The Central Bank may have set the Lira-Euro exchange rate at a fixed level upon entering ERMII but retail outlets are still not obliged to convert prices to Euro utilising the Bank’s rate, The Malta Financial and Business Times has learned.
The Notarial Council wants self-regulation of its profession besides changes to the law that would make notaries responsible for their searches and advice as to the title to property, The Malta Financial and Business Times was told yesterday.
The European Parliament will today vote on a revised working time directive, with the controversial ‘opt-out’ clause expected to be scrapped, that is, the right for workers and employers to opt out of the maximum 48-hour week and work beyond the limit.
If there is one thing the Secretary General of the General Workers’ Union keeps repeating is the need for everybody in this country to shoulder the burden of reform.
A lot has been said of late about the latest investment registration amnesty. Banks, investment brokers and advisers have been agog with the offer of free advice to would-be investors who have not yet registered their undeclared holdings in the two amnesties issued in previous years. READ MORE >>