The Institute of Legal Studies Malta, registration number – VO/0619 will be running Training Course about Foundations. The course will provide participants with a review and a better understanding of the applicable law and practice on Foundations inMalta.

Two (2) places are reserved free of charge for administrators of social purpose foundations which are enrolled in terms of the Voluntary Organisations Act (first come first served). Submission of the Certificate of Enrolment with the application is required.

Anyone interested in participating in this course is kindly requested to to contact the Institute of Legal   Studies Malta at this link – Online Registration Form

Course Outline The course will provide participants with a review and a better understanding of the applicable law and practice on Foundations inMalta.

Who should attend The  course is aimed at notaries, lawyers, other  professionals and their staff and all other persons who wish to receive practical and updated information on foundations under the Second Schedule to the Civil Code.

Dates  23rd April; 7th, 14th & 28th May and 4th & 11th June, 2012

Venue Institute of Legal Studies Tuition Centre, 19/12 Vincenti Buildings,Strait Street,Valletta VLT1432

Participation Fee

€130 per participant; Cheques payable to Institute of Legal Studies Malta  
Special student fee € 60;

Certification A certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants who attend the lectures.

Registration To apply kindly use our Online Registration Form


Session 1 – Monday, 23rd April 2012; 1500-1800hrs
Lecturers : Dr. Max Ganado; Dr. Donald Vella

Legal Persons and the Second Schedule to the Civil Code
The Classification of Organisations
Registered and Unregistered Organisations
Foundations Pre 2008
The Definition and Classification of Foundations (Post 2008)
The Players with a Foundation

Session 2 – Monday, 7th May 2012; 1500-1800hrs
Lecturers : Dr. Max Ganado; Dr. Rebecca Micallef

Purpose and Private Foundations
Creating and Registering a Foundation
Voluntary Organisations

Session 3 – Monday, 14th May 2012; 1500-1700hrs
Lecturers : Ms. Amanda Agius; Dr. David Borg Carbott

The Fiscal Treatment of Foundations
Segregated Cells within a Foundation

Session 4 – Monday, 28th May 2012; 1500-1800hrs
Lecturer : Not. Dr. Annalise Micallef

Foundations as Commercial Entities : Anathema to their Nature ?

Session 5 – Monday, 4th June 2012; 1600-1800hrs
Lecturers : Not. Dr. Annalise Micallef; Dr. Max Ganado

A Notarial Overview of Practical Issues and Problems
Private International Law Issues which arise when Dealing with Foundations
The Role of the Courts in Foundations

Session 6 – Monday, 11h June 2012; 1500-1700hrs
Lecturer : Dr. Max Ganado

Foundations Workshop :
Drafting a Deed of Foundation; Preparing the Application Documents to Register a Foundation; Forms