The influx of Irish-registered companies to Malta and the prominent visits by Irish government officials is a clear sign of the increasingly warm relations between the two countries. For a country such as Malta, with a small open economy, such links are vital to its prosperity, as are the rich resources that both islands hold.
"Malta's biggest advantage over Ireland is that, being in a small economy, access to senior government figures, regulators and other decision makers is relatively straightforward," stated Patrick J. O'Brien, EXANTE's communications director. "For companies like EXANTE, this is vitally important. As a online broker with a solid and transparent framework, our brand is of the utmost importance; having strong upfront relationships with our partners makes this easy."
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