May
16

MamoTCV contributes to the 7th Edition of The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review

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MamoTCV has contributed to the 7 th Edition of The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review which was published in April 2019. This review has been edited by Peter Rogan (Ince Gordon Dadds LLP) and provides an overview of the legal and regulatory regime for (re)insurance undertakings and intermediaries in 30 jurisdictions. The publication provides guidance on legal and market developments in each jurisdiction aiding comparative analysis. The publication encourages a business-focused approach in comparison to standard legal guides. MamoTCV's contribution to the Malta c...
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May
07

Maltese Court of Appeal decides that Industrial Tribunal cannot award compensation for the way in which dismissal took place if the dismissal is found to be fair.

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  In the case of Lucianne Lia vs Borg & Aquilina Ltd, the Maltese Industrial Tribunal (the 'Tribunal') had decided that whilst the dismissal had taken place for a justified reason at law, the employer had failed to properly warn the employee prior to said dismissal and for this reason, had awarded the employee the sum of €1,000. The defendant company appealed from this decision arguing that the law only gave power to the Tribunal to give compensation when the dismissal was found to be unfair . The Court of Appeal, in a decision dated 30 th April 2019, not...
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May
03

Mamo TCV Senior Partner Prof. Andrew Muscat publishes second edition of his “Principles of Maltese Company Law”.

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The much-awaited second edition of Prof. Andrew Muscat 's "Principles of Company Law" - regarded as the go-to textbook for academics and practitioners, among others - has been published. This comprehensive and authoritative treatise offers an in-depth account of the fundamental principles of company law. The book blends theory with practice and is the end product of extensive academic research conducted in this field of law combined with the author's years of experience as a corporate lawyer. This second edition of Prof. Muscat's work again focuses on the mai...
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Apr
30

Human Rights Update – A1-P1 cases decided in March 2019

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The European Court of Human Rights (the "ECtHR") has decided the following Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 ("A1-P1") cases during the month of March 2019: Arnaboldi v. Italy (appl. n o . 43422/07) – the ECtHR declared a breach of A1-P1 in a case where the owner of a property in Livorno, Italy, was directed by the Italian courts to bring his action for compensation exclusively against an insolvent company. This company conducted the expropriation on behalf of the Italian government. Yavas and others v. Turkey (appl. n o . 36366/06) – the ECtHR declared that a private p...
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Apr
23

UK CFC rules in breach of Article 107 TFEU

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On the 2 nd April 2019 the European Commission concluded its high-profile investigation into a UK tax scheme for the intra-group financing of multinationals. The investigation was opened in October 2017 and is a way of ensuring that all companies "pay their fair share of tax". Subject to the investigation were certain UK exemptions on the application of tax avoidance rules to multinationals, which at the time were deemed to potentially fall foul of the EU's state aid regime. The UK has used controlled foreign company rules to prevent companies established within t...
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