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  • Cards increasing by four times the rate in EU

    Cards increasing by four times the rate in EU

    The number of payment cards being issued in Malta is increasing at more than four times the rate in the EU but it seems that while the Maltese are becoming quite used to debit cards, they remain averse to credit cards. The number of cards in Malta...

  • New EU rules to fight insider dealing, market manipulation

    New EU rules to fight insider dealing, market manipulation

    A revamped EU legal framework came into force on July 3, aiming to ensure more efficient, transparent and trustworthy European financial markets. This new rulebook will increase investor protection and confidence by allowing deeper and more...

  • Betting on growth

    Betting on growth

    In 2016, there were over 400 i-gaming companies registered in Malta and with considerable growth still forecast in the sector, recruitment has become an opportunity and a challenge. Unibet Denise Cutajar – HR advisor How many staff do you have now...

  • Making a lot of noise

    Making a lot of noise

    Five weeks ago, Medserv announced that it had appointed Edison Investment Research to carry out analytical investment. Vanessa Macdonald spoke to Edison director Charles Combet to ask why. Why would a company pay to have research done? And what...

  • Adding the personal touch

    Adding the personal touch

    When Bronia Mercieca’s mobile phone went off on Christmas Day, her husband paused with his fork in mid-air. It was bound to be a tenant with a problem – and he was right. An Italian renting an apartment in Valletta was in the middle of cooking the...

  • Filling the post-Brexit vacuum

    Just three weeks after Brexit, there are already two clear forces taking shape: countries vying with each other to scavenge on the fall-out; and British attempts to put on a brave face and show the world that it really did have post-Brexit plans,...

  • Malta Stock Exchange: going international

    Malta Stock Exchange: going international

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) is this year celebrating its 25th anniversary. The MSE has come a long way since Bank of Valletta first listed it back in 1992 and today has over 40 companies listing both bonds and equities. This number is poised to...

  • CEO for Mrieħel Enterprise Zone Foundation

    CEO for Mrieħel Enterprise Zone Foundation

    The Mrieħel Enterprise Zone Foundation, a public private initiative, has appointed Keith Fenech as chief executive officer from August 1. The appointment was made following a public call, and forms part of an agreement signed earlier this year...

  • New partners and director at PwC Malta

    New partners and director at PwC Malta

    Bonavent Gauci, Steve Gingell and Steve Mamo have been appointed partners at PwC in Malta, while Nicolette Hills has been appointed as director. Mr Gauci (left) joined the firm in 2000 and, after four years in the assurance service line, moved to...

  • COO for Maltapost

    COO for Maltapost

    Maltapost has promoted Adrian Vassallo to chief operating officer, just seven months since he was made head of business process design. Prior to joining Maltapost, Mr Vassallo spent around 20 years working with ST Microelectronics.

  • Pizzuto appointed MCCAA chair

    Pizzuto appointed MCCAA chair

    Helga Pizzuto has been appointed as the new chair of the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority. Ing. Pizzuto is a warranted electrical engineer by profession. Throughout her career, she has held a number of senior executive positions...

  • SR Technics chooses CFO

    SR Technics chooses CFO

    Sven Kussmann has taken over as the chief financial officer of SR Technics from Christina Johansson, reporting directly to the CEO. Mr Kussmann is an experienced corporate finance professional who joins SR Technics from Mubadala Development...

  • A review of the local hotel industry from the perspective of bond issuers

    A review of the local hotel industry from the perspective of bond issuers

    The revised Listing Policies dated March 5, 2013, stipulate that companies which approach the local capital market with a bond offering need to publish a financial analysis summary (FAS) together with the prospectus. Following the issuance of...

  • Ganado Advocates announces four partnership promotions

    Ganado Advocates announces four partnership promotions

    Ganado Advocates, one of Malta’s foremost law firms, has announced four partnership promotions, effective as of July 1. The newly-appointed partners – Nikolai Muscat Farrugia, Matthew Brincat, Paul Micallef Grimaud and Christine Cassar Naudi – are...

  • Malta-based private air charter company AirX wins contract to transport the Olympic torch

    Malta-based private air charter company AirX wins contract to transport the Olympic torch

    Malta-based private air charter company AirX was entrusted by the International Olympic Committee to transport the Olympic torch on the first leg of its world-renowned journey that will culminate at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games...

  • HSBC Malta adds value to Yes 4 Students

    HSBC Malta adds value to Yes 4 Students

    HSBC Malta has launched a new Yes 4 Students campaign asking “What can you do?” Students setting up a new account with Yes 4 Students between July 1 and October 31 will receive a credit of €50 from HSBC Malta. The campaign invites all students to...

  • Your world-class business connectivity partner in Malta

    Downtime is expensive but peace of mind is priceless. Melita has got you covered in all the critical stages of running your business. From local fibre connectivity, to data hosting and international links, Melita leverages its robust network...

  • Malta’s first Prohibition-style bar to open on July 22

    Malta’s first Prohibition-style bar to open on July 22

    After its successful sneak-peak event a few days ago, Malta’s first prohibition-style bar, The Thirsty Barber, is set to open its doors on Friday, July 22. Located in Ball Street, St Julian’s, the bar offers visitors a unique experience that one...

  • The largest iGaming job board in Europe

    The largest iGaming job board in Europe

    GamblingCareers.com is run by experienced online gaming professionals with a vast amount of experience within international headhunting and talent acquisition, who recognise the need for change and innovation within the ever-changing online gaming...

  • Mellieħa Nights 2016

    Mellieħa Nights 2016

    The ninth edition of Mellieħa Nights, organised by the Mellieħa local council, will take place between July 29 and 31. This activity has become a highly sought-after event, which attracts thousands of locals and tourists to Mellieħa, to enjoy the...

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