by email sending a CV…

Important Notice to Subject Persons

The Companies Act (Register of Beneficial Owners) Regulations, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Regulations’), have been amended by Legal Notice 158 of the year 2019. Following the coming into force of the Regulations, subject persons in terms of the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations providing services in or from Malta,…

SIGNING OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MoU) BETWEEN MBR AND COMPETENT AUTHORITIES

Malta Business Registry (MBR) and Competent Authorities in accordance with the PMLPTR, namely the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), and Sanctions Monitoring Board (SMB), individually agreed to build cooperation by signing memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation and exchange of information.The MoU is a form of mutual commitment in complimenting each…

UPDATE REGARDING PROCESSING OF DOCUMENTS AND ON-SITE INSPECTIONS

Following the advice by the National Health Authorities based on recommendations by WHO and ECDC, MBR will start processing paper format on the first working day after 72hours from receipt of such document. We remind our clients that they can make use of our online platform https://registry.mbr.mt/ROC/. Furthermore, on-site inspections will be held through digital…

IMPORTANT NOTICE – Submission of Annual Returns and Financial Statements

Every company is required to submit to the Registrar an Annual Return accompanied by the appropriate registration fee by not later than 42 days from the anniversary date of the company and the financial statements by not later than ten months and 42 days (private company) or seven months and 42 days (public company) from…