Articles


iGaming Law
Nov 21, 2019

Is your gaming advertising policy bullet-proof?

Following the overhaul of Malta’s gaming regulatory framework in August 2018, gaming operators as well as third parties involved in marketing such as operators’ gaming...

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Copyright Intellectual Property
Nov 19, 2019

Joint Authorship and Copyright in light of the ‘Martin vs. Kogan’ Appeal Judgment

Authors: Dr. Annabel Hili and Mr. Brandon Meli Background and Facts of the Case In recent years, the notion of “joint authorship” has been the...

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Data Protection
Nov 13, 2019

Berlin Data Protection Commissioner imposes €14.5 million fine for GDPR infringement

Authors: Dr. Annabel Hili & Nico Fauser On 30 October 2019, the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz...

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Data Protection
Oct 18, 2019

Data Protection Implications of a Bring Your Own Device Policy

Author: Dr. Annabel Hili BYOD is an acronym for ‘bring your own device’ and refers to a policy which an employer may implement to regulate...

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Tax in Malta
Jul 18, 2019

Consolidated Group (Income Tax) Rules, 2019

Author: Josef Cardona On 31 May 2019, Malta published the “Consolidated Group (Income Tax) Rules”. The rules will come into force as from year of...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Jun 27, 2019

Up for a gig? The risks of worker misclassification in the “gig economy”

Author: Dr. Ann Bubeja Several “gig economy” business models have sprung up in Malta over the past few years. Cab-hailing services, outsourcing platforms and courier...

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Competition / Antitrust Regulation
Jun 27, 2019

Pharma no longer under the Competition radar

Author: Dr. Gayle Kimberley The use of competition law to regulate the pharmaceutical industry is beginning to see a new impetus. While traditionally competition authorities...

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Financial Services & Fintech
Mar 27, 2019

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech 2019 | ICLG

GVZH Advocates’ contribution to the 2019 International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech Law in Malta. Contributors: Dr. Andrew Zammit & Dr. Kurt Hyzler.  The Fintech Landscape...

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Litigation & Arbitration
Feb 20, 2019

Litigation in Malta: Enforcement of foreign judgments

The following is a Lexology Q&A report compiled by Dr. Karl Briffa and Dr. Carina Vassallo. GVZH is the exclusive contributor for Malta for this area. General framework Domestic law...

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