MIA News

2017 Annual General Meeting

The 53rd Annual General Meeting of the Institute was held on 13 July 2017, at the Tower Training Centre in Swatar.

The following members were elected for the two year term 2017 – 2019:

  • Mr Franco Azzopardi
  • Mr Etienne Borg Cardona
  • Mr Simon Flynn
  • Ms Maria Micallef
  • Mr Franz R. Wirth
  • Mr Noel Mizzi
  • Mr William Spiteri Bailey

They joined the following Council members, whose terms expires in 2018:

  • Mr Fabio Axisa
  • Mr Christopher Balzan
  • Mr David Delicata
  • Mr Anthony Doublet
  • Mr Jonathan Dingli
  • Dr Ivan Grixti
  • Mr Stephen Paris

2017 Annual General Meeting

At the first meeting of the new Council, Mr William Spiteri Bailey was elected as President, Mr Fabio Axisa as Vice-president, Mr David Delicata as Secretary and Mr Noel Mizzi as Treasurer

MIA Social Event 2017

MIA Social Event 2017

The MIA Social event held on 6 July 2017 proved to be a huge success with over 750 registrations received. The sum of €776 was collected for the Autism Parents Association and was eventually topped by the Institute to amount €1,600. The donation was presented to Ms Sandra Borg, co-founder of the Association, by the outgoing President, Mr Franco Azzopardi.

ACCA – MIA Joint Event 2017

The Malta Institute of Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants organised a joint event on 24 May 2017, attended by 160 professional accountants. The event was sub-divided into various sessions, covering the latest updates in IFRS and also included a panel discussion addressing ethics in accounting.

The sessions discussed IFRS 9 Financial Instruments for the non-financial sector, IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers, IFRS 16 Leases and some other recent amendments effective for periods beginning on or after 1 January 2017 and beyond. The panel discussion titled ‘Accounting and Ethics: Pressure experienced by the Professional Accountant’ was addressed by a panel of practitioners and other experts in the field.

ACCA MIA Joint Event

THE TRANSFER OF A FAMILY BUSINESS TO THE NEXT GENERATION – A joint event between the Malta Institute of Accountants, the Chamber Of Commerce and the Malta Employers Association

The Malta Institute of Accountants joined forces with the Chamber of Commerce and the Malta Employers Association, to hold a conference organised on 16 June 2017 addressing family business succession planning in a holistic way.

An array of professional speakers, including the participation of Mr Paul Gisby, manager from Accountancy Europe, delivered various presentations on the subject matter focusing on issues which included: understanding family businesses, the new Family Business Act, devising a plan for the transfer of a family business, different modes of transfer, the valuation exercise, taxation & legal aspects in the transfer of a family business and the importance of Communication.

Transfer of a Family Business

Time to Update

Time to Update

  • Transparency rules for tax planning intermediaries
    14 September 2017
  • Risk assessment and audit strategy
    19 September 2017
  • The fourth AML Directive and the risk based approach
    26 September 2017
  • Social security benefits
    3 October 2017
  • Tax and Practical Aspects of Migration of Companies
    5 October 2017
  • Session 1 Contributory pensions & Session 2 The sustainability of pensions
    12 October 2017
  • Bond markets and their mechanics
    24 October 2017
  • VAT and Income Tax laws – Enforcement and Constitutional rights
    21 November 2017
  • What’s new in employment? 2017 practical developments
    30 November 2017
  • IFRS 15 and IFRS 16- A new challenge for the construction industry
    7 December 2017
  • The role of the tax accountant- the most recent developments
    19 December 2017

Access our website for a continuous update of events: http://www.miamalta.org/Events.aspx

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