Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
Click here for more details

Malta > Legal Developments > Law firm and leading lawyer rankings

Editorial

Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Up for a gig? The risks of worker misclassification in the “gig economy”

July 2019 - Employment. Legal Developments by GVZH Advocates.

More articles by this firm.

Author: Dr. Ann Bubeja

Several “gig economy” business models have sprung up in Malta over the past few years. Cab-hailing services, outsourcing platforms and courier delivery services, to name a few, have adopted the model of engaging with independent contractors for engagements, rather than undertake the orthodox, and admittedly more bureaucratic, route of hiring employees to perform those tasks.

Any undertaking looking to establish operations in Malta should, however, be careful about designing a business model around “independent contractor” arrangements before taking full account of the Maltese law rules governing the correct classification of such workers as employees, regardless of their contractual designation.

In this piece we will consider the critical question: when is a freelancer treated as an employee in terms of Maltese law?

Pharma no longer under the Competition radar

Author: Dr. Gayle Kimberley

The use of competition law to regulate the pharmaceutical industry is beginning to see a new impetus. While traditionally competition authorities struggled to use competition law to address the pharmaceutical sector’s practices, EU legislators have given a clear political signal that something needs to be done to address anti-competitive practices of pharmaceutical companies which, they believe, are endangering patients’ access to affordable and innovative essential medicines.

Increase in Annual Leave and Minimum Wage

May 2019 - Employment. Legal Developments by Mamo TCV Advocates.

More articles by this firm.

News Update: Increase in Annual Leave and Minimum Wage

European Union Blockchain Observatory and Forum Publishes its First Thematic Report

European Union Blockchain Observatory and Forum publishes its first thematic report.

Which GDPR Rules Led to Google Being Fined 50 Million Euros?

Google has just been fined 50 million euros by France’s data protection watchdog. Read our article to find out why.

Beware of ‘Positive Discriminatory’ Measures

May 2019 - Employment. Legal Developments by Mamo TCV Advocates.

More articles by this firm.

Court of Justice of the European Union slams a provision of Austrian law.

Significant Number of Personal Data Breaches Reported to the Maltese Supervisory Authority Post GDPR

There have been more than 100 personal data breaches notified to the Maltese IDPC post GDPR. 17 GDPR fines have been imposed. Click below to learn more about the situation across the EU.

Articles of the Customs Ordinance and Excise Duty Act Declared Unconstitutional

First Hall Civil Court (Constitutional Jurisdiction) finds articles of the Customs Ordinance and Excise Duty Act in breach of human rights.

Interview with...

Law firm partners and practice heads explain how their firms are adapting to clients' changing needs

International Law Firm Networks

International comparative guides

Giving the in-house community greater insight to the law and regulations in different jurisdictions.

Select Practice Area

GC Powerlist -
Europe

International Law Firm Networks