Combating threats by criminals and terrorists

22.09.2020 In the 1990s, the European Union adopted the first anti-money laundering (AML) directive. Years later, after the 9/11 attacks, gatekeepers around the globe such as banks have been applying more measures to prevent the misuse of the financial system to prevent money laundering while also combating the financing of terrorism (CFT).  In addition to…

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Should I trademark my business?

15.09.2020 Are you looking to create your own brand identity and securing it? Trademark it! The local Trademarks Act identifies that a “trademark may, in particular, consist of words (including personal names), figurative element, letters, numerals or the shape of good of their packaging”. This or a combination of these elements will help one to…

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Smart Outsourcing

1.09.2020 If you are a self-employed person or run a business and you’re currently frustrated with the volume of work and can’t keep up with your administration work, we are presenting you with a solution – back office support outsourcing. It is a well known fact that although administration work is very important, it’s rarely…

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The New Refund Scheme on Port Charges

The first one applies for ships entering Malta’s ports with cargo between December 2019 and May 2020 and it offers a 35% refund on port charges, pilotage charges and berthing service charges. The second one applies to those operating with trailers and containers in importation and exportation, where every trailer is eligible for €40 and…

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Financial Consultancy

4.08.2020 Are you currently looking into options on how your business can grow? Or would you like to start exploring new available options? Our advice is to start off by meeting up with a financial advisor who will provide you with a clear picture of your company’s financial situation. A financial consultant offers a number…

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Funding opportunities for businesses

28.07.2020 Business owners of any type and size are always on the lookout for possibilities on how to improve their access to more financing to remain competitive in the market. Such opportunities are possible through funding by the European Union.   Below are some of the financial opportunities that businesses can tap into: Business Enhance…

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How easy is it to incorporate a company?

21.07.2020 Incorporating a new company in Malta or offshore has never been an easy decision to take especially today as it requires more paperwork including business planning, necessary consultation sessions, submitting documents and so much more. Yet, there are still ways how this process can eliminate headaches and setting up a company can still be…

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New Residency Plan

14.07.2020 New details have been published about the changes that will be made to the Malta Individual Investor Programme (IIP). Since this is reaching its cap of 1,800 applications, a new residency programme will replace the IIP as we know it by the last quarter of 2020. MIIPA, the Agency managing the current programme will…

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7 years later

8.07.2020 Today, we at Fairwinds Management Limited, together with our partner company Accounting Services Ltd celebrated our 7th year of operations, both companies forming part of the well-known group of companies, Business Concept International plc. Throughout the past 7 years, both companies faced challenges and achievements, while always keeping the same level of professionalism and…

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Property Law

7.07.2020 Are you buying, developing, renting or leasing residential or commercial property? Whether you are a company or an individual (foreigner or local citizen), it is important to be aware of the rights linked with property acquisition before entering into such an important deal. Lack of information or misinformation could lead to several complications. In…

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