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DIRECTORS - DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND LIABILITIES

pencil CPE: Pending approval

calendar 21 May

clock 8.00am until 5.00pm

location Castille, Casa Leone, Floriana

This training programme focuses on the office of director, the obligations that arise from such a position and potential liabilities of directors of Maltese companies. This programme outlines the main challenges faced by directors in the boardroom and how these challenges out to be tackled.

The main aim of the programme is to provide a good and practical understanding of the legal principles relevant to directors of a Maltese company a practical context to each of them through the use of practical examples, references to the Maltese Companies Act (Cap. 386 of the Laws of Malta) and recent case-law.

The main aim of the programme is to provide a good and practical understanding of the legal principles relevant to directors of a Maltese company a practical context to each of them through the use of practical examples, references to the Maltese Companies Act (Cap. 386 of the Laws of Malta) and recent case-law.

Acting as a director of a Maltese company and the ensuing obligations are very challenging. Through this programme you will gain a good understanding of the legal and corporate obligations associated with the office of director, what to expect during board meetings and how best to manage difficult situations which may arise during directors’ meetings. 

An assessment will also be provided at the end of the course. 

This training programme is designed for directors, prospective directors, company secretaries, corporate service providers, company administrators.

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.

Director-Duties.pdf

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Programme

08.00 - Registration

08.30 - The sources of the directors’ obligations in Maltese Law

10.15 - The office of Director

10.45 - Tea/Coffee

11.00 - Ad hoc legislation – Clear responsibilities/onerous obligations - Income

12.45 - Lunch

13.30 - The director’s appointment and the appointment instrument

14.15 - The termination of the Appointment

14.45 - Dealing with conflicts of interest

15.15 - Tea / Coffee

15.30 - The Board Meeting

16.00 - The director’s role in general Meetings

16.30 - Closing remarks / Questions

 

About the Trainer 

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).

 

 

 

 

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