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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Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
Feb 15, 2018

Proposed Geo-Blocking Regulation Faces Backlash

Following a proposal which was put forward by the Commission in May 2016, on the 6th February, 2018, the European Parliament voted in favour of...

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
Feb 02, 2018

Introducing the EU’s Blockchain Observatory and Forum

On the 1st of February 2018 the European Commission launched the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum with the aim of focusing on fundamental developments relating...

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Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence Residency by Investment Programme
Jan 25, 2018

Malta’s Second Citizenship by Investment Programme

Statistics have recently been issued with respect to the funds generated from the Malta Individual Investor Programme since its inception. By December 2017, €363,245,398 from...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Jan 16, 2018

Recent amendments to Employment Legislation

Further to the announcement of the Government to add extra vacation leave days to the previous entitlement; this has been implemented by virtue of LN...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Jan 12, 2018

Award to Employee Following Transfer of Undertaking

A transfer of undertaking may take place either when there is an acquisition of shares or when there is a transfer of the business. To...

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