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GVTH is a dedicated law firm that delivers customer-centric service

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We are a law firm whose priorities are customer-driven and whose inherent drive is to deliver. Our culture for success reinforces our practice areas for a more focused, solutions-driven approach for our clients.

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Welcome to GVTH Advocates

We are a committed law firm of seasoned professionals, based in Malta, that supports a fully integrated service approach mainly in the commercial and corporate fields. Our service-integrated approach deals with the most challenging assignments of those national and international companies and organisations, be they leading corporations, financial institutions or government agencies, that seek our advice.

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Latest Updates

  • Malta Awarded “Most Favoured Fund Domicile in Europe”
    Malta’s success as a fund domicile has been reaffirmed at the ’13th European Fund of Hedge Funds Awards’ hosted by Hedge Fund Review. The award of the “Most Favoured Fund Domicile in Europe” is based upon a methodology that employs both...
  • Overview of the Malta Budget 2015
    The Maltese Goverment has published the budget for 2015.  Below is a quick snapshot of what has been announced for the coming year: One off €35 bonus shall be given to those individuals who did not benefit from the income tax cut for high earners The income tax for...
  • Malta Individual Investor Programme
    The Malta Individual Investor Programme is a citizenship by investment programme that was introduced by Legal Notice 47 of 2014. The programme offers applicants and their family members the opportunity to acquire Maltese citizenship and enjoy all rights and benefits...
  • Citizenship In Malta
    Maltese Citizenship is regulated by the Maltese Citizenship Act Cap 188 of the Laws of Malta.   BENEFITS OF MALTESE CITIZENSHIP Malta is a member state of the European Union and is considered to have one of the lowest tax rates in Europe. Any individual that has...
  • Aircraft Registration Malta
    AVIATION LAW Malta is a signatory to the 2001 Convention on international interests in mobile equipment, the “Cape Town Convention”. In order to fulfil its obligations, under the aforementioned international convention, Malta recently introduced the 2010...
  • Is Your Business EMIR Compliant?
    On 16th August 2012, Regulation (EU) No 648/2012, the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR for short) came into force and acts to regulate Over-The-Counter (OTC) derivatives, central counterparties (CCPs) and trade repositories (TRs). This regulation was...
  • Wanted: Liquid assets for collateral optimisation
    In December 2012, EU leaders agreed to postpone the implementation of new banking regulatory capital measures under Basel III, potentially to the end of 2013 or January 2014. This has allowed regulators and bankers alike, across Europe, to breathe a collective sigh of...
  • The Global Residence Programme 2013
    The Global Residence Programme (“GRP”) ( Legal Notice 167/2013) is a tax driven programme designed to attract investment by third country nationals to Malta, i.e. individuals who are not nationals of the EU, EEA or Switzerland.   MAIN BENEFIT Once an...
  • Transfer of Undertakings
    When deciding to transfer or acquire an undertaking, business or part thereof; or when deciding to sub-contract an activity or take over an activity previously carried out by the client or another sub-contractor, it is important to establish whether such transaction...
  • Preparing for Catastrophe
    You would have undoubtedly heard of the tragic loss of life and extensive damage to property in recent windstorms in Oklahoma. The insured losses alone are estimated at close to $3.5 billion, and the human cost would be sadly immeasurable. Now, this is not a...
  • GVTH Advocates advises international brand owners on all IP-related matters, and regularly receives referrals from international law firms…

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  • GVTH Advocates has broad-ranging expertise including project, environment and transactional matters…

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  • Among the top firms in Malta, ‘GVTH Advocates’ ‘excellent’ corporate team routinely handles takeovers and disposals…

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