Nov
29

Mamo TCV Advocates contributes to Chambers Insolvency 2019 Second Edition Guide

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Mamo TCV lawyers Michael Psaila and Simon Pullicino have contributed the #Malta chapter in the Chambers Insolvency 2019 Second Edition Guide. This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of the legal framework regarding corporate insolvency law in Malta. Below, please find the link to the Malta chapter: https://practiceguides.chambers.com/practice-guides/insolvency-2019-second-edition/malta   Disclaimer This document does not purport to give legal, financial or tax advice. Should you require further information or legal assistance, please do not hesitat...
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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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Oct
18

Constitutional Court Confirms that Only Courts Have the Power to Decide Cases of a Criminal Nature

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On the 8 October 2018, the Constitutional Court handed down its decision in Thake et vs Electoral Commission et after the plaintiff political party filed a case arguing that the functions of the Electoral Commission ('the Commission') as an investigator and judicial authority with the power to impose substantial fines violates the right to a fair hearing because the Commission is not a court. The Court observed that despite the powers granted to the Commission to investigate and penalise a political party when it breaches the law, it remains subject to the scrutin...
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