The End of the VAT exemption for goods up to €22 – No Transitional Period
22 June 2021
As from 1st July 2021, the European Union will introduce new VAT e-commerce rules to...
The 2008 High Level Conference on Counterfeiting and Piracy took place in Brussels on 13 May. Enterprise Policy Director Luc Hendrickx took the floor on behalf of SMEs in a panel dedicated to the implications of counterfeiting and piracy for European competitiveness.
The fight against counterfeiting so far has been led with the misleading assumption that it only affects luxury goods and textiles, he said. Against this background, awareness raising activities are needed to inform consumers and involve SMEs, which may under-estimate the impact of counterfeiting on their business and which are often not in the position to protect their intellectual property rights, nor to follow the related legal procedures.
The Malta Chamber of SMEs represents over 7,000 members from over 90 different sectors which in their majority are either small or medium sized companies, and such issues like the one we're experiencing right now, it's important to be united. Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of different services tailored to its members' individual requirements' and necessities. These range from general services offered to all members to more individual & bespoke services catered for specific requirements.
A membership with Malta Chamber of SMEs will guarantee that you are constantly updated and informed with different opportunities which will directly benefit your business and help you grow. It also entails you to a number of services which in their majority are free of charge and offered exclusively to its members (in their majority all free of charge).