The markets of financial instruments face new changes with the entrance in force of MIFID II.
Although MiFID II has exemptions, as per article 2 of MiFID II states the directive shall not apply to “collective investment undertakings and pension funds whether coordinated at Union level...
On December 5th ECOFIN, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council approved a list of 17 “tax heavens”, the jurisdictions pointed on the council may face tax and non-tax consequences. Another 47 committed to solve the problems regarding their tax systems. This list, is not definitive, and it will be revised once a year, since its creation. Find more information on the link below:
Audentia Capital sent a full representation headed by our CEO Mr. Alberto Llaneza to the Lugano Fund Forum, which this year marked its 7th anniversary.
The International Monetary Fund has remarked that Malta “is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe”. An assessment was made following an exchange between Maltese officials and IMF staff, usually held each year as part of the agreement signed by each member state that joins the institution.
Much of Malta’s economic growth can be attributed to the excellent regulation of banks and the financial services sector. Maltese banks also have a strong local deposit base, and the banking sector is not significantly exposed to foreign sovereign debt risks. In addition, assets held by the island’s five core banks are twice the size of Malta’s GDP, which itself is only half the EU average.
Malta, situada en el sur de Europa, tiene una superficie de 320 Km2 , que lo coloca entre los países más pequeños del mundo. Malta, con una población de 440.433 personas, se encuentra en la posición 170 de la tabla de población, compuesta por 196 países y tiene una altísima densidad de población, de 1.376 habitantes por Km2.