The Role of the Company Secretary

Start Date
13 May 2020 , 07 Sep 2020 , 27 Nov 2020
Dr Adrian Cutajar
1 Afternoon
Course Level
Valid towards CPE Annual return
No Specific requirements
Certificate of Attendance

What is it about?

This 4 hour programme focuses on the role of the Company Secretary in Maltese companies. The main aim of the programme is to provide a good understanding of the legal principles relevant to company secretaries and provide a practical context to each of them. The course will include case studies designed to reinforce key topics addressed throughout the sessions and to illustrate how to make use of the comprehensive practical guidance in the course notes.


Who is it for?

Individuals who aspire to be or have just been appointed Company Secretary of a Maltese company, all those individuals who hold senior management positions and want to gain an understanding of the legal responsibilities, role and duties of the Company Secretary, including mandatory MFSA returns. This course will also be useful to Financial Controllers, Company Directors, Accountants and Auditors, Lawyers/Law Students, and Corporate Services Providers.


What will I gain?

The role of Company Secretary is a demanding and pivotal one. This course will provide you with a clear understanding of the role of Company Secretary, its legal responsibilities, a clear definition of the function and duties of the role within the Maltese legal framework.



Course session:  14.00 – 18.00

Our trainer is a Lawyer and Consultant specialising in Company Law

Refreshments and Course Notes included.



Course Overview

(1)    Introduction

-          The role of the Company Secretary under Maltese law

-          Core duties, responsibilities and potential liabilities

-          Who can be appointed as Company Secretary?

-          The Company Secretary’s position within a corporate governance structure.

(2)    Company Secretarial Procedures

(3)    Statutory Forms, registers and records

(4)    Agendas, minute taking and board resolutions

(5)    The Company Secretary’s role in the decision-making process

(6)    Directors’ duties


An assessment will be given at the end of the training programme.


Course Fee: €165


Course Funding:

eu funds jobsplus


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*Disclaimer: Kindly note scheduled dates and times are subject to change. We will do our best to avoid re-scheduling, however, in the unlikely event that this occurs, new dates/times will be discussed with applicants.


Course Schedules

  13 May 2020 - 13 May 2020 €165.00
   Wed 14:00 18:00

  07 Sep 2020 - 07 Sep 2020 €165.00
   Mon 14:00 18:00

  27 Nov 2020 - 27 Nov 2020 €165.00
   Fri 14:00 18:00

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