What Can You Legally “Watch Free Online” and When?

What Can You Legally “Watch Free Online” and When?
Putlocker. BitTorrent. PirateBay. Napster. Mediafire.Ring any bells?We'll bet they do.Generally, most people have a pretty acute gut sense about when something is a little too good to be legal. It's just that, generally, most people ignore it – nip the burgeoning weed of guilt in the bud – and get on with their lives as though nothing is wrong.So, is your gut on to something?You may or may not be "most people", but you may yet be surprised to discover precisely what the law of copyright has to say about what you do online. For instance, you would probabl...
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ICLG The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Procurement 2018

ICLG The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Procurement 2018
As in previous years, Mamo TCV has been featured in the Global Legal Group's International Comparative Legal Guide to Public Procurement. The guide is primarily aimed at corporate counsel and international practitioners in the field of public procurement and it provides a comprehensive worldwide legal analysis of public procurement laws and regulations. The Guide is a collective effort between leading public procurement lawyers and industry specialists and it is now in its tenth edition. This is not the first time that Mamo TCV has been chosen to contribute the ch...
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Malta: Bill for the Production of Cannabis for Medicinal Use

Malta: Bill for the Production of Cannabis for Medicinal Use
Malta: Bill for the Production of Cannabis for Medicinal Use Production of Cannabis for Medicinal Use Act, 2018On the 15 January 2018 a Bill was introduced by the Honourable Chris Cardona, M.P., Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses, to permit the local industrial production of cannabis products for medical use in the context of a controlled and supervised environment.Definition of Cannabis and Licence Requirement"Cannabis" is defined as "fresh or dried cannabis, cannabis oil, cannabis plant or seeds, derivatives of cannabis, and/or any substan...
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UBO Registry: New Reporting Requirements for Companies and Trusts

UBO Registry: New Reporting Requirements for Companies and Trusts
​One of the key features of the newly transposed Fourth Anti- Money Laundering Directive (Directive 2015/849/EU) is the imposition of an obligation on all European Union Member States to ensure that all incorporated corporate and other legal entities maintain sufficient and up to date information on their beneficial ownership.In this regard, December 2017 saw the publication of the Companies Act (Register of Beneficial Owners) Regulations which imposed a requirement on all Maltese Companies (saving the exceptions listed below) to obtain and hold adequate, accurate...
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The importance (or otherwise) of disciplinary proceedings in dismissal cases

The importance (or otherwise) of disciplinary proceedings in dismissal cases
In a recent judgment, James Buhagiar vs Jani Limited, delivered on the 26th January 2018, the Court of Appeal examined in quite some detail the issue of disciplinary proceedings in unfair dismissal cases.The employee had been dismissed following an accusation of theft. The disciplinary procedures in the employment contract had been ignored. On the basis of this, the Industrial Tribunal had concluded that the dismissal was in violation of the right to a fair hearing and of the employment conditions. The Tribunal ordered the employer to reinstate the employee in his...
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