Taking Blue Growth to the Next Level

Malta’s desire to build a sustainable blue economy creates a host of investment opportunities for forward-looking companies in fields such as maritime technologies and expertise, writes Daniel Aquilina, Chairman of the Malta Marittima Agency (MMA).

Maritime & Shipping | 23 Mar, 2017

Malta's Brexit benefits

Malta is anticipated to benefit greatly from Brexit due to its position as a financial centre with significantly fewer drawbacks than other European countries according to Chief Financial Officer at MPG, Jeremy Leach.

Financial Services | 23 Mar, 2017

DBRS confirms Malta at A

Rating agency DBRS Ratings Limited has confirmed the long-term foreign and local currency issuer ratings at level A for Malta, citing Malta’s strong creditor position and public debt composition as strengths.

Financial Services | 06 Mar, 2017

Guest Post: Licence to Skill

Dr. Andrew J. Zammit & Martina Borg Stevens at GVZH Advocates offers a comprehensive outline of the new Maltese skill game regulations from a legal and policy point of view.

iGaming | 03 Mar, 2017

Consumer complaints on downward trend

Consumer complaints to the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) have decreased dramatically in the second half of 2016 according to the recently published half-yearly report of the MCA. Most cases concerned bills, charges and traffic.

Communications | 27 Feb, 2017

MTA awarded tourism stars

The Malta Tourism Authority awarded tourism industry stars during the 2016 edition of the STAR Awards, emphasising the importance of human resources and hospitality as the greatest assets in Maltese tourism.

Tourism | 24 Feb, 2017

Flying start for 2017

Malta International Airport passed a milestone of five million passengers in 2016, and 300,000 passengers in the first month of 2017, as well as revealing substantial increases in all key performance indicators of the financial statement of 2016.

Aviation | 23 Feb, 2017

Malta’s 'A' Fitch-rating affirmed

Fitch's A-rating of Malta was once again affirmed on the 17th of February 2017. Fitch cites Malta’s robust growth, large creditor position, and estimates of rising disposable income as factors supporting the strong rating.

Financial Services | 23 Feb, 2017

Cyber Security: Protecting your crown jewels

The infamous Sony breach was dubbed the ‘hack of the century’ for a reason. The intruders stole and dumped all of Sony’s confidential information to public file sharing sites, exposing a large amount of sensitive data about customers, employees and the organisation itself. They also wiped out half of Sony’s global network, driving the company to the regressed usage of fax machines, communication through postal messages and the cumbersome payment, with paper cheques, to several thousand employees. The hack repairs cost the company €14 million in addition to lost revenues and reputational damage.

Professional Services | 15 Feb, 2017

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