Best in Yachting Awards – 2018

I recently had the pleasure of being nominated by the Malta Business Review to sit on a panel of judges during the Malta Best In Business Awards 2018, to be held at Castello Dei Baroni in Wardija, Malta. Besides myself, there were other reputable members of the adjudication panel, and the nominees varied.  The Awards were held as part of the Malta Best in Business Awards, an annual event hosted by Malta Business Review as part of its ongoing efforts … Continued

Merchant Shipping Notice 124 (2015) – Malta

Transport Malta has recently issued a Merchant Shipping Notice to ships visiting US Ports.  It noted that many detentions arise from the deficiencies in terms of environmental protection and fire safety.  It therefore now requires ships to notify the relevant directorate of their intentions before entering US Ports. The timeliness of notifying Transport Malta is the responsibility of the Master and the ISM Manager. MS Notices are issued regularly by Transport Malta as directions to ships and shipowners in the operation … Continued

Managing Your Family Business

Every owner of a closely-held family business wants to know the business will continue—even thrive—once they’re gone. A well run, well managed family business can provide for you and your loved ones long after you’ve stepped down from its operation. It can even support your family after you’re gone.   Malta has a reliable trusts legislation akin to other more experienced jurisdictions and thereby draws on that experience in its drafting and administration. While not holding a trust authorisation in … Continued