Mar
10

New Business Hours Regulations in Malta - Express Consent of Employee Required to Work on Sundays

New Business Hours Regulations in Malta - Express Consent of Employee Required to Work on Sundays
In line with the new Business Hours Regulations (Subsidiary Legislation 441.08), which have come into force as of January 2017 and which allow shops to open on Sundays (subject to the opening times established in the same Regulations), the Wholesale and Retail Trades Wages Council Wage Regulation Order (Subsidiary legislation 452.63) has also been amended. Amongst other changes in the working times and periods of rest, an important introduction in the Wholesale and Retail Trades Wages Council Wage Regulation Order is that contained in regulation 6A which prov...
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Mar
06

Mamo TCV Participates in Malta EU Presidency Conference on IPR Enforcement

Mamo TCV Participates in Malta EU Presidency Conference on IPR Enforcement
On 2nd March 2017, an international conference on IPR enforcement was held at the Corinthia Hotel in St. George's Bay, St Julian's, Malta. The conference was organised by the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council, Malta Customs and the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights (EUIPO). A number of prominent representatives from various institutions and bodies participated in the event (including the European Commission, UNIFAB, the EUIPO, INTA as well as the US attache' to the EU). Mamo TCV Advocates was represented by Dr. Claude Micalle...
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Mar
03

Captive Review: Malta Focus

Captive Review: Malta Focus
The captive continues to be considered as an important alternative risk transfer tool for an increasing number of companies including SMEs. Despite the fact that the captive insurance market continues to attract more interest, it requires to adapt itself to the new challenges of the 21 st century. Increased compliance costs and higher capital requirements seem to be shifting the interest of captive owners from stand-alone captive to cell captives forming part of a Protected Cell Company structure. Malta provides the right regulatory environment and a diverse selec...
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Feb
28

Cartels: Enforcement, appeals and damages actions 2017

Cartels: Enforcement, appeals and damages actions 2017
This article was written by Dr. Richard Camilleri and Dr. Annalies Azzopardi . Mamo TCV has authored the Malta chapter in Global Legal Insights's Cartels: Enforcement, appeals and damages actions 2017. Cartels 2017 covers topics such as law and enforcement, investigative powers, cartel enforcement activity, decision-making procedures, leniency, settlement of cases, complaints, sanctions, and cross-border issues in 30 jurisdictions. Naturally, Cartels 2017 is not intended to act as a substitute for obtaining legal advice, which should be sought in relation to the r...
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Feb
24

Patent Law – An Update On Manufacturing / Research Opportunities In Malta For The International Generics Drugs Industry

Patent Law – An Update On Manufacturing / Research Opportunities In Malta For The International Generics Drugs Industry
Malta offers significant opportunities for the generics drugs industry and the evidence for this lies in the pharmaceutical patenting history of the country. The events discussed in this update reflect the history of patenting in Malta, focusing on the current favourable legislative framework for the generic drugs industry in 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 hesitate to contact Dr. Antoine Camilleri . Patent Law – An Update On Manufac...
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