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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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Dismissal Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Dec 17, 2018

Uncommonly High Damages Awarded by the Industrial Tribunal

On the 5th December 2018, the Industrial Tribunal, in the case of Christopher Zammit Dimech vs Cherry Limited relating to unfair dismissal, awarded €20,000 as...

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Data Protection
Dec 05, 2018

Maltese Court of Appeal: Employee Email Addresses Constitute Personal Data

On the 5th of October 2018, in the case of Doreen Camilleri vs Commissioner for Information and Data Protection, the Court of Appeal reversed a...

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Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence
Nov 28, 2018

The Intra-Corporate Transfer Regulations

The Conditions of Entry and Residence of Third-Country Nationals in the Framework of an Intra-Corporate Transfer Regulations (“Regulations”) were brought into force through Subsidiary Legislation...

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Malta Individual Investor Program (IIP) | Malta Citizenship by Investment Program
Nov 21, 2018

New Individual Investor Programme Agency Set Up in Malta

Legal Notice 384 of 2018, Individual Investor Programme of the Republic of Malta (Amendment) Regulations, 2018, and Legal Notice 385 of 2018, Malta Individual Investor...

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iGaming Law
Sep 27, 2018

MGA Issues New Guidance on Gaming Intermediaries

The Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘Authority’) has issued a new guidance note which further clarifies the regulatory treatment of gaming “intermediaries” under the new Gaming...

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Banking & Finance
Sep 25, 2018

Virtual Financial Assets Act and Innovate Technology Arrangements and Services Act coming into force on the 1st November 2018

The Maltese Government has published the long-awaited legal notices establishing the 1st November 2018 as the date on which the Virtual Financial Assets Act (VFAA)...

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Malta Residence and Visa Programme Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence
Sep 20, 2018

Amendments to the Malta Residence and Visa Regulations

On the 14th September 2018, a number of amendments made to the Malta Residence and Visa Programme Regulations (‘Regulations’) (S.L. 217.18), were published in an...

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Banking & Finance
Sep 10, 2018

Consultation Paper on the Virtual Financial Assets Rules for VFA Service Providers

On Friday 31st August, the MFSA published a consultation document outlining the Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Rules for VFA Service Providers, (which include VFA [Crypto]Exchanges)....

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