AML training needed for iGaming staff

The need to train iGaming staff on anti-money laundering (AML) procedures was high on the agenda during a KPMG seminar at the Hilton. Speakers outlined the good, the bad and the ugly of current iGaming, while providing a tax update on the new country-by-country reporting standards of the EU and the OECD.

iGaming | 22 Jun, 2017

Incomparable Malta

Old meets new in Malta, where 7,000 years of history and a modern, increasingly trendy, vibe attract record numbers of tourists each year.

Tourism | 31 May, 2017

Quantum leap at FinanceMalta's 10th conference

FinanceMalta's 10th Annual Conference took place at the Hilton in St Julian's under the heading 'Taking the Next Quantum Leap'. The conference gathered speakers working in all industry segments and touched upon all the hot topics within financial services such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies among others.

Financial Services | 29 May, 2017

Moody's rate Malta on favourable track

Moody's annual update on Malta's credit rating is now published, it highlights that although Malta has favourable economic prospects and robust growth, the fiscal accounts of the government with a public debt to GDP ratio above the A-rated median continues to constrain an improved rating.

Economy | 26 May, 2017

BOV and French-Maltese Chamber deepen collaboration

The collaboration between Bank of Valletta (BOV) and the Maltese-French Chamber of Commerce was renewed during a presentation at the French Embassy. Kenneth Farrugia, Chief Business Development Officer at BOV, emphasised the importance in promoting trade relations between Malta and France during his address.

Financial Services | 26 May, 2017

Ukraine eyes Malta as grain distribution hub

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Malta could become the site of a Ukrainian grain distribution facility for the North African market during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Poroshenko also highlighted that the Ukrainian Antonov aircraft company is willing to open an office in Malta.

Transport & Logistics | 17 May, 2017

Maltese aviation scaling up

Bank of Valletta held the sixth edition of the BOV Aviation Outlook at their head office in Santa Venera on May 8th. The conference highlighted Malta's continued growth of the aviation industry with maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations, back-office setups, R&D and the production of aircraft components.

Aviation | 09 May, 2017

MCAST and the maritime industry strengthen ties

A memorandum of understanding was signed on the 8th of May between Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology (MCAST) and Malta Maritime Forum (MMF) to strengthen collaboration and facilitate the upgrading of technical skills among maritime industry employees.

Maritime & Shipping | 09 May, 2017

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