COMPANY LAW IN MALTA
CPE: Pending approval
8.30am until 4.30pm
Castille, Casa Leone, Floriana
This course explores the key principles and concepts behind the legal founding and management of companies in Malta. Using the Companies Act 1995 as the main source of company law, it provides the legal background to the various possible stages a company can go through in its lifetime, from beginning to end. It also looks at the legal obligations a company and the people who run it, face whilst carrying out its everyday business.
Explained in plain language and using practical examples, this course provides enough technical detail for those who require a simple refresher as well as an overview of the major conceptual theories for those delegates looking for a general understanding of company law in Malta.
Candidates may be eligible to claim part of the cost incurred under the Investing in Skills Scheme. Click here for further information. Applications forms must be received by the Investing in Skills Unit at least 21 calendar days before start date of training.
A discounted price is available for students. Booking is subject to availability and on presentation of a valid student card.
For full programme and registration form please click the pdf file below.
Aims and Objectives
An in-depth introduction to the complexities of corporate governance and its implementation. A case studies on corporate governance – failures and successes.
The course will be of particular interest to staff carrying out supporting legal, administrative and finance duties relating to company law in all types of professional services and commercial firms.
0830 – 0900 WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATIONS
0900 – 1000 SOURCES AND ESSENTIAL FEATURES OF MALTESE COMPANY LAW
1000 – 1100 THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
1100 – 1120 COFFEE BREAK
1120 – 1300 OFFICIALS AND FUNCTIONARIES CONTEMPLATED UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT
1300 – 1400 LIGHT LUNCH
1400 – 1600 A REVIEW OF CORPORATE ACTIONS, REPORTING/ACCESS TO COMPANY RECORDS
1600 – 1630 CONCLUDING REMARKS - Q & A SESSION
About the Speaker
Adrian is a Maltese lawyer by profession focusing extensively on corporate law, regulatory and compliance matters. He acts as compliance officer and company secretary for licence holders authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) as well as international groups established in Malta. He also acted as company secretary of Global Capital plc., a financial services group (including its Maltese regulated subsidiaries), listed on the Malta Stock Exchange. Adrian holds a doctorate in laws from the University of Malta and a specialisation, at Masters Level, in financial services.
Since 2003, he led and consulted on various MFSA applications, listings, corporate financing transactions and company re-organisations. His core competencies include provision of regulatory and compliance consultancy, corporate and commercial structuring together with company secretarial services. Adrian is also a co-founder and executive director at Artio, a boutique firm based in Malta providing corporate, fiduciary and compliance services to regulated entities and international companies with a presence in Malta. Before co-founding Artio in 2012, Adrian held senior positions within an established Maltese law-firm, and acted as Head of Legal and Compliance at Global Capital plc.
Adrian coordinated and presented training sessions covering corporate law subjects and sits on the Investment Business Sub-Committee of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (Malta).