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Antitrust, Competition and Trade

It’s Official – Most Influencers Do Not Disclose Commercial Content

On 14 February 2024, the European Commission published the results of a screening, known as a “sweep”, of social media posts from influencers that it had carried out together with the national consumer protection authorities of 22 Member States – including Malta –as well as those in Norway and Iceland. The results are out…and perhaps they are hardly surprising. Whilst 97% of influencers were found to publish posts with commercial content, only 20% systematically disclosed these posts as advertising. 38% did not use platform labels to disclose commercial content (for instance the “paid partnership” label on Instagram) but preferred to…
Annalies Muscat
29th February 2024
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Mamo TCV Advocates ranks Band 1 in Chambers Global 2024 for General Business Law

Chambers Global recently published its 2024 Global Guide and once again recognised Mamo TCV as one of the leading law firms in Malta. The firm was ranked as a Band 1 Firm for “General Business Law” – which was the only practice area in which Maltese firms were ranked. Chambers described the firm as a “stellar law firm with an acclaimed corporate and dispute resolution practice. The team often represents clients in commercial litigation, real estate disputes and contentious debt collection and credit recovery proceedings. Mamo TCV notably acts in the intellectual property space representing clients before domestic and European…
Mamo TCV Advocates
23rd February 2024
Insurance & ReinsuranceInvestment Services & FundsRegulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update | Q4 2023

We are pleased to issue our seventh edition of the Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Updates. These updates are intended to keep Maltese regulated entities informed of regulatory changes and developments taking place in the local financial services space. In this issue, we focus on the sector specific and cross-sectoral regulatory updates relating to investment services, CSPs, fintech, insurance undertakings and insurance intermediaries Our Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update can be found here.The Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Update does not purport to give legal, regulatory,financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Michael Psaila, Katya…
Mamo TCV Advocates
20th February 2024
KSU Careers Week at University of Malta
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Mamo TCV to Participate at KSU Careers Expo 2024

Mamo TCV Advocates will once again be participating at the KSU Careers Expo which will be held at the University of Malta between the 20th and 22nd February, 2024. Lawyers from Mamo TCV will be available to meet with students at the Firm’s stand on campus where they will be able to answer questions in relation to the Firm’s 2024 student internship program, as well as questions about their prospective careers and life at the Firm in general. Mamo TCV Advocates is one of Malta's leading law firms, with significant depth and expertise across a broad range of practice areas.…
Mamo TCV Advocates
16th February 2024
Antitrust, Competition and Trade

Influencer Marketing: Protection for Consumers from #sponsored Posts on Social Media

We all know how important advertising is in the business world. Traders use advertisements as marketing tools to inform customers and consumers about their products. With the rise of technology and social media, advertising is now taking diverse forms. Companies are increasingly turning to a more powerful tool, the ‘influencer’, to advertise their products. This phenomenon is also evident locally.  This article purports to analyse what constitutes influencer marketing and the protection afforded to consumers by Maltese law. What is an ‘influencer’? Maltese law does not define what an influencer is. However, the Consumer Affairs Act (the ‘Act’) defines a…
AviationNews

Mamo TCV Advocates to attend Corporate Jet Investor London 2024

Mamo TCV Advocates will once again be attending Corporate Jet Investor London.  Joshua Chircop, Senior Associate, and Aleandro Mifsud, Associate, will be attending the annual business jet conference being held at the Hilton on Park Lane, London between the 5th and 7th February, 2024. Get in touch with us at aviation@mamotcv.com to schedule a meeting with members of our aviation team.Corporate Jet Investor (CJI) is an organisation dedicated to the business jet market. CJI organises annual conferences bringing the industry together in London, Asia, Dubai, Brazil and Miami. CJI London, now in it’s 14th year, is an international event that gathers more than…
Mamo TCV Advocates
2nd February 2024