Articles


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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iGaming Law
Nov 26, 2019

The Chambers Malta Gaming 2019 Guide

The following article is a Chambers & Partners Q&A report compiled by Dr. Andrew J Zammit, Dr. Gayle Kimberley, Dr Amanda Vella and Dr. Nicole Sciberras...

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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 Bugeja 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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