Dec
07

Mamo TCV Delivers seminar on Company Secretary at Society Education Event

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On 30th November 2021, Dr Joshua Chircop delivered a seminar regarding the Duties of the Company Secretary on behalf of Mamo TCV Advocates on the invitation of Society Education.  The presentation was split into three parts, with the first examining the appointment and removal of the company secretary. The second part focused on the statutory functions and responsibilities of the company secretary together with the holding of general meetings and board meetings. The third part of the seminar focused on the responsibilities of the company secretary under VAT l...
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Nov
12

Garnishee Orders - Recent Amendments to the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure Could Place Significant Administrative Burden on Banks

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This article was written by​ Dr Neeraj Bharwani and Dr Michael Psaila Act No. LXII of 2021 (the "Act") was published in the Government Gazette on the 29th October 2021 introducing several amendments to the provisions dealing with garnishee orders in the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure, Chapter 12 of the Laws of Malta (the "COCP"). Briefly, the Act has extended the list of assets that cannot be subject to a garnishee order to include: (i)  Private pensions and pensions issued by foreign governments up to the amount established for the highest pension ...
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Sep
14

Transfers of Personal Data to Third Countries: A Brief look at the New SCCs

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This article was written by​ Dr Michael Camilleri,  Dr Warren Ciantar  and Dr Claude Micallef-Grimaud. Transferring personal data from one EU Member State to another does not entail any formalities in addition to the basic and established requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The reason for this is because all EU Member States are, by default, deemed to offer an 'adequate level of protection due to the robust and mostly harmonised privacy laws in place. The same can largely be said about countries within the European Economic ...
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Feb
02

Mamo TCV Advocates Publishes 5th Edition of its Popular (and free) ‘Brief Overview of the GDPR’

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Mamo TCV Advocates has recently updated its very popular (and free) brief GDPR overview (now in its 5th edition) with easy-to-read information specific to Malta including the local implementation measures. The document can be downloaded for free from Mamo TCV's dedicated GDPR Microsite which is kept regularly updated. At www.gdprmalta.com you can find relevant data protection news and articles, all relevant guidelines, links to all the relevant laws and more. Should you need any guidance on any GDPR-related issues, please contact our specialised Data Protection Te...
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Jul
23

The EU-US Privacy Shield is No More

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This article was written by  Dr. Warren Ciantar and Dr. Claude Micallef-Grimaud . On Thursday 16 th July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union ('CJEU') ruled that the 'Privacy Shield' agreement allowing for the transfer of personal data between the European Union and the United States of America does not provide sufficient protection from US surveillance to EU citizens. To fully appreciate the context and ramifications of this decision, one must go back to 2013, when a young Austrian privacy activist by the name of Max Schrems raised a complaint ag...
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