The implementation of the Trusts and Trustees Act of 2004 has made possible the setting up of a numerous types of trusts in Malta. The Act merges the trust instrument to a Civil Law jurisdiction. The Trusts and Trustees Act has also made possible the recognition in Malta of trusts whose proper law is not the domestic framework; this by giving force of law to the Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on their Recognition of 1985.
Additional practice areas within the field of Commercial Law also include: Credit Instruments & Documentary Credits, Commercial Obligations and Commercial Sale, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets, Data Protection, E-Commerce, Insolvency Law (inclusive of Bankruptcy of the Individual Trader, and Corporate Insolvency), Internet Law, Trading and Competition Law, and I.T. and Telecommunications.