Laragh Cassar

Laragh commenced her professional career as an Associate with Camilleri Preziosi in 2003 and was appointed Partner as of 1 January 2010. Laragh, together with Louis de Gabriele, heads the Corporate and Finance Group.  Laragh specialises in investment funds, asset management, banking and corporate finance.  She is also actively involved in capital markets, having advised  various companies on the process of listing equity and/or debt securities on both the Official List and the Second Tier Market of the Malta Stock Exchange and subsequently advising them on their continuing obligations as listed companies. She also advises credit institutions licensed in terms of Maltese law. In addition, Laragh has advised both local and foreign entities in the provision of investment services in Malta, ranging from the fund management, investment advice and fund administration to the incorporation and/or domiciliation of funds in Malta together with the licensing of collective investment schemes in Malta both as retail and non-retail funds as well as open-ended and closed-ended schemes.

Other areas which Laragh is involved in include both international and local corporate finance transactions, intellectual, aircraft and property financing and trusts.

 



Education

 

LL.D - University of Malta

LL.M Banking & Finance- University of London

Diploma in Taxation

Certificate in Trust Law and Administration

Member of the Chamber of Advocates

Member of the Supervisory Counsel of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners

Member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners- Investment Sub-Committee

Member of the Malta Institute of Taxation

Member of the International Bar Association

 

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