Maltese International Companies
Our Malta Company Formation Service
4. Trust Services
6. Accounting &
7. Startup Pack, Costs and
Malta Company Formation
Chetcuti Cauchi Adwokaci provides
cost-effective and efficient incorporation services in Malta.
Our tax consultants are very active in establishing tax-efficient structures
to suit your particular requirements. We can assist you with making
the right choice of jurisdiction, type and name of company.
Under Maltese law, it is not possible to
adopt a standard Memorandum & Articles of Association which enables the company
to undertake "any legal activity". Our corporate lawyers will tailor the
constitutive documents of your company in accordance with your specific
needs and to enable the company to undertake the desired trading, holding
or other activities.
Malta Domiciliary and Registered Office Service
Chetcuti Cauchi Adwokaci provides registered
office facilities in Malta as required by law, irrespective of the place
where the company's business is conducted. In compliance with local
legislation, the company must keep all statutory records and other
documents which must be available for review.
Nominee Services: Directors/Shareholders
Shares may also be held on behalf of an
undisclosed beneficiary by our nominee company
licensed by the Malta Financial Services Centre to provide nominee and
trust services. Similarly, we can provide nominee director services where
Moreover, our standards of confidentiality
are also backed by the
Professional Secrecy Act which has established a high common standard of
confidentiality for all professional practitioners. Those who violate
professional secrecy may be prosecuted under Section 27 of the Criminal
Code and on conviction may be liable to a maximum fine of LM20,000 and/or
a 2 year prison sentence.
It may be advisable to hold the shares of an
offshore company by a trust to achieve higher levels of tax efficiency.
This can result in very substantial tax and non-tax related advantages
which will accrue both on death and during the lifetime of the "settlor"
of the trust, for instance
Company Secretarial Service
CCA's Corporate Division performs company secretarial
duties for Maltese companies, including:
preparation of Minutes of the Board of
Directors and Shareholders;
effecting changes in the Board of Directors
making amendments to the company's
maintenance of the company's statutory records;
preparation and lodgment of requisite annual forms and returns with the
Registry of Companies;
submission of the audited accounts to the Registry
of Companies and the Inland Revenue Department as required by Maltese Law;
issue and authenticate any necessary company
Accounting and Tax compliance
Our Corporate Division can also provide full
accounting, audit and annual tax compliance services and makes the necessary
applications for tax refunds for non-resident shareholders within the
time-frames laid out by law.
Costs and Fees
Our company formation forms pack and our Schedule of Fees for company formation
and annual maintenance fees is available on request.