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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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Employment and Industrial Relations Law | Apr 22, 2019

Termination of Employment for Good and Sufficient Cause

In the case of Joseph Saliba vs Imperial Hotel (Goldvest Company Limited), the facts of the case revolved around Mr Saliba who was employed in...

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Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence | Apr 18, 2019

Immigration Status of British Citizens Resident in Malta

On the 9th of April 2019 the Immigration Status of British Citizens Resident in Malta on the Withdrawal Date of the United Kingdom from the...

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Latest Articles


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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Financial Services & Fintech | Mar 27, 2019

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech 2019 | ICLG

GVZH Advocates’ contribution to the 2019 International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech Law in Malta. Contributors: Dr. Andrew Zammit & Dr. Kurt Hyzler.  The Fintech Landscape...

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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


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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Data Protection | May 14, 2019

9th European Data Protection Days – 1 Year of GDPR

The GDPR is the most important change in data privacy for more than 20 years. In May 2019, The EDPD Conference will focus on the...

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