On 23rd June, less than a month after passing the Moneyval test, the Financial Action Task Force voted to place Malta on its Grey List.
The Mediterranean island of Malta has a history of hosting people with important jobs from all over the world.
Easygas is one of just two distributors of gas cylinders and bulk petroleum gas in Malta. If they are driven out of the market their only competitor Liquigas will have a monopoly over the supply of a vital energy product.
Parents who work in the private sector and have children who are younger than 16 will be given a benefit if they are unable to work from home. This applies only if they have to take unpaid leave in order to take care of their children as a result of the closure of schools.
Businesses which have been ordered to shut down after the restrictions announced last week will be given the COVID Wage Supplement even if they were not benefitting from it before.
This rebate is applied if the rental income is taxed at 15% as stipulated in the Income Tax Act.
Clients often try to bypass agents after using their services – this is unacceptable.
Member states of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) appointed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to the top post.
Rules that guarantee privacy in electronic communications, which are referred to as ePrivacy rules, have been finally passed.
The EU Parliament and Council have agreed on new provisions which ensure that the EU bloc is better prepared to deal with similar large-scale emergencies in the future.