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Payment Institutions
Aug 06, 2019

PSD2 Implemented into Maltese Law: What now?

On the 2nd August 2019, Bill 89 of 2019, entitled “Various Financial Services Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019” was published in the Government Gazette to become...

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Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Financial Services & Fintech
May 06, 2019

GVZH Advocates appoints new Partners

Dr Luca Vella and Dr Kurt Hyzler have been admitted as Partners of GVZH Advocates within the firm’s Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Banking...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Apr 22, 2019

Termination of Employment for Good and Sufficient Cause

In the case of Joseph Saliba vs Imperial Hotel (Goldvest Company Limited), the facts of the case revolved around Mr Saliba who was employed in...

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Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence
Apr 18, 2019

Immigration Status of British Citizens Resident in Malta

On the 9th of April 2019 the Immigration Status of British Citizens Resident in Malta on the Withdrawal Date of the United Kingdom from the...

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Aviation
Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Katrina Abela selected as an Advocacy Committee member of the European Business Aviation Association

GVZH Advocates is delighted to announce that senior associate Katrina Abela has been selected as a member of the first Advocacy Committee of the European Business...

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Copyright Intellectual Property
Mar 27, 2019

European Parliament gives final approval to the Copyright Directive

The European Parliament has ended a two-year legislative process by adopting the Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. The Directive attempts to ensure...

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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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