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Data Protection iGaming Law | Mar 16, 2018

New Gaming Bill to be tabled in Maltese Parliament

As a first step towards the much anticipated legal reform governing Malta’s gaming industry, the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy & Innovation, Hon....

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iGaming Law Tax in Malta Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Mar 06, 2018

The applicability of the Qualifying Employment in Innovation & Creativity Rules has been extended

The Qualifying Employment in Innovation and Creativity (Personal Tax) Rules (the “Rules”), have now been extended to the 31st of December 2018. These Rules which...

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Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence Residence and Work Permits in Malta The Employment of Foreign Workers in Malta | Feb 27, 2018

Croatian Nationals no longer need a work permit to work in Malta

Following the Maltese President’s visit to Croatia at the end of February 2018, it has been announced that Croatian nationals no longer need to apply...

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Advantages of the Malta Flag for Yachts Commercial Yacht Registration Shipping Tax in Malta | Feb 23, 2018

Positive news for Malta’s shipping sector

On the 19th December 2017, the European Commission issued a conditional approval of the Maltese tonnage tax scheme, which approval is valid for a period...

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Banking & Finance | Apr 18, 2018

Virtual Currencies & ICOs in Malta – State of Play

It is fair to say that virtual currencies (“VC”) and initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been all the rage in 2017 and, while many of...

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Cyber Security Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Apr 13, 2018

Lexology 2018 Q&A Report on Data Security & Cybercrime in Malta

The following is a Lexology Q&A report compiled by Dr. Andrew Zammit and Dr. Nicole Attard dealing with “Data Security and Cybercrime”. GVZH is the exclusive contributor for Malta for...

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Apr 10, 2018

Telecoms & Media in Malta | 2018 GTDT Edition

Authors: Andrew J Zammit and Nicole Attard Communications policy Regulatory and institutional structure Summarise the regulatory framework for the communications sector. Do any foreign ownership...

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Banking & Finance Financial Services Regulation Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Apr 10, 2018

The 2018 International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech in Malta – Q&As

Malta provides a very attractive environment for technology-based businesses having a European marketing strategy.  The island has seen significant growth in the technological sector, including...

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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


Employment and Industrial Relations Law | Feb 21, 2018

Free ELA Webinar | New Data Protection & Privacy Regulations in the EU

Time: 2:00pm – 2:30pm CET Free Webinar Invitation We welcome you to attend ELA’s upcoming free 90-minute webinar New Data Protection & Privacy Regulations in the EU Not...

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Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Intellectual Property Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Feb 19, 2018

IBA – 3rd Mergers and Acquisitions in the Technology Sector Conference

GVZH Advocates is to attend the 3rd Mergers and Acquisitions in the Technology Sector conference presented by the International Bar Association (IBA) Corporate and M&A...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law | Feb 08, 2018

Free ELA Webinar | #MeToo Goes Global – Considerations for Multinational Companies to Address Sexual Harassment

We welcome you to attend ELA’s upcoming free 60-minute webinar: #MeToo Goes Global – Considerations for Multinational Companies to Address Sexual Harassment Taking place on: Monday 12th...

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Financial Services Regulation | Nov 09, 2017

Technology 2020 – The Future of Financial Services is With Us

KPMG’s Biennial FinTech Conference will be focusing on managing Big Data, harnessing AI, and embracing the decentralised real time approach brought about by Blockchain technologies. In taking...

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