Legal services find boost in registrations as Malta enhances its reputation as a hedge fund jurisdiction

Malta special report 2011/12: the one to watch


If the quality of legal services is an indication of Malta’s standing in the hedge fund world, then the island state is well on the way to being a major jurisdiction. Although only local law firms are present in any significant number on the islands, a good number have embraced the opportunities and challenges offered by the growing financial services industry and the hedge fund sector in particular.

All are reporting increased business and more in the pipeline, although the volume varies from fi