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Competition / Antitrust Regulation | Oct 23, 2017

Amendments to the Competition Act: New Penalties

On the 13th October 2017 amendments to the Competition Act were made by means of Act XXV of 2017 (“Amendment Act”). These amendments strengthened the...

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Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence | Oct 03, 2017

Identity Malta updates Citizenship Rules

Identity Malta, the agency responsible for the administration of Malta’s citizenship by investment programme has issued a circular to all Accredited Agents advising of some...

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Prevention of Money Laundering in Malta | Oct 03, 2017

Bill implementing 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive submitted to Maltese parliament

Like the majority of EU countries, Malta missed the previously set 26th June deadline to implement the 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive (EU) No. 2015/849...

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Sep 25, 2017

GVZH Advocates Implements Cloud Infrastructure Strategy

GVZH Advocates is pleased to announce the roll-out of its cloud-based technology infrastructure. The GVZH Cloud Project is part of the firm’s on-going commitments to...

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Latest Articles


Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) Financial Services Regulation | Oct 21, 2017

The Notified AIF – Malta’s Fast Track Fund

The following article appeared on the IBA industry publication on investment funds Volume 20 No. 1 Dated August 2017. Authors: Dr. Andrew J. Zammit & Dr. Kurt Hyzler...

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Credit & Financial Institutions Financial Services Regulation | Oct 09, 2017

Lexology Navigator: Secured Lending

Trends and regulatory climate Trends What is the current state of the lending market in your jurisdiction and have any new trends emerged over the...

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Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Sep 06, 2017

The European Commission’s take on a European Data Economy

Authors: Dr. Andrew J. Zammit & Dr. Nicole Attard Moving towards the concept of a European data economy Digital data is a fundamental resource for...

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Latest Compliance Alerts


Financial Services Regulation | Apr 26, 2016

Category 2 UCITS Fund Managers

If you are a Category 2 UCITS Investment Services Licence Holder, the Interim Financial Return is due to the MFSA by 31st October. Please feel...

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Financial Services Regulation | Apr 26, 2016

Category 2 AIFMs

If you are a Category 2 AIFMD Investment Services Licence Holder, the Interim Financial Return is due to the MFSA by 31st October. For any...

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Financial Services Regulation | Apr 26, 2016

Category 4 Investment Services Licence Holders – October Deadline

If you are a Category 4 Investment Services Licence Holder, the Interim Financial Return is due to the MFSA by 31st October. For any assistance...

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Latest Events


Sep 24, 2017

GVZH Seminar | E-Commerce: Are you ready for the next wave? The implications of the GDPR and Privacy laws for businesses and lawyers

Time: 08.30hrs to 13.00hrs Agenda “The global context for the GDPR: Privacy from a UN perspective” Speaker: Prof Joe Cannataci “GDPR: Practical Remedies” Speaker: Av...

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Yachting | Sep 22, 2017

The 2017 Monaco Yacht Show

Set in the iconic Port Hercules of the Principality of Monaco since 1991, the MYS is the place to admire, visit and purchase 125 extraordinary...

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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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