Published on June 1, 2018
GANADO Advocates has contributed the Malta chapter in the eleventh edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Securitisation.
Published on May 23, 2018
Tags: ship management, Shipping
New law introduced with the aim of attracting ship managers to set up in Malta. Legal Notice 128 of 2018 has added substance to the Maltese legal framework on ship management.
Matthew Brincat, Lara Pace
Published on April 17, 2018
Matthew Brincat and Lara Pace have contributed the Malta chapter to the eighth edition of the ICLG guide to Employment & Labour law.
Tanya Causon, Stefan Vella
Published on April 9, 2018
Tags: Continuous Professional Development, Insurance, Insurance Distribution Act (“IDA”)
Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate, Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation
On the 16th March 2018 the MFSA issued a Consultation Document on two additional chapters which will form part of a Single Rulebook containing all the Insurance Distribution Rules to be issued under the Insurance Distribution Act (“IDA”). This Consultation Document follows from the earlier proposed amendments to the Insurance Intermediaries Act (“IIA”) and the Insurance Business Act (“IBA”) for the purposes of transposing the Insurance Distribution Directive (“”IDD”).
Max Ganado, Leonard Bonello
Published on March 2, 2018
Tags: Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, digital economy, Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive
E-Money & Payment Services, Financial Markets Regulation, Prevention of Money Laundering
Not a day passes that social media feeds are not inundated with tons of posts relating to cryptocurrencies. Typically, the views are highly polarised, ranging from how individuals have become overnight millionaires by investing all their life savings into cryptocurrencies to comparisons with practically every major financial crash in the history of mankind and opinion posts of how cryptocurrencies could drop to zero at any time.
Jotham Scerri-Diacono, Jan Rossi, Elise Dingli
Published on February 9, 2018
Tags: Maritime News, Shipping
Ship Finance & Mortgages, Ship Registration, Shipping Compliance, Shipping sale, purchase & charterparties
Issue no.24 of the Shipping & Maritime Law Newsletter is now available.
Jotham Scerri-Diacono, Lara Pace
Published on February 6, 2018
Tags: Climate change, Environment
Environment & Planning
GANADO Advocates has contributed the Malta chapter in the fifteenth edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment & Climate Change Law.
Stephanie Sciberras, Marina Grech
Published on January 23, 2018
Tags: Corporate Governance, Directors' Duties
This chapter was first published on Practical Law as a Q&A guide to corporate governance law in Malta. To read the Malta Q&A, click on the link below.
Jotham Scerri-Diacono, Jan Rossi
Published on January 17, 2018
Tags: Bareboat charter registration, Merchant Shipping Act, Ship Registration
We would like to highlight a useful feature of Maltese shipping law that is often overlooked by operators of Maltese ships. Bareboat charter registration (dual registration) has been a common feature of the shipping industry as it has developed in the last 10 years or so. Dual registration takes place for various commercial and operational reasons.