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The Implications of the Constitutional Court Decision in Thake v Kummissjoni Elettorali on the Proposed Amendments to the Competition Act and Other Related Legislation

This article was written by Dr Richard Camilleri, Dr Annalies Muscat and Dr Laura SpiteriIn Thake et v Kummissjoni Elettoraliet, decided on the 8 October 2018, the Constitutional Court held that when it is alleged that a criminal offence has been committed or the severity of the fine imposed means that the conduct in question is deemed to be of a criminal nature, the matter must be determined solely by a court and not by any other body or judicial organ (see more here). This line of reasoning confirms the decision of the same court in Federation of Estate Agents…
Richard Camilleri
25th October 2018
Corporate & CommercialLitigation & Dispute Resolution

The Implications of the Constitutional Court Decision in Thake v Kummissjoni Elettorali on the Proposed Amendments to the Competition Act and Other Related Legislation

This article was written by Dr Richard Camilleri, Dr Annalies Muscat and Dr Laura SpiteriIn Thake et v Kummissjoni Elettoraliet, decided on the 8 October 2018, the Constitutional Court held that when it is alleged that a criminal offence has been committed or the severity of the fine imposed means that the conduct in question is deemed to be of a criminal nature, the matter must be determined solely by a court and not by any other body or judicial organ (see more here). This line of reasoning confirms the decision of the same court in Federation of Estate Agents…
Richard Camilleri
25th October 2018
Competition

Mamo TCV speakers at the Annual Consumer Law and Policy Conference

This article was written by Dr Richard Camilleri and Dr Annalies Azzopardi.Two of our lawyers – partner Dr Richard Camilleri and senior associate Dr Annalies Azzopardi –gave a joint presentation entitled 'How does competition law contribute to consumer welfare?' at the Annual Consumer Law and Policy Conference.The Conference was held on World Consumers' Day, which falls on 15th March, and organised by the Chamber of Advocates, Malta together with the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Malta and the Malta Law Academy of the Chamber of Advocates.This year, the conference was attended by representatives from the European Commission.…
Richard Camilleri
4th July 2017
Competition

Cartels: Enforcement, appeals and damages actions 2017

This article was written by Dr. Richard Camilleri and Dr. Annalies Azzopardi.Mamo TCV has authored the Malta chapter in Global Legal Insights's Cartels: Enforcement, appeals and damages actions 2017. Cartels 2017 covers topics such as law and enforcement, investigative powers, cartel enforcement activity, decision-making procedures, leniency, settlement of cases, complaints, sanctions, and cross-border issues in 30 jurisdictions. Naturally, Cartels 2017 is not intended to act as a substitute for obtaining legal advice, which should be sought in relation to the relevant jurisdiction in each case.The chapter about cartel enforcement in Malta can be accessed by clicking here or by downloading…
Richard Camilleri
28th February 2017
Competition

Mamo TCV Advocates Wins Mondaq Award

​Mamo TCV has won the Top Communicator Award from Mondaq for the Most Popular Article in Malta for January 2017. The article that clinched the award, Agreement Regarding The Distribution Of LPG In Malta Held To Be In Breach Of The Competition Rules, was written by Dr. Annalies Azzopardi and Dr. Richard Camilleri.To read more about the award, please visit Mondaq's website. (Contributor With Most Popular Article In Malta)
Richard Camilleri
17th February 2017
Competition

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 not purport to give legal, financial or tax advice. Should you require…
Richard Camilleri
6th February 2017