New Prospectus Regulation: Easier Access to Capital Markets

New Prospectus Regulation: Easier Access to Capital Markets
On 16 May 2017, the Council adopted new rules on prospectuses for the issuing and offering of securities. The new prospectus regulation ("PR3") will repeal and replace the Prospectus Directive (2003/71/EC) and the existing Prospectus Regulation (809/2004). Unlike directives, regulations do not require further implementation measures by EU member states to be effective. The main aim of PR3 is to facilitate access to financial markets for companies, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises through the simplification of the rules and streamlining of related ad...
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Malta Gaming Authority Announces Major Overhaul Of Maltese Gaming Law

Malta Gaming Authority Announces Major Overhaul Of Maltese Gaming Law
This article was written by Dr. Michael Psaila and Dr. Andrea Theuma.The Malta Gaming Authority ('MGA') has just published a new consultation paper proposing major reforms to Malta's current gaming legal framework. The proposed overhaul aims to repeal all the existing gaming legislation currently in force by replacing the latter with a singular primary Act of Parliament entitled the Gaming Act, which will empower the competent Minister to publish regulations and grant powers to the MGA to publish directives and issue rulings as well as guidelines and policies, the...
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Mamo TCV speakers at the Annual Consumer Law and Policy Conference

Mamo TCV speakers at the Annual Consumer Law and Policy Conference
This article was written by Dr Richard Camilleri and Dr Annalies Azzopardi.Two of our lawyers – partner Dr Richard Camilleri and senior associate Dr Annalies Azzopardi –gave a joint presentation entitled 'How does competition law contribute to consumer welfare?' at the Annual Consumer Law and Policy Conference.The Conference was held on World Consumers' Day, which falls on 15th March, and organised by the Chamber of Advocates, Malta together with the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Malta and the Malta Law Academy of the Chamber of Advocates.This ...
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New Leave Entitlement: Medically Assisted Procreation in Malta

New Leave Entitlement: Medically Assisted Procreation in Malta
On the 30th May 2017, new Regulations came into force – Leave for Medically Assisted Procreation National Standard Order (S.L. 452.114).The Regulations grant a period of paid leave to employees who undergo the process of medically assisted procreation. The prospective parents shall be entitled to 100 hours of leave with full pay between them, which leave is to be paid by the employer. The entitlement to one hundred hours of leave for medically assisted procreation with full pay shall be granted for every process of medically assisted procreation, up to a maximum o...
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Mamo TCV Advocates launches GDPR Microsite (www.gdprmalta.com)

Mamo TCV Advocates launches GDPR Microsite (www.gdprmalta.com)
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​On ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will repeal and replace the main data protection laws of all Member States, including Malta. Maltese organisations have less than a year to prepare for the many new, and in some cases, onerous obligations introduced by the GDPR. We have recently launched our GDPR microsite (www.gdprmalta.com) that provides easy to read information and resources about the new EU Regulation. Download our free GDPR Guidelines, subscribe to our G...
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