Apr
28

Commission Approves Malta’s R&D State Aid Scheme

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On 22 nd April, 2020, the European Commission approved Malta's €5.3 million scheme to support investment in research and development related to the current pandemic. Any company, including public entities, intending to undertake research and development regarding COVID-19, and other related projects may benefit under the scheme. The scheme is intended to support the development of new solutions – such as medicinal products, medical equipment, and data collection tools – for the current crisis while also bettering foresight tools and methodologies for the future. B...
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Apr
27

EU Solidarity in Times of Crisis

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Coronavirus: EU Economic plan for 2020 With EU Member States accusing each other of not doing enough to help, the EU has finally reached some common ground that will go some way to lessen the impact Covid-19 has had on the block as a whole. A plan for injecting billions of euros of emergency aid into Europe's economies has been agreed by EU heads. As has become the new norm - meeting by video, the Member States' representatives agreed to set up a massive recovery fund, confirming that€540bn (£470bn) of financial support will become available from 1 June, with Ursu...
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Apr
25

Freedom of Movement Within the EU During Covid-19

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It is evident that the current lockdown is having an unprecedented slowdown in the movement of persons between EU Member States. This is not due to a restriction which was imposed by the EU itself but because of the restrictions which the Member States themselves imposed through their respective Public Health officials. It is noticeable that the legal restrictions on immigration were driven by the Member States' individual rules rather than by a general guideline from the EU. Consequently, the European Commission issued a guideline on how to ensure that certain po...
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Apr
22

Duties of Directors of Financially Distressed Companies

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Professor Andrew Muscat, who heads the Corporate Law Department at the Firm, has published a series of articles in the Times of Malta dealing with the duties and liabilities of directors of a company experiencing financial difficulties. This subject is particularly relevant these days when several companies are finding themselves in a difficult position as a result of the Covid-19 worldwide pandemic. The first article in the series introduced the subject of directors' duties and the notion of insolvency ( https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/duties-and-liabiliti...
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Apr
16

Mamo TCV Again Confirmed as One of Malta’s Leading Law Firms in the Legal 500 2020 Edition.

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The Legal 500 EMEA published its 2020 edition and rankings on 15 th April, 2020 and once again recognized Mamo TCV Advocates as one of the leading law firms in Malta. Apart from the top tier ranking for the firm in practically all its areas of practice, 3 of our partners were recognized as "Leading Lawyers" and another 14 partners and associates were singled out for their work. This is how the Legal 500 described our work and expertise: AVIATION - TIER 1 Mamo TCV Advocates' aviation practice specialises in asset finance, tax and corporate set-ups, aircraft ownersh...
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