Mar
29

Malta: The Ultimate AI Launchpad

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The Malta.AI Taskforce and the Maltese Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation has invited members of the public, industry and academia to provide feedback on its High-level policy document for public consultation 'Malta: towards an AI Strategy' (the 'Policy Document'). The purpose of the Policy Document is to establish Malta as "amongst the top 10 nations with the highest impact national AI programme." The government argues that Malta has the natural and infrastructural qualities to make it "the Ultimate AI launchpad" - Its ...
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Mar
14

Re-Domiciliation of Foundations to Malta

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​ This article was written by Dr Dorita Cardona and Dr Joshua Chircop . ​ Maltese law allows for the continuation of foreign foundations and associations in Malta. This was introduced by the Voluntary Organisations (Amendment) Act, 2018 , by virtue of Act No. XXXVI of 2018, which made a number of changes to the Second Schedule of the Civil Code, being the law that regulates organisations in Malta (the 'Second Schedule'). An organisation is defined as a universality of persons who associate, or a universality of things which are appropriated to achieve a lawful pur...
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Mar
13

Mamo TCV participates at the KSU Careers Expo 2019

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Mamo TCV Advocates participated for the second consecutive year in the Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU) Careers Expo which was held at the University of Malta between the 5th and 7th March. Lawyers from the Firm met with students at the Firm's stand where they answered questions in relation to the Firm's 2019 student internship program, as well as questions on their prospective careers and life at the Firm in general. Lawyers from Mamo TCV also took part in the Live Interview sessions organised for the first time this year by KSU where students were given the ...
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Mar
08

Precautionary Measures Adopted by ESMA and Other EU Securities Regulators in the Case of a No-Deal Brexit Scenario

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On the 29 th of March 2019 the UK will leave the European Union (' EU ') in what is an unprecedented event in modern European history.  [1] As a result of this decision, Europe's biggest capital market will move outside of the EU, raising a number of regulatory challenges across a number of areas, specifically in the sphere of data reporting and clearing and settlement. Therefore, with the prospect of a no-deal Brexit scenario looming, the European Securities and Markets Authority (' ESMA ') and other EU securities regulators have adopted a number of precauti...
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Mar
07

Establishment of Land Registration Agency

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This article was written by Dr Veronica Grixti and Dr Joshua Chircop . A Land Registration Agency (the 'Agency') has been established by virtue of the Land Registration Agency (Establishment) Order, 2019 (the 'Order') under Legal Notice 4 of 2019. [ 1] The Order has been promulgated in exercise of the powers conferred on the Prime Minister by Article 36 of the Public Administration Act, Chapter 497 of the Laws of Malta (the 'Act'). Functions The Order states that the Agency shall have the following responsibilities: 1. to carry out the functions and duties of publ...
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