Corporate Law

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Our Corporate law and Corporate finance lawyers provide corporate law and tax advice in complex transactions and cover mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, liquidation, sale and purchase of shares and assets, tender offers, exchange offers, and share buy-backs and share buyouts.  Our Corporate Law & Corporate Finance practice serves businesses of all sizes and legal structures, ranging from small privately-held businesses to multinational companies.

Corporate Law & Corporate Finance Expertise

Mergers and acquisitions, divisions, and reorganisations, whether or not motivated by tax planning considerations are only a small number of matters which our corporate lawyers advice our clients about. The firm also provides advice in relation to issues of corporate governance and general company law matters under Maltese and Cypriot company law and has advised directors and other company officers with regards to their obligations.

Banking & Finance

Regional and global consolidations of business and financial markets, as well as increased regulations have brought about important changes in the banking and financial industries. Moreover, the integration of the Maltese financial Market into the larger financial playing field has presented the local bank industry and market players to take on the challenge presented and strive to rise to the occasion and turn Malta’s banking system into one of the highest ranked and soundest banking systems in the world, making Malta the European hub for financial services it is today. Malta has attracted a number of banking institutions and various market players in setting up their headquarters on the island, or establishing a branch or e-money institution herein.

At Chetcuti Cauchi, we have a wealth of expertise in banking and financial services law. The firm advises on an array of banking law matters, including the granting of loans,  property loan transactions and mortgages, syndication, collateral, security enforcement, professional secrecy, online banking transactions, e-commerce transactions, merchant accounts and general licencing and compliance issues. 

Cyprus has also flourished into an attractive market for many European as well as international firms. A comprehensive understanding of the Cypriot financial market and how to leverage its characteristics is crucial. We help our clients to gain further knowledge about the banking and finance system in Cyprus in order to proceed with any sophisticated transactions and solve any stumbling blocks they may encounter prior or throughout the process itself. 

Corporate Law

Most international business in Malta is conducted through the limited liability company form. Thus, company law serves as the backbone of modern businesses and this keeps sound corporate law advice important to all businesses. The 1995 Companies Act stands as the main source of legislation governing Maltese company law.

At Chetcuti Cauchi we provide assistance and advice on a variety of corporate law matters, from the day-to-day administration to regulatory compliance. Our fully-established Corporate Services department acts as a one stop shop, specialising in a comprehensive range of company management services in Malta including company formation, official company secretarial assistance, back office administration services, tax compliance, accounting and auditing services. 

We also provide advice on corporate structuring, general corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, share transfers, agreements between shareholders, drafting of memoranda and articles of association, divisions, and re-organisations, whether or not motivated by tax planning considerations. The firm also provides advice relating to issues of corporate governance and general company law matters under Maltese company law.

One of the key factors which has made Cyprus such an attractive market for companies is its straightforward company structuring and organization process. Cypriot Company Law contains clear and precise provisions in relation to company incorporation up until dissolution. We have conducted extensive research and familiarized ourselves with Cypriot legislation and procedures which is indeed helpful when assisting various clients with their daily administration issues and to conform with corporate legislation in relation to any corporate matters. 


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