Nov
10

Mamo TCV Advocates receives top rankings in IFLR1000

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Mamo TCV Advocates is pleased to have retained its ranking as a Top Tier Firm (Tier 1) in the Corporate and Finance category in the latest IFLR1000 EMEA Guide . This ranking recognizes Mamo TCV's position as one of the leading law firms in the Corporate and Finance practice areas. In addition to Mamo TCV Advocates earning Tier 1 status, Prof. Andrew Muscat and Dr. Michael Psaila ranked as "Highly Regarded" Banking & M&A Lawyers and Dr. Katya Tua ranked as "Highly Regarded" Investment Funds Lawyer.   IFLR1000 EMEA is the guide to the world's leading fi...
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Nov
06

Malta, New kid on the Block

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Dr Christina Scicluna's latest publication on the Times of Malta focuses on the regulatory framework surrounding virtual financial assets which has become effective 1st November 2018 in Malta.  Link below for more details: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20181106/business-news/malta-the-new-kid-on-the-blockchain.693557   Disclaimer This document does not purport to give legal, financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or legal assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Christina Scicluna .
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Nov
01

Data Protection Legal Update (October 2018): Maltese Court of Appeal Confirms '7 Day Rule' for Retaining CCTV Footage

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  In a judgment delivered on 5th October 2018, in the names of Maltapost plc vs Information and Data Protection Commissioner , the Maltese Court of Appeal (Inferior Jurisdiction) decided an appeal from a decision of the Maltese Information and Data Protection Appeals Tribunal. In a 2015 decision concerning Maltapost's use of CCTV cameras on their premises, the Maltese Information and Data Protection Commissioner ("IDPC") had decided that generally, a maximum retention period of seven (7) days shall apply to CCTV footage, with an extension allowed only in exce...
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Oct
29

Incorrect Legal Basis Precludes Employers From Accessing Ex Employees' Work Emails

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In a judgment delivered on 5th October 2018, in the names of Doreen Camilleri vs Information and Data Protection Commissioner, the Maltese Court of Appeal (Inferior Jurisdiction) decided an appeal from a decision of the Information and Data Protection Appeals Tribunal (the 'Tribunal'). The case related to an ex-employee of the European Union Programmes Agency ('EUPA') who claimed that her data protection rights had been infringed when following termination of her employment, the password to her work email inbox was changed, denying her access to the same while the...
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Oct
24

Legal Update: Unfair Trading Practices in the Food Industry

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In April 2018, the European Commission issued a proposal for a Directive on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the food supply chain. The proposed Directive targets the imbalance of power in buyer-supplier relationships where the supplier is a small and medium-sized enterprise ('an SME') and the buyer is not. The EU's Special Committee on Agriculture supported the Commission's draft Directive. However, on the 1 October 2018, Members of the European Parliament that form part of the Agricultural Committee voted in favour of extending t...
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