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iGaming Law
Mar 13, 2019

Malta Gaming Authority launches VFA/DLT Sandbox Environment

The first phase of the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) sandbox environment was launched on 1 January 2019, for the purpose of accepting virtual financial assets...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Mar 07, 2019

Pregnant Employee Dismissed During Probation

Giada Mifsud Calabro has been awarded damages amounting to €10,846 by the Industrial Tribunal after the Tribunal decided in favour of the employee in a...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Mar 02, 2019

Summary Dismissal of Employees

The Court of Appeal overturned a decision of the Industrial Tribunal given in the names of Marco Pisani vs The AV Warehouse and stated that...

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Data Protection
Feb 22, 2019

IDPC fines Lands Authority for Data Breach

On the 18th of February, the Information and Data Protection Commissioner (“IDPC”) imposed a €5,000 fine on the Lands Authority after having investigated a major...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Feb 21, 2019

Performance Bonus paid out more than 5 years later

The Court of Appeal in its Inferior Jurisdiction overturned a decision taken by the Court of Magistrates and ordered the payment of a performance bonus...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Feb 06, 2019

New Directive on Work-Life Balance

A new Directive, known as the Work Life Balance Directive, has been proposed to repeal the existing Framework Agreement on Parental Leave, made binding by...

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iGaming Law
Feb 04, 2019

MGA Issue The De Minimis Games Directive

The Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘MGA’) has issued a new directive, The De Minimis Games Directive, Directive 3 of 2019 (the “Directive”) which aims to...

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Data Protection
Jan 23, 2019

Google hit with €50 Million fine over GDPR Violation

On the 25th May 2018, the same day on which the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came into effect, complaints were filed against Google by...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law Employment law overview: Malta
Jan 16, 2019

Malta Employment Law Updates – January 2019

In August of 2018, four Legal Notices were published making amendments to annual leave entitlement, itemised payslips, transfer of business legislation and temporary agency workers....

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