Malta offers one of the most investor-friendly business environments in the world. This can be witnessed by its wide and diverse selection of tax neutral securitization vehicles, which in turn come with many international and legal tax benefits.
Malta’s legal backbone, in this case, is the Securitisation Act. It states that no transaction occurring against the will of the originator will have any impact on the SPV.This is in accordance with any other assets of the SPV and any payments.
All transactions in Malta are regulated under this Act. It is the basic foundation of all the legal transactions taking place.
Advantages of Malta Securitisation
Malta has a considerably high GDP growth rate percentage. In 2015 it ranked its average on 6,3%. Malta Financial Services Authority is the regulator during Securitisation. It has the soundest banking system in the world ranking on the 10th-offering the investors a fast, robust and reliable transactions.Furthermore, Malta has a high percentage annual expansion in the financial sector hence more growth.This, in turn, doubles productivity and multiplies profits which attract more business. EU and OECD being some of the major financial services also provide more opportunities which draw more investors and business entities for investment in Malta.
Why it is safe to engage in Malta Securitisation
Efficiency-the process is fast and takes a very less period of time, about a fortnight. It is safe from bankruptcies and the transactions can take place through the robust network and technology. It is also worth mentioning that Malta’s VAT and Taxes are neutral.
How to be eligible?
Eligibility is also one of Malta’s most prioritized aspects during the Securitisation process.
- Firstly there is engagement.This is the selection of a preferred or desired vehicle and it’s incorporation. This process takes about two weeks to be completed.
- Then there is the meeting with the MFSA after preparing the file and supporting documents which are later submitted to the MFSA. The whole process should take about two weeks.
After receiving the documents, the MFSA will then processes the application. And finally, the business will commence.
There is no doubt in setting up Securitisation in Malta as it has quite a promising business future. For more insights on Malta’s Securitisation, you may contact SIGTAX. Our invaluable team, which consists of expert lawyers, accountants and consultants will give you detailed information and counsel in each step. Our lawyers can provide you with finer details on the legal aspects pertaining to Malta’s Securitisation so that you don’t skip any necessary steps.
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