Peter Griffiths – Managing and Tax Director
Peter Griffiths been involved in the audit of a number of small to medium sized companies and group of companies, together with being involved in offering company formation and tax advisory services to a number of international trading companies and international holding companies. Peter Griffiths has also advised on a series of international tax structures involving companies, trusts, foundations and foreign expatriates relocating to or from Malta, and has also provided tax and estate planning advice to High Net Worth Individuals.
Whilst reading for his Masters degree in Financial Services at the University of Malta, his studies invariably focused on the area of international taxation and wrote his dissertation on selected tax incentives in Malta, Cyprus and Luxembourg. Peter Griffiths has also been appointed by the European Commission (“EC”), on behalf of Griffiths + Associates, to lead the audit of a number of local 6th Framework RTD, ECHO & DG Contract Audits and to report back to the Commission on these audit findings. He is also a tax consultant to various local and international groups of companies, and is also licensed to act as an administrator of Private Foundations by the Malta Financial Services Authority.
Peter Griffiths has set up and advised on various international cross border structures, including analyzing and advising on the taxation and estate planning implications. He was also involved in various mergers and corporate divisions in Malta, and also specialises in VAT leasing structures for superyachts and other privately-owned vessels. He is a fellow member of the Malta Institute of Accountants, Malta Institute of Taxation, and also a member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, Confederation Fiscale Europeen, and the International Tax Planning Association.