Matthew Bianchi, Matthew Brincat, Elaine Magri, Stephanie Cassar, Stephanie Zarb Adami, Clement Mifsud-Bonnici, Philip Mifsud
Published on July 31, 2014
Tags: EIOPA, Insurance, Reinsurance, Solvency II
Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate, Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation
The latest issue of Insurance and Private Pension Law Newsletter has just been published.
Conrad Portanier, Leonard Bonello, Lorraine Poole, Beppe Sammut
Published on July 17, 2014
Banking Regulatory, Derivatives, E-Money & Payment Services, Financial Markets Regulation
The fourth issue of the Banking & Financial Institutions Newsletter published by the Banking and Finance team at GANADO Advocates is available for download from the link below.
Adrian M. Gabarretta, Nikolai Muscat Farrugia
Published on June 25, 2014
Tags: Compant Redomiciliation, Company Continuation, redomiciliation
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.
Paul Micallef Grimaud, Philip Mifsud
Published on June 6, 2014
Tags: Berne Convention, Copyright, InfoSoc Directive
Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology, Telecommunications Regulation
Public Relations Consultants Association Ltd (PRCA) v The Newspaper Licensing Agency Limited and Others (NLA) (the Meltwater case).
Published on June 2, 2014
Tags: Whistleblower Act 2013
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.
Published on May 30, 2014
Tags: Proposed Trade Secrets Directive
General Commercial & Contract Law, Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology, Trademark Registration
On the 26th May 2014, the Council of the EU (“Council”) released its opinion on the Proposed Trade Secrets Directive (the “Proposed Directive”). The Council suggested certain amendments to the text of the Proposed Directive.
Philip Mifsud, Matthew Mizzi, Christopher Mallia
Published on May 14, 2014
Tags: Data Protection
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.
Anthony Cremona, Liana Micallef
Published on May 13, 2014
Tags: Trusts, Trusts and Trustees Act
Trusts & Foundations
A review process of the Trusts and Trustees Act, Chapter 331 of the Laws of Malta (TTA), initiated by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) in 2009, has now culminated in the Trusts and Trustees (Amendment) Act, Act XI of 2014, published on the 25th of April 2014.
Published on May 12, 2014
Tags: Whistleblower Act 2013
General Commercial & Contract Law
The aims of a law on Whistleblowing are basically to encourage the disclosure of information about wrongdoing to a greater audience, thus ensuring that more people are able to take responsibility for taking action against it.