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Real Estate
May 22, 2020

Assignments of Rights Acquired under a Promise of Sale Agreement Rules 2020

Legal Notice 191 of 2020, which came into effect from the 1st of January 2020, introduces a final tax on the assignments of rights acquired...

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Financial Services & Fintech
Apr 20, 2020

New Pension Regulations on Cross-Border Activities and Transfers

Authors: Dr Kurt Hyzler & Nico Fauser The ‘Retirement Pensions (Cross-Border Activities and Cross-Border Transfers) Regulations (the “Regulations”) came into force on 13th March 2020...

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Apr 20, 2020

Fine-tuning of certain aspects of the local legal framework in response to COVID-19

Authors: Dr Luca Vella & Dr Gianluca Falzon CAPITAL MARKETS The effects of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, have so far proved to be far-reaching on...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Mar 29, 2020

Tips to Ensure Data Security Whilst Working from Home

While technological developments over the last couple of decades have made this transition to remote working a relatively seamless one, it’s important to stay vigilant:...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Mar 29, 2020

COVID-19: Teleworking Becomes a Necessity not just an Employee Benefit

Due to the present circumstances, many employers have had to put into action contingency plans with regards to remote working in order to abide by...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Mar 29, 2020

Redundancies under Maltese Law

When terminating on grounds of redundancy, an employer must always follow the last in, first out rule. Thus, the last person engaged within a class...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Mar 29, 2020

Covid-19: Measures to Aid in Averting Redundancies

One of the pillars of Maltese society and a fundamental human right is in fact the right to work. Based on this premise, employers everywhere...

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Real Estate
Feb 25, 2020

Malta Rent Regulations 2020: The Private Residential Leases Act

Authors: Dr Joseph J. Vella & Nico Fauser The Private Residential Leases Act came into force on 1st January 2020. The principal purpose of this...

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iGaming Law
Feb 17, 2020

Malta Gaming Authority publishes Guidance Document on the Application of Enforcement Measures

On the 26th November 2019, the Malta Gaming Authority (‘’MGA’’) published an Explanatory Note setting out the principles which should guide the MGA in its...

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