Green bonds are bond instruments, the proceeds of which, are applied to financing environmental projects. They are regulated instruments subject to financial instruments regulations. With the growing concerns on climate change, green bonds issuances are experiencing an all-time high.
Our team at E&S Group is able to guide and assist companies in the private or public issuing of green bonds in line with international standards and in compliance with applicable regulations. Services include:
- Incorporation of a Malta Company and related corporate matters;
- Assisting with legal services required to run a green bond issuance whilst adhering to EU and Maltese law;
- Advising on the structuring of the green bond issue to include private and public offerings;
- Advising on the structuring of the green bond to be in line with international recognized standards such as the GBP;
- Drafting private placement documents and necessary agreements;
- Drafting prospectus for the public offering of green bonds and necessary agreements;
- Assisting with the drafting of T&Cs;
- Drafting of disclaimers for the website;
- Assisting with Know-Your-Customer (KYC) guidelines and processes.
Dr. Mariella Baldacchino
Dr. Mariella Baldacchino currently sits on the Board of E&S Consultancy Ltd and RES Malta Ltd, authorised corporate service providers in Malta, and is the Managing Partner at E&S Law, a Law firm based in Malta. E&S Consultancy, RES Malta Ltd and E&S Law operate within the E&S Group. Dr. Baldacchino, a lawyer by profession with over 12 years of involvement with international businesses set ups in Malta, is responsible for the corporate and legal team at E&S Group. She is also responsible for the operations of the E&S Group including overseeing day to day operational functions and implementing decisions and strategies of the E&S Group. She read law at the University of Malta in 2005 and finalised a Master in ‘Diritto Privato Europeo’ at the University of La Sapienza Rome in 2006. In 2006 she joined a tax firm in Malta, whereby she was responsible for a varied international based client portfolio, which developed her experience on efficient tax planning, corporate law matters and client relations. In 2011, she took a senior role within a major audit firm heading the Legal Team. Her responsibilities were managing and supervising the legal team, as well as assisting with legal expertise and ad hoc problem-solving. Mariella joined E&S Group in 2016 as Senior Manager for the Corporate and Legal Department.
Mariella is fluent in English, Italian and Maltese.
Phone:+356 2010 3020
Dr. Anton John Mifsud
Anton graduated as a lawyer in 2009 and was admitted to the Maltese Bar in 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Masters in Financial Services as well as a Doctorate in Law from the University of Malta and is a member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates. He has worked for a number of years with one of the largest law-firms as well as the largest fund administrator in Malta where he gained valuable experience in corporate and financial services law. He was appointed Head of Legal at E&S Consultancy Ltd in September 2018 and since July 2019 he also oversees the operations of the company’s corporate services department. He regularly advises international clients with respect to the conduct of their business activities in Malta and is also involved in the negotiation and conclusion of agreements on behalf of clients. Anton specialises in corporate, commercial, financial services and fintech law (covering areas such as ICOs, IEOs, STOs and the licensing of crypto-operators).
Anton is fluent in English and Maltese.
Phone:+356 2010 3020
Dr. Jade Fenech
Jade joined E&S Group as a legal associate in 2018. Before joining E&S Group she practised with a litigation firm for two years. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree and a Masters of Advocacy from the University of Malta and was admitted to the bar in 2019. Her primary areas of practice are corporate and commercial law, financial services and fintech.
Jade is fluent in English and Maltese.
Phone:+356 2010 3020