Special circumstances may help to change punishments
When the accused admits to charges, the Court of Criminal Appeal may change the punishment only if it finds an error when the sentence is given
No cash withdrawals below €500 will be allowed at HSBC branches
HSBC customers will have to use the ATM for withdrawals below €500, while the branch teller service will be available for those who need more
Market reaction following this week’s development

Adding to the negative sentiment, the U.K. recorded a record number of daily...

Adding to the negative sentiment, the U.K. recorded a...

BOV hit with €2.6 million FIAU penalty

The bank failed to obtain basic identification details of the beneficial owners of almost 2,500 corporate customers

The bank failed to obtain basic identification details of...

Credit Markets: November 2021 in review

Markets summary

Markets summary

Nazzareno Vassallo stepping down as Vassallo Group chairman

Natalie Briffa Farrugia, currently the CEO of CareMalta, will be replacing her...

Natalie Briffa Farrugia, currently the CEO of CareMalta,...

Does picking a good ticker beat sound financials?

As much as it was a useful custom to be able to refer to a company with a few...

As much as it was a useful custom to be able to refer to a...

Adultery has its consequences: woman made husband work lover’s field

Wife brought another man into their matrimonial home and the husband was made to live in the boxroom, then in a field and then in a garage

Wife brought another man into their matrimonial home and...

Market volatility continues as Omicron fears re-assessed

Pfizer and BioNTech released updated lab results earlier this week,...

Pfizer and BioNTech released updated lab results earlier...

Open, green spaces: demand for homes in Malta’s north grow after COVID

Home to properties for all types of buyers, Belair Property says the northern region in Malta is now gaining greater attention

Home to properties for all types of buyers, Belair Property...

Will cheap airline prices remain?

Even though current ticket prices are very favourable, we can expect the situation to change in the medium term

Even though current ticket prices are very favourable, we...

Brazil: Business activity, possible rate hike, and political moves

In opinion polls, Jair Bolsonaro trails former president Luiz Inácio...

In opinion polls, Jair Bolsonaro trails former president...

Fed gets everyone’s attention with its abrupt change of hearts

The Fed’s change of hearts flows from supply chain disruptions and demand...

The Fed’s change of hearts flows from supply chain...

Scary spike in business costs is raising serious concerns for 2022

From small entrepreneurs to Malta’s major industrialists, talk of the...

From small entrepreneurs to Malta’s major...

Fund administrators and trustees cannot depend on advice given by other professionals

Fund administrators and trustees of pensions funds must carry administer the investments in a diligent manner and not depend solely of what third party...

Fund administrators and trustees of pensions funds must...

Cryptomarket loses billions in overnight crash for Bitcoin and major cryptocurrencies

Overnight crash for Bitcoin and major cryptocurrencies trends on Twitter, with countless memes referencing the heavy losses suffered by traders

Overnight crash for Bitcoin and major cryptocurrencies...

The political threat for the Turkish lira

 The independence of the Central Bank in Turkey is at best questionable

 The independence of the Central Bank in Turkey is at...

Euro area economic data maintains momentum, outlook clouded

For a third successive month, services are seemingly set to outperform the...

For a third successive month, services are seemingly set to...

Markets volatile amid Omicron variant concerns

Omicron has now spread to more than a dozen countries across the globe,...

Omicron has now spread to more than a dozen countries...

Bank cards increasingly used for low value purchases

Transactions hit €1.2 billion in 2020 with average spend of €51

Transactions hit €1.2 billion in 2020 with average...