Introduction to Privacy Law and GDPR
In the digital age, characterised by the growth of cloud computing and remote access, the importance of protecting personal data has gained new significance. Privacy has become one of the pivotal issues in our time, which does not only affect legislators or technology innovators, but has become relevant to every household, who has internet access …
Highly Qualified Persons Rules
The Malta Highly Qualified Persons Rules builds on the success of Malta’s reputation in attracting highly professional expatriates seeking an alternative residence base in a warm Mediterranean Island in the European Union. After joining the EU, Malta has experienced an expansion in the financial, gaming and aviation services which has created the need for additional highly qualified workers. Malta’s membership and full …
Increase in trademark registration EUIPO
EUIPO Executive Director Christian Archambeau has shed light on the record filing numbers for EU Trademark registrations experienced in the first months of 2021. Archambeau has stated that:
Malta Nomad Residence Permit
The Malta Nomad Residence Permit (NRP) is a residence permit which can be issued to non-EU nationals only. The NRP is open to individuals who can work remotely in Malta using telecommunications technology. This permit enables its holders the right to retain their current employment based in another country whilst legally residing in Malta.
Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions – Malta Law In the last few decades, the importance of mergers and acquisitions as a tool for business has arisen drastically. In a fluctuating, competitive corporate world, it is vital for businesses and corporate structures to remain dynamic while always looking towards strategically employing corporate law tools to expand, improve and …
Learning from the Chanel vs Huawei Trademark Dispute
French luxury fashion house Chanel has lost an EU court battle against Chinese technology giant Huawei over their iconic double ‘C’ logo.
Malta Launches the Nomad Residence Permit
The Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship and Communities has announced the launch of a new residence programme for non-EU nationals. The programme which will be administered by Residency Malta Agency will be known as the Nomad Residence Permit (NRP). The Malta NRP is aimed at individuals who want to move to Malta whilst working remotely. Announcing the …
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The Act to Regulate the Legal Profession in Malta
An act regulating the legal profession in Malta has entered into force on the 20th April 2021. The aim of the act was to address inefficiencies identified by Moneyval and to create further safeguards for the legal profession in terms of money-laundering risks.
Malta Company Service Providers Regulations
By virtue of Legal Notice 96 of 2021, the Malta Company Service Providers (Amendment) Act 2020 (“the Act” or “the Amendments”) came into force on 16 March 2021. This Act also brought with it an overhauled Corporate Services Provider (“CSP”) Rulebook (“Rulebook”). Previously exempt, Malta CSPs must apply for their licences under the impending deadline …
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New Malta Company Service Providers Regime 2021
The Malta Company Service Providers (Amendment) Act 2020 (“the Act” or “the Amendments”) came into force on 16 March 2021 through Legal Notice 96 of 2021. This reformed Act also brought with it an overhauled Corporate Services Provider (“CSP”) Rulebook (“Rulebook”). Previously exempt, Malta CSPs must apply for their licences under the impending deadline of …
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