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AIIB annual meeting in Luxembourg

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna attended the AIIB annual meeting in Luxembourg. He was accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank Alessandro Demarco.       Saturday 13th July 2019 [+]

Malta announces major reforms to strengthen the fight against financial crime

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna has reinforced the country’s commitment to fighting the scourge of financial crime and money laundering. The Minister unveiled new measures to boost the resources available to regulators and law enforcement as well as proposing sweeping reforms to ensure their effectiveness.   Creation of new Financial Organised ... [+]

Aktar xogħol mill-istituzzjonijiet Maltin fil-ġlieda kontra l-ħasil tal-flus

Fil-jiem li ġejjin il-Gvern se jkun qed jippreżenta pakkett ta’ miżuri li permezz tiegħu ser ikun hemm iżjed sinerġija bejn l-istituzzjonijiet fil-ġlieda tagħhom kontra l-ħasil tal-flus. Ħabbar dan il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna waqt li kien qed jindirizza s-67 laqgħa tal-Kumitat Konġunt dwar il-Prevenzjoni tal-Ħasil tal-Flus u l-Iffinanzjar tat-Terroriżmu fi ħdan ... [+]

EIB should take note of developments arising from Med7 meeting

“We congratulate EIB President Hoyer and his team for good results obtained during 2018 but especially in addressing capital replacement needs, together with governance reforms and gender balance.  With regards to the future, climate change and sustainable finance will of course feature prominently in terms of priorities”. This was stated ... [+]

Malta praised for being a longstanding partner at the EBRD

“We are interested in bringing together Europe and Africa, especially North Africa; we have our expertise, history, good contacts, we are trusted as honest brokers and as a small country with no political agendas which wants peace and prosperity.” This was stated by the Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna following ... [+]

Further institutions needed to combat organised economic crimes

“Apart from the need to have further institutions to fight organised economic crimes, there will also be a review of the roles of our institutions to ensure that there will be better enforcement and closer collaboration while speeding up the prosecution process”, said Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna during his ... [+]

Meeting with World Bank officials

Minister for Finance Professor Edward Scicluna held a meeting with World Bank Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta, Middle East and North Africa, Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly at his Ministry in Valletta wherein they discussed issues of interest between Malta and the MENA countries. She was accompanied by World Bank ... [+]

Is-sħab soċjali jiddiskutu l-aħħar żviluppi fil-qasam tat-tassazzjoni fuq livell Ewropew u globali

Waqt laqgħa tal-Kunsill Malti għall-Iżvilupp Ekonomiku u Soċjali, il-membri ngħataw preżentazzjoni dwar l-aħħar żviluppi fil-qasam tat-tassazzjoni fuq livell Ewropew u dak globali. Stqarrija mill-Ministeru għall-Affarijiet Ewropej u l-Ugwaljanza, Mill-Ministeru għall-Finanzi, u Mis-Segretarjat Parlamentari għall-Fondi Ewropej u Djalogu Soċjali Is-Segretarju Parlamentari għall-Fondi Ewropej u Djalogu Soċjali Aaron Farrugia fetaħ il-laqgħa billi sostna li s-sistema tat-tassazzjoni hija ... [+]

Ħlas ex gratia ta’ darba bbażat fuq is-snin ta’ servizz li l-eks ħaddiema

Kif tħabbar nhar il-Hadd li għadda mill-Prim Ministru, il-Kabinett illum iddiskuta l-każi pendenti ta’ dawk li bħall-membri tal-korpi tas-sebgħinijiet dak iż-żmien setgħu sabu ruħhom f’sitwazzjonijiet anomali jew żfavorevoli. Il-membri tal-korpi li wara kienu ġew impjegati mal-Gvern diġà ġew indirizzati fl-ewwel skema li tħabbret fil-Baġit għall-2017 u bdiet titħaddem matul dik is-sena stess. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U L-MINISTERU GĦALL-FAMILJA, ... [+]

The implications of the Digital Tax are becoming clearer and therefore Malta urges caution at EU level

“Malta was asking other member states to be cautious about going for a quick fix Digital Tax in view of the implications which are now becoming clearer, that as Europeans the impact on us could be serious and possibly ominous. This is because Europeans are mostly exporting countries and the ... [+]