When a person legally changes or adds to his name, a discrepancy is created between the name that is stated on his birth certificate and the name that is written on his passport and any subsequent acts or documents, that are issued in his name following his name change. While [...]
It is recently becoming more popular for couples not to commit to marriage, owing to the emotional and financial difficulties that come about from terminating a marriage. Therefore, many couples tend to live together in a state of cohabitation without any formalities. Traditionally, this meant that the parties in the [...]
Malta is an attractive fast-developing and extremely fast-growing business hub for many foreign investors and local businessmen, in spite of the global pandemic. Opening a business in Malta entitles one with many appealing benefits, such as the Maltese attractive tax regimes. Also, the sound legal system and modern business [...]
In 2004, Malta became a member of the European Union and the Council of Europe. This created a new legislation which prevails over national law and includes a considerable body of regulations. The primacy of European law is enshrined in Article 825A of the Code of organization and civil procedure [...]
Apart from yacht registration being a fast and straightforward process, registering commercial vessels in Malta can be considered very advantageous due to the Maltese favourable tax system, offering special treatment for yachts used for commercial purposes. By definition, commercial vessels are vessels engaged in commercial operations, which do not carry [...]
Divorce is a relatively recent concept in Maltese law, governed by Article 66A et seq of the Civil Code. Divorce in Malta may be demanded by means of a court application either submitted jointly by the parties or else by one party against the other. Recent amendments to divorce proceedings [...]
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