Ecovis Malta provides specialised legal services across various practice areas. Through their vast experience, our team of lawyers will assist you in a timely and bespoke manner depending on your individual and business needs.
Our practice areas include:
- Financial Services:
Ecovis Malta assists clients with the licensing requirements in direct liaison with the Malta Financial Services Authority. Furthermore, beyond the initial licensing process, our team also assists clients with meeting their regulatory obligations throughout their operations.
- Yachting and Aviation:
Our legal team assists with the incorporation requirements and process of shipping organisations; the registration of private yachts; and the registration of aircrafts. Moreover, Ecovis Malta advises clients on affairs such as assistance with the tonnage tax regime for commercial yachts, legal assistance with the sale, purchase, and importation of yachts, and the handling of operating leases.
Our team at Ecovis Malta has assisted numerous clients involved in the pharmaceutical industry, in direct liaison with the Malta Medicines Authority, with obtaining authorisations and licenses. Furthermore, Ecovis Malta can assist your company with applying for assistance offered by the Malta Enterprise and the Malta Life Sciences Park.
Ecovis Malta can assist your gaming company through a variety of services including assistance throughout the process of obtaining a license from the Malta Gaming Authority and ensuring full compliance beyond the initial licensing process. Our team has also assisted clients in the igaming industry through the drafting and reviewing of affiliate and white label agreements, platform agreements, outsourcing, software licensing and distribution agreements.
- Immigration and Residence:
Relocating to Malta can be beneficial for a number of reasons. Malta is an attractive immigration location, boasting a typical Mediterranean climate, rich culture, and notable history. Ecovis Malta can assist you with your application for the programmes you may be eligible for in relocating to Malta. Such programs include: the Malta Permanent Residence Programme; the Global Residence Programme; the Malta Retirement Programme; and the High-Net-Worth Individuals Rules. Ecovis Malta can also assist with the necessary permits and procedures regarding residence and employment permits in Malta.
- Intellectual Property:
Our lawyers can assist you with protecting your intellectual property within the international and local spheres through the registration of trademarks, patents, and designs within the jurisdiction of Malta and the protection of trademarks within the EU. Our team also assists clients with trademark, design and patent searches in local databases, and registers as well as negotiating and drafting confidentiality, development, distribution, technology transfer, licensing and joint venture agreements for both domestic and foreign entities.
- Corporate and Commercial Affairs:
Ecovis Malta assists local and international companies in projects involving company formation, the continuation of companies, restructurings, joint ventures, and mergers, and acquisitions. Furthermore, our legal team assists companies with the drafting of Shareholders Agreements. From a commercial perspective, Ecovis Malta assists clients with the drafting of commercial contracts, agency agreements, distribution agreements, franchising, and outsourcing agreements.
- Data Protection:
Ecovis Malta can assist your organization by providing the right legal and technical advice and assistance on data protection issues, including the obligations arising from the General Data Protection Regulation. Moreover, our legal team can draft privacy policies and other T&Cs for your organization and offer advice regarding DPOs and other staff members.
Ecovis Malta provides specialised legal services in Employment Law and our lawyers assist clients as they initiate employment relationships, structure working environments in line with their legal responsibilities, as well as navigate labour and human resources issues along the way. Our team is well versed to assist both private companies as well as entities within the public sector.
- AML Compliance Services
Furthermore, our legal team is trained in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regulations and can provide corporate clients and independent professionals specialized advice on meeting AML/CFT legal obligations.