Thursday, 13 November, 2014

Swiss Malta Financial Roundtable 2014

The Swiss Maltese Chamber of Commerce together with FinanceMalta hosted meetings in Zurich and Geneva recently with the purpose of introducing key players in the field of banking, investment, accounting and portfolio management, to build new business contacts and investment initiatives between Switzerland and Malta.

Topics discussed included current developments and opportunities in Malta in the Banking, Wealth Management, Asset Management and Residence sectors (and the relevance to the Swiss professionals), as well as recent developments in the legal, regulatory and fiscal framework in Malta. Specific attention was given to the setting up of funds in Malta, including a step by step explanation of the various procedures, functionality and success for Swiss investment funds.

Kurt Kamber, President of the Swiss Maltese Chamber of Commerce opened the meetings, along with the Honourable Dr George Vella, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Malta. Approximately 50 to 60 professionals attended, including representatives from Vistra's offices in Malta, Zurich and Geneva.