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A step-by-step guide to issuing your first Green Bond
Green Finance in Malta A step-by-step guide to issuing your first Green Bond
In an era where sustainability is not just a buzzword but a business imperative, Malta has marked a significant milestone with the issuance of its first green bond. This pioneering move not only reflects the market’s early steps in the commitment to sustainable development. It is a signal that there are new financing avenues for companies looking to contribute to a greener future. But how does a company in Malta issue a green bond? This article provides a simple guide, outlining the main steps and key considerations for companies who are interested in raising capital for environmentally friendly purposes.
Francesca Vella
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The Notional Interest Deduction (NID) Explained
Unlocking Tax Efficiency The Notional Interest Deduction (NID) Explained
Explore the Notional Interest Deduction (NID) and its role in reshaping financing strategies for businesses. Learn how NID bridges the gap between debt and equity financing, offering tax-efficient alternatives. Discover the mechanics of NID, including calculation methods and limitations. Consult the expert advisors at Grant Thornton Malta for personalized tax-saving solutions and embark on a rewarding journey towards financial success.
Michael Agius
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Malta's nomad residency - a Mediterranean home for globe trotters
Nomad residence programme Malta's nomad residency - a Mediterranean home for globe trotters
Explore Malta's Nomad Residence Programme offering tax exemptions and reduced rates for remote workers. Learn about eligibility criteria, income tax regulations, and reporting requirements for digital nomads. Discover how this scheme facilitates remote living while retaining foreign employment or servicing clients abroad, making Malta an attractive destination for those seeking a tax-friendly environment for their nomadic lifestyle.
Michael Agius
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EBA extends its ML/TF Risk Factor Guidelines to include CASPs
European Banking Authority EBA extends its ML/TF Risk Factor Guidelines to include CASPs
This expansion implies that the updated Guidelines will now offer insights into the mitigating measures that should be adopted. The document explains how CASPs can tailor their risk mitigation strategies, incorporating the utilization of blockchain analytics tools. Moreover, it provides guidance to other financial institutions and credit entities that either have CASPs as clients or are exposed to crypto assets.
Wayne Pisani
Ruth Esposito
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Elevating your Video Games Business
Navigating Malta’s Digital Frontier Elevating your Video Games Business
As the video gaming landscape continues to evolve, Malta has seized the opportunity to position itself at the forefront of this digital revolution. From the establishment of international video game development studios to the hosting of major gaming events, Malta is carving a niche for itself in an industry that knows no boundaries. This insight delves into the recent Playcon 2023 event, where Grant Thornton played a pivotal role in facilitating a panel discussion on "Unleashing Potential: Growing Your Games Business in Malta."
Virain Hariramani
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