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Employment and Industrial Relations Law Maltese Citizenship by Investment FAQs | Jul 24, 2018

Temporary Work Permits

It has been recently announced that Identity Malta would reduce the application time of a single work permit by weeks, by allowing foreign workers to start...

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iGaming Law | Jul 02, 2018

Introduction of new MGA Regulatory Framework moves to 1st August 2018

Further to the notification of the draft legal framework regulating gaming in Malta through the Technical Regulation Information System, a Detailed Opinion has been issued...

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Financial Services Regulation Investment Services | Jun 27, 2018

Malta Ahead of the Game: Three cryptocurrency and blockchain Bills passed the second reading stage

During a conference organised by the Malta Institute of Management, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri, announced that the three...

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Buying Property in Malta and Gozo Real Estate | Jun 12, 2018

Extension of the Special Designated Areas

By virtue of Legal Notice 181 of 2018, the list of Special Designated Areas has been extended to now include the Southridge Development in Mellieha....

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Latest Articles


Asset Management Banking & Finance Financial Services Regulation | Jun 15, 2018

A holistic approach to regulating cryptocurrencies and virtual financial assets in Malta

Malta’s Parliament has recently approved three bills surrounding blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. These bills were presented by the government in order to instil legal certainty...

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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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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


Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Jul 04, 2018

Delta Summit | Malta’s Leading Blockchain & Digital Innovation Summit

Malta, one of the current leaders in regulating blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, is hosting the first official conference launching itself as a regulated Virtual Currency...

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iGaming Law | Jun 25, 2018

IMGL 2018 Autumn Conference

GVZH Advocates will be attending the 2018 IMGL Autumn Conference in Prague. The conference will be tackling some of the latest gaming impacts and issues such as...

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) | Jun 19, 2018

Blockchain Expo Europe 2018

Come and meet GVZH Advocates at The Blockchain Expo Europe 2018, one of the world's most prominent blockchain conference and exhibition.

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Aviation | May 14, 2018

EBACE – International Aircraft Transactions Seminar 2018

Come and meet GVZH Advocates at The 2018 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE). The firm will be co-sharing stand i53 with Transport Malta. About...

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