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    • 1 Feb 2023
    • 09:15 - 12:30
    • Online Webinar
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    Registration Time: 09:00
    Sessions Time: 09:15- 12:30  including a 15-minute break
    Speakers: Mr Karl Herrera & Ms Francesca Farrugia
    Venue: Online Webinar
    Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
    MIA Members: €40
    Non-MIA Members: €75.00
    Retired Members: €20.00
    Students: €30.00

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION
    The sessions will provide a technical and practical insight on the support available through Malta Enterprise for the implementation of projects that involve new investments, research and actions to make business more sustainable. The guidelines will be explored as the legal basis of the support and an overview of the application process and requirements will also be presented to the audience.

    SPECIFIC TOPICS TO BE COVERED DURING THE SESSION

    The event will be split in 3 smaller sessions, primarily as per below:
    1. Overview of what constitutes Research & Development and available measures that promote the undertaking of research, including research that can be undertaken directly by the applicant, research that can be done in collaboration with research organisations and structures that provide access to research for the general business community. We will also cover tax benefits available for research that has been implemented and from which an applicant is generating income.
    2. Overview of available measures that support business to implement projects to become more sustainable. Malta’s Sustainable Development Vision for the coming years sets out the country’s aspirations and priorities for mainstreaming sustainable development. A number of support measures are already in place to help achieve sustainability goals for business. The session will also highlight regulation updates that are envisage to be published in the coming weeks
    3. Overview of measures supporting new investments through cash grants, tax credits, loan guarantees and interest rate subsidies. These measures aims to sustain the regional industrial and economic development of Malta and facilitates initial investments including the setting up of new establishments, the expansion of existing facilities and the diversification of existing businesses, amongst other activities.

    WHY IS THE SESSION OF RELEVANCE TO OUR MEMBERS?

    The session will provide an insight of the updates – during the process of evaluation we very often notice that applications do not address the latest updates. Therefore through this session we intend to highlight changes that may affect eligibility of applications. Since the audience plays a very important part in the compilation of applications, it is relevant for them to be abreast of changes and what the support is strategically intend for.

    Target Audience

    Persons and professionals that are involved in supporting businesses to apply for support measures

      Speakers' Profiles

      Karl Herrera has been engaged in the development and implementation of various support measures aimed to facilitate investment, research, entrepreneurship, and industry. Over the years he has been involved in the design of financial instruments, fiscal measures, other business support projects and initiatives aimed to facilitate economic development and industrial competitiveness. At Malta Enterprise, he currently leads a team responsible for project evaluation and the development of support measures.
      Francesca Farrugia works at Malta Enterprise as Coordinator of Incentive Development and Evaluation, focusing on reviewing and evaluating project applications for support under various incentives and contributing to the design of support measures and ancillary documentation. She is involved in the organisation of promotional and training events for client facing staff, stakeholders and industry. In previous roles, Francesca gained extensive experience in corporate communications and in development of business strategies for the creative industries.

      EVENT CPE COMPETENCES


      3 Hours Professional


      WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS


      Terms and conditions  apply


      DISCLAIMER


      By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information, who will be using it as per the MIA Privacy Policy for CPE Events. Please read the MIA’s Privacy Notice for CPE Events in its entirety which can be found at this link. By accepting to participate in this event you accept that MIA shall process personal data in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
      If registration is being affected by a company or other corporate entity on behalf of an attendee or the registering company or other corporate entity supplies to the MIA personal data of third parties, such as of employees, affiliates, management companies or service providers, the registering company or other corporate entity shall be solely responsible for making sure that the provision of such data to the MIA fully complies with applicable laws and the relevant person in regard to whom the data relates has been provided with the necessary information at law regarding the MIA’s processing of his personal data.
      Any information notices, consents or other applicable requirements that may be required to be fulfilled for the provision of third party data to the MIA shall be borne solely by the registering company or other corporate entity. The registering company or other corporate entity hereby fully indemnifies the MIA and shall render the MIA completely harmless against all costs, damages or liability of whatsoever nature resulting from any claims or litigation (instituted or threatened) by any third party against the MIA as a result of the provision of any third party personal data to the MIA by the registering company or other corporate entity.
      The Malta Institute of Accountants may take photos during this event. These images will be used by the Institute to share news about the event in newsletters, the Annual Report, The Accountant journal and printed publicity. Photos can also be published on MIA’s Facebook, Linkedln and Twitter. Such images may be used to publicise future events of the same nature and for reporting purposes.


      • 13 Feb 2023
      • 27 Feb 2023
      • 3 sessions
      • Online Webinar
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      Registration Time: 13:15
      Session 1 Time: 13:30 - 16:15 Including a 15 minute break
      Sessions 2 & 3 Time: 13:30 - 15:30 no break
      Speakers Session 1: Mr Gianluca Busuttil & Mr Kevan Azzopardi
      Speaker Sessions 2 & 3: Mr Gianluca Busuttil

      Venue: Online Webinar
      Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
      MIA Members: €70.00
      Non-MIA Members: €140.00
      Retired Members: €30.00
      Students: €50.00

      BackgrounD information

      The transposition of Directive 1023/2019 (the Directive on restructuring and insolvency) into Maltese law will result in a material and substantial reform, with three primary outcomes, these being: (a) the introduction of preventive restructuring procedures into Maltese law in a manner that aligns with the safeguards and protections required by the Directive; (b) the modification of Malta’s existing bankruptcy legislation so as to apply a three-year duration for the effective discharge of commercial debt; and (c) the introduction of specific regulation intended to formalize the role, functions and obligations of insolvency practitioners.
      These objectives will be achieved, respectively, through the enactment of the Pre-Insolvency Act, the amendments to Part III of the Commercial Code on bankruptcy, and the Insolvency Practitioners Act.
      Topics on the agenda

      TOPICS ON THE AGENDA

      SESSION 1 
      • Early warning and eligibility for preventive restructuring procedure
      • The available typologies of preventive restructuring and the specific relevance of each
      • The stay of individual enforcement actions and other protections for debtors under preventive restructuring procedure
      • The formulation and confirmation of a restructuring plan
      SESSION 2
      • The declaration of bankruptcy and other considerations around entry into bankruptcy proceedings
      • The notion of dischargeable debts and the treatment of commercial and personal debts
      • The role and functions of the bankruptcy trustee
      • The implications of discharge and rehabilitation as the outcome of successful bankruptcy proceedings.


      Why is the session of relevance to our members?

      The impact of the transposition of Directive 1023/2019 into Maltese law is expected to be very broad, and to have a material impact on the manner in which business conduct their operations. New obligations will be introduced, which the vast majority of businesses will need to be sensitive towards, and the introduction of new legislative mechanisms may result in a need to revaluate various standards business practices.

      Target Audience

      Accountants and prospective accountants, lawyers, entrepreneurs, business owners and self-employed persons

        Speakers' Profiles

        Gianluca Busuttil is a manager at Deloitte Malta, having joined the firm in October 2019. His main areas of specialisation are commercial and corporate law, insolvency law, and AML/CFT law.
        Gianluca has experience in the formulation of regulatory policy and related work in the fields of corporate and insolvency law, including with respect to the overall improvement of the Maltese insolvency framework and the push towards alignment with the relevant international standards of best practice – including in relation to the transposition of Directive 1023/2019 (the Directive on restructuring and insolvency) by virtue of the Pre-Insolvency Act, the Insolvency Practitioners Act, and the amendment of Part III of the Commercial Code on bankruptcy

        EVENT CPE COMPETENCES

        6.5 Core

        WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS


        Terms and conditions  apply


        DISCLAIMER


        By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information, who will be using it as per the MIA Privacy Policy for CPE Events. Please read the MIA’s Privacy Notice for CPE Events in its entirety which can be found at this link. By accepting to participate in this event you accept that MIA shall process personal data in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
        If registration is being affected by a company or other corporate entity on behalf of an attendee or the registering company or other corporate entity supplies to the MIA personal data of third parties, such as of employees, affiliates, management companies or service providers, the registering company or other corporate entity shall be solely responsible for making sure that the provision of such data to the MIA fully complies with applicable laws and the relevant person in regard to whom the data relates has been provided with the necessary information at law regarding the MIA’s processing of his personal data.
        Any information notices, consents or other applicable requirements that may be required to be fulfilled for the provision of third party data to the MIA shall be borne solely by the registering company or other corporate entity. The registering company or other corporate entity hereby fully indemnifies the MIA and shall render the MIA completely harmless against all costs, damages or liability of whatsoever nature resulting from any claims or litigation (instituted or threatened) by any third party against the MIA as a result of the provision of any third party personal data to the MIA by the registering company or other corporate entity.
        The Malta Institute of Accountants may take photos during this event. These images will be used by the Institute to share news about the event in newsletters, the Annual Report, The Accountant journal and printed publicity. Photos can also be published on MIA’s Facebook, Linkedln and Twitter. Such images may be used to publicise future events of the same nature and for reporting purposes.


                     

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