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Citizenship By Investment Information

In one of my recent posts I wrote about the passport scheme currently in place in Malta. The type of scheme is known as citizenship by investment and there actually a few of these programmes in existence around the world. While discussing this topic with a friend recently (he is a lawyer) it became clear […]

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The Maltese Stock Market

In recent weeks we have seen quite dramatic volatility in global stock markets. As a newcomer to Malta, something that has been interesting is just little impact this has had here. It is as if the global markets and Malta have almost no relationship. Perhaps they don’t…? The Maltese market in tiny, by any real […]

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Tourist Numbers Up In Malta

Holiday season seems to be over here in Malta. It is surprising just how the numbers of visitors to the country drops as soon as September arrives. I say surprising because the weather is still pretty awesome for another 6-10 weeks. Because of the location of my new apartment, I live very close to the […]

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Making A Pitch For Maltese Citizenship

Last week there was reporting in the Maltese press about a speech made by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. The Prime Minister was in New York and gave a speech at a conference relating to citizenship. Interestingly, the fact that he was there at all sounds a little like a marketing exercise with a salesman pitching […]

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European Football Is Back!

The football season is back in Europe! Hooray! As much as we all love a good World Cup, this year’s was exciting but long. All those knockout games that went to extra time and then penalties became something of a challenge to watch. In the end, I think that a good 90 minutes ought to […]