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Minister Edward Scicluna addresses Financial Services Practitioners

Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna reiterated that Malta, as a member of the EU, is a financial and tax jurisdiction which has successfully undergone various routine due diligence checks from both the EU and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).     In his keynote speech, delivered at the 10th Finance Malta Annual Conference, Minister Scicluna said that Malta ranks positively in the Tax Justice Network’s Financial Secrecy Index, which ... [+]
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Minister Edward Scicluna addresses German media in Berlin

On Tuesday, Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna addressed the Germany press at the Maltese Embassy in Berlin, where he dispelled fake news appearing on the German media. He also gave a description of Malta’s tax regime, and an account of the work in progress related to the Council Presidency.   PRESS RELEASE ... [+]
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Finance Minister to address German media in Berlin

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna has left Malta for Berlin where he will address the German press following baseless and highly damaging fabricated allegations which have been circulated in the media in Germany with the clear intent of discrediting the Maltese financial services industry. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The ... [+]
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A strong economy is made up of strong sectors – Finance Minister Edward Scicluna

Minister for Finance, Prof. Edward Scicluna praised the financial and igaming sectors which are two strong components of the strong Maltese economy, as he addressed a half-day seminar entitled iGaming Meets the Maltese Capital Market.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The seminar, organised by the Malta Stock Exchange, served as ... [+]
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Reduction in rate of duty for inter-generation family business transfers

A reduction in transfer duties on family businesses has been announced by the Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna and Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business Chris Cardona.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND THE MINISTRY FOR THE ECONOMY, INVESTMENT AND SMALL BUSINESS Addressing a press conference on the subject, both ministers ... [+]
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Malta Stock Exchange doubles daily trading hours

As of Tuesday 18th April, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) will be doubling its daily trading, from three hours to six hours. This was announced by Minister for Finance, Prof Edward Scicluna and Malta Stock Exchange Chairman, Mr Joseph Portelli as they spoke to the press to mark the event.     PRESS ... [+]
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The Minister for Finance discusses budget measures with pensioners

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna met with the members of the Pensioners’ Association of the General Workers’ Union, where he explained the 20 measures introduced by the Government in aid of pensioners and the elderly.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Minister Scicluna explained in detail such measures, including the increases ... [+]
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Minister for Finance inaugurates the first two listings on the MSE Prospects platform

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna participated in the ceremony of the listing of the first two small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on Prospects, a new market platform of the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) designed specifically for SMEs, which was launched last year.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Besides being the ... [+]
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Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna leads the discussion on the boosting of more private investment in neighbouring regions

The informal meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) resumed on 8 April with discussions on the role of EU institutions in boosting private investment in North Africa, as well as the issue of tax certainty in a changing environment.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The ECOFIN President ... [+]
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Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna heads the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) Informal Meeting in Valletta

The first session of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) informal meeting was held on 7 April in Valletta under the Maltese Presidency represented by Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna.   [nggallery id=311] During the first day of the meeting, the ECOFIN council discussed the challenges and opportunities faced by the Economic ... [+]