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Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Oct 08, 2019

GVZH Advocates Joins Nextlaw Public Affairs Network

GVZH Advocates today announced that it has joined Nextlaw Public Affairs Network.  The innovative technology-based global network, includes 200 public affairs and public relations firms...

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Real Estate | Sep 27, 2019

Redemption of Government-owned Land held under a Title of Revisable Perpetual Emphyteusis

On 27th August, Legal Notice 216 of 2019 was published, which grants any person who holds a property of the Government or of the Lands...

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Payment Institutions | Aug 06, 2019

PSD2 Implemented into Maltese Law: What now?

On the 2nd August 2019, Bill 89 of 2019, entitled “Various Financial Services Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019” was published in the Government Gazette to become...

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Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Financial Services & Fintech | May 06, 2019

GVZH Advocates appoints new Partners

Dr Luca Vella and Dr Kurt Hyzler have been admitted as Partners of GVZH Advocates within the firm’s Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Banking...

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Latest Articles


Data Protection | Oct 18, 2019

Data Protection Implications of a Bring Your Own Device Policy

BYOD is an acronym for ‘bring your own device’ and refers to a policy which an employer may implement to regulate the use of personal...

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Tax in Malta | Jul 18, 2019

Consolidated Group (Income Tax) Rules, 2019

Author: Josef Cardona On 31 May 2019, Malta published the “Consolidated Group (Income Tax) Rules”. The rules will come into force as from year of...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law | Jun 27, 2019

Up for a gig? The risks of worker misclassification in the “gig economy”

Author: Dr. Ann Bubeja Several “gig economy” business models have sprung up in Malta over the past few years. Cab-hailing services, outsourcing platforms and courier...

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Competition / Antitrust Regulation | Jun 27, 2019

Pharma no longer under the Competition radar

Author: Dr. Gayle Kimberley The use of competition law to regulate the pharmaceutical industry is beginning to see a new impetus. While traditionally competition authorities...

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Latest Compliance Alerts


Apr 26, 2016

Category 2 UCITS Fund Managers

If you are a Category 2 UCITS Investment Services Licence Holder, the Annual Compliance Report is due to the FIAU by 31st March. For any...

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Apr 26, 2016

Category 2 AIFMs

If you are a Category 2 AIFMD Investment Services Licence Holder, the Annual Compliance Report is due to the FIAU by 31st March. For any...

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Apr 26, 2016

Category 1 MiFID Licence Holders

If you are a Category 1 (MiFID) Investment Services Licence Holder, the Annual Compliance Report is due to the FIAU by 31st March. For any...

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Apr 26, 2016

Category 2 & 3 MiFID Licence Holders

If you are a Category 2 or 3 (MiFID) Investment Services Licence Holder, the Annual Compliance Report is due to the FIAU by 31st March....

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Latest Events


Yachting | Sep 16, 2019

Meet GVZH Advocates’ Yachting Team at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show

Discover the luxurious world of superyachts and come and discuss your yachting needs at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show.

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Financial Services & Fintech | Jun 04, 2019

The FinanceMalta Annual Conference 2019

FinanceMalta is hosting its 12th Annual Conference, setting out to deliver another interesting and informative two-day event, providing delegates with networking opportunities, insights into the...

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Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence | Jun 03, 2019

The Investment Migration Forum

The Investment Migration Forum is an international high-level industry event attended by renowned academics, government officials and representatives of international organisations and leading professionals dealing...

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Aviation | May 17, 2019

EBACE 2019

EBACE will be bringing together thousands of business aviation professionals from Europe and around the world from Tuesday 21 May to Thursday 23 May 2019...

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