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Global tax still far from becoming reality

After the accolades, an agreement among the world's wealthiest countries to set a global minimum tax on the biggest companies now faces a long, bumpy road to implementation. The path is complicated even among the Group of Seven rich nations that endorsed the plan, with US...

ECB in hot seat over easy money as economy strengthens

Markets will be looking for clues on Thursday on when the European Central Bank might start winding down monetary stimulus, as the economic rebound from the pandemic accelerates and eurozone inflation surges past the bank’s target. The ECB’s 25-member governing council is widely expected to hold...

Malta assessed as no longer “non-compliant” by MONEYVAL

Malta has passed the MONEYVAL test. The first enhanced follow-up report, dated April 2021, has found that Malta has made sufficient progress to be assessed as no longer non-compliant. The next step is the FATF opinion, expected at the end of June or early July. MONEYVAL...

MBR issues two new Guidance Notes

Below please find two guidance notes that were issued by the MBR and the relevant contact details: Guidelines on High Risk Jurisdictions Contact Email:   Guidance Notes on the Registration of Foundations and Associations Contact Email:

Five reasons to use MFSA’s Payment Accounts Fees Comparison Tool

Financial consumer protection and education lies at the heart of the Malta Financial Services Authority’s mission. With the firm belief that good choices start with informed decisions, the MFSA is continually making available online tools and resources as part of its commitment to providing accurate...