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Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) Financial Services Regulation | Aug 22, 2017

MFSA – Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Notified Alternative Investment Funds Regime

On the 7th August 2017, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) issued a consultation document regarding amendments which are being proposed to the Investments Services...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law | Jul 28, 2017

Amendment to The Highly Qualified Persons Rules

Legal Notice 192 of 2017 of the Income Tax Act (Chapter 123 of the Laws of Malta) has recently amended the Highly Qualified Person Rules...

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iGaming Law | Jul 12, 2017

MGA publishes White Paper on major reforms to the Malta Gaming Legal Framework

The Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”) has published a white paper requesting industry feedback in connection with a far-reaching overhaul of Malta’s current gaming legislation. In...

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Financial Services Regulation | Jun 14, 2017

GVZH Advocates wins Mondaq Top Communicator Award

GVZH Advocates’ recent article outlining the Maltese law rules regulating Fintech has won Mondaq’s Top Article award for the month of May 2017. Mondaq is...

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Latest Articles


Data Protection | Jul 18, 2017

Can your IP disclose your ID?

Authors: Dr. Andrew J. Zammit and Ms. Nicole Cannataci An “IP”, or “internet protocol” is a unique series of numbers allocated to each and every device connected...

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Financial Services Regulation | May 23, 2017

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech 2017 | ICLG

GVZH Advocates’ contribution to the 2017 International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech Law in Malta. Contributors: Dr. Andrew Zammit & Dr. Michael Grech.  Read the full...

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iGaming Law | May 18, 2017

The Gambling Law Review: Malta

GVZH Advocates’ contribution to the Gambling Law Review 2017 Authors: Andrew J Zammit, Martina Borg Stevens, Nicole Attard and Yasmine Aquilina¹ Overview Definitions Maltese law...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law | May 08, 2017

When paid leave and sick leave collide

Author: Ms. Yasmine Aquilina As stated by the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”), the right of employees to paid annual leave is a “particularly important...

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Latest Compliance Alerts


Compliance Financial Services Regulation | Sep 13, 2016

Malta based UCITS Collective Investment Schemes / Malta based retail Non-UCITS

If you are the Compliance Officer of a Malta based UCITS Collective Investment Scheme with accounting period ending on the 31st December, the Half-yearly Audited...

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Financial Services Regulation Investment Services | Apr 26, 2016

Category 2 & 3 MiFID Licence Holders

If you are a Category 2 or 3 (MiFID) Investment Services Licence Holder, the Interim COREP Return is due to the MFSA by the 11th...

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Latest Events


Banking & Finance | Jun 13, 2017

Money 20/20 Europe Conference

Money20/20 organises the world’s largest events focused on payments and financial services innovation at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. In...

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Intellectual Property | May 19, 2017

International Trademark Association – Annual General Meeting

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is the global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to...

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Aviation | May 18, 2017

EBACE – INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT TRANSACTIONS SEMINAR 2017

EBAA and NBAA are pleased to again present the EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Seminar, which will provide an in-depth review of the tax, legal and...

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Financial Services Regulation | May 17, 2017

Legal Network International Spring Conference

LNI is a network of independent law firms covering over fifty countries worldwide. LNI was created in May 2012 by the merger of two long...

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