ICLG The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Procurement 2017

ICLG The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Procurement 2017
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 ninth edition, this is not the first time that Mamo TCV has been chosen to contribute t...
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The ‘eIDAS’ Regulation & its Effect on Maltese Electronic Commerce Law

The ‘eIDAS’ Regulation & its Effect on Maltese Electronic Commerce Law
On 1st July 2016, Regulation No. 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market ('eIDAS Regulation') took effect in Malta. The Regulation was transposed into Maltese law by means of Act XXXV of 2016. All existing Maltese provisions that were inconsistent with the eIDAS Regulation have been amended or repealed. This article seeks to describe the main features of the eIDAS Regulation (regulating, inter alia, electronic signatures, electronic seals and electronic time stamps), and more importantly, to offer...
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The Consequences of Federation of Estate Agents vs Director General (Competition) et

The Consequences of Federation of Estate Agents vs Director General (Competition) et
This article was written by Dr Richard Camilleri and Dr Annalies Azzopardi.A number of press reports and articles have appeared recently in the Maltese media regarding the consequences of the Constitutional Court judgment in Federation of Estate Agents vs Director General (Competition) et (3 May 2016).This judgment held that certain provisions of the Competition Act breached the right to a fair hearing enshrined in the Constitution. You can read a summary of judgment in first instance here and a summary of the Constitutional Court judgment here.This document does ...
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Brexit and the Insurance Market – Destination Malta?

Brexit and the Insurance Market – Destination Malta?
following the June 2016 decision of the UK voters to exit from the European Union, a number of players in the London insurance market started querying the possible long-term effects of Brexit. The main concern that is being flagged refers to the access to the EU single market. Undoubtedly, the single passport regime proved to be a successful story for the EU, which underpinned the continued growth and solidity of the EU's financial services industry. But, what if Brexit actually happens, the UK has to forfeit its right to access the EU single market and its f...
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Agreement Regarding the Distribution of LPG in Malta Held to be in Breach of the Competition Rules

Agreement Regarding the Distribution of LPG in Malta Held to be in Breach of the Competition Rules
This article was written by Dr Richard Camilleri and Dr Annalies Azzopardi.In a decision in the names Uffiċċju għall-Kompetizzjoni Ġusta v Korporazzjoni Enemalta et handed down on 4 October 2016, the Competition and Consumer Appeals Tribunal ("the Tribunal") found that the various gas distributors, the GRTU, an association which represented the said distributors, and Enemalta plc, then Enemalta Corporation ("Enemalta") had breached the competition rules by dividing Malta and Gozo into various 'territories' for the purpose of distributing LPG in cylinders. These va...
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