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Financial Services Regulation
Jun 14, 2017

GVZH Advocates wins Mondaq Top Communicator Award

GVZH Advocates’ recent article outlining the Maltese law rules regulating Fintech has won Mondaq’s Top Article award for the month of May 2017. Mondaq is...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Jun 09, 2017

Leave for medically assisted procreation

The recent Legal Notice No. 156 of 2017 (“Leave for Medically Assisted Procreation National Standard Order 2017”) has laid down minimum requirements designed to grant...

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Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Jun 02, 2017

New Shareholder’s Rights Directive adopted by the European Council

On the 3rd April of 2017, the European Council formally adopted the new Shareholder’s Rights Directive, which is a revision of Directive 2007/36/EC as regards...

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Intellectual Property
May 30, 2017

Landmark CJEU ruling on the sale of multimedia players which stream pirated content

At the end of April 2017, the European Court of Justice (‘CJEU’) issued a landmark ruling concluding that the sale of a multimedia player, which...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
May 11, 2017

Ban of Islamic headscarves at the workplace: the position of the European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) has recently ruled on the case C-157/15  related to Ms. Samira Achbita, a receptionist working for the company...

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
Apr 28, 2017

New EU E-Commerce Rules for Better Consumer Protection

Following a screening conducted by the EU Commission in 2014, it was discovered that 37% of E-commerce including booking websites for travel, entertainment, clothing, electronic goods...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Apr 21, 2017

Employees’ Financial Rights in the case of a Transfer of an Undertaking

The Interpretation of article 3 of the Transfers of Undertakings Directive 2001/23/EC provided by the European Court of Justice. On the 6th April 2017, in...

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Financial Services Regulation
Apr 19, 2017

MFSA issues public notice on Office of the Arbiter for Financial Services

Following the enactment of the Arbiter for Financial Services Act, Act XVI of 2016 of the Laws of Malta, the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”)...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Apr 05, 2017

Avvocato Angela Bruno features as a panelist at the ELA Conference on European Employment Law

On the 31st March-1st April 2017, the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) held its spring conference, European Employment Law: New Perspectives and Creative Solutions for a...

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