Competition / Antitrust Regulation
Dec 03, 2019

The Competition Damages Directive: Ensuring effective remedies for damages resulting from competition law infringements

With the introduction of the Competition Damages Directive (Directive 2014/104/EU, the “Directive”) any victim – be it a citizen or a company – can now...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Nov 19, 2019

Amendments made to the Qualifying Employment in Innovation and Creativity (Personal Tax) Rules

The Qualifying Employment in Innovation and Creativity (Personal Tax) Rules (‘the Rules’), provide for a beneficial tax treatment for individuals holding an eligible office who...

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iGaming Law
Oct 22, 2019

Malta Gaming Authority publishes Guidance Document on Brexit Impact

The Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”) has published a guidance note (“Guidelines”) laying out the impact that the United Kingdom’s (“UK”) exit from the European Union...

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
Oct 08, 2019

GVZH Advocates Joins Nextlaw Public Affairs Network

GVZH Advocates today announced that it has joined Nextlaw Public Affairs Network.  The innovative technology-based global network, includes 200 public affairs and public relations firms...

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Real Estate
Sep 27, 2019

Redemption of Government-owned Land held under a Title of Revisable Perpetual Emphyteusis

On 27th August, Legal Notice 216 of 2019 was published, which grants any person who holds a property of the Government or of the Lands...

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Buying Property in Malta and Gozo Real Estate
Sep 26, 2019

Extension of the Special Designated Areas

News item updated as at 26.09.19 By virtue of Legal Notice 226 of 2019, the list of Special Designated Areas has been extended to now...

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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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