Continuation or Redomiciliation of Companies in Malta

Authors: Adrian M. Gabarretta, Nikolai Muscat Farrugia
Published on June 25, 2014
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Practices: Corporate, Corporate Services
An increasing number of jurisdictions allow for the continuation or re-domiciliation of corporate entities. Continuation entails the transfer of a corporate entity’s seat of incorporation or registration from one jurisdiction to another, thus ensuring the continuing corporate existence of the migrating entity.

Whistleblowing procedures

Authors: Caroline Risiott
Published on June 2, 2014
Practices: General Commercial & Contract Law, Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
Whistleblowing’ is not a technical term nor has it found a common legal definition. Experts define whistleblowing as the disclosure by organisational members (former or current) of illegal, immoral or illegitimate practices under the control of their employers, to persons or organisations that may be able to affect action.

Malta’s AML-CFT Regime: A Brief Guide to Lawyers’ Obligations

Authors: Anthony Cremona, Stephanie J. Coppini
Published on May 21, 2014
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Practices: Prevention of Money Laundering
GANADO Advocates has prepared an article for the International Bar Association (IBA) Anti-Money Laundering Forum , the lawyers guide to legislation and compliance - an internet-based network assisting lawyers in dealing with their current responsibilities in relation to anti-money laundering legislation. The forum provides a summary of anti-money laundering  legislation and compliance requirements that have a significant impact on the legal profession, for jurisdictions from around the globe.

Data Protection Reform Gathers Speed

Authors: Philip Mifsud, Matthew Mizzi, Christopher Mallia
Published on May 14, 2014
Practices: Data Protection & Privacy, Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology
On 12 March 2014, the European Parliament voted for the European Union’s (the "EU") data protection architecture to be further harmonised by means of a regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (the “Regulation”) which, once finalised, will be directly applicable in EU Member states without national implementation measures.