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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Feb 25, 2021

Uber London Drivers No Longer Considered Gig Workers

After a long legal battle dating back to 2016, last Friday, the 19th February 2021, Uber London lost its final appeal when the UK Supreme...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Feb 16, 2021

Public Holidays Falling on Weekends

By virtue of Act IV of 2021, the National Holidays and Other Public Holidays Act (Chapter 252) has been amended in February 2021. Prior to...

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Immigration
Feb 11, 2021

L.N. 29 of 2021 – Amendments to the Highly Qualified Persons Rules (S.L. 123.126)

These new rules shall come into force on 31st December 2020. The first amendment was carried out on Article 6 of the said Rules. This...

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Immigration
Feb 11, 2021

Amendments to S.L. 188.07 – Publication of Names

The proviso outlined in Article 3 and Article 4 of the said Regulations which states the following: Provided that for reasons of security, the Minister...

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Aviation
Feb 04, 2021

Remote Pilot Licenses Issued for the First Time in Malta

The introduction of two European Regulations (Regulations 2019/947 and 2019/945) on unmanned aircraft systems, which came into force on the 31st of December 2020, brought...

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Immigration
Jan 28, 2021

COVID-19 Update: New measures

During a press conference held on Wednesday 27th January 2021, Prime Minister Robert Abela announced new restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 and to...

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Immigration
Jan 12, 2021

The newly introduced Malta Permanent Residence Program

During a seminar spearheaded by Parliamentary Secretary Alex Muscat and MRVA CEO Charles Mizzi on the 12th of January, 2021, details were given about a...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Jan 04, 2021

Off-days falling on weekend to be added to vacation leave

On the 21st of December, it was announced that Cabinet had approved a legislative amendment put forward by OPM Minister Carmelo Abela whereby holidays falling...

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Competition / Antitrust Regulation
Jan 04, 2021

Competition law in a post-Brexit world: the CMA publishes its proposed regime on the regulation of tech giants

On the 8th of December 2020, the Competition and Markets Authority (‘CMA’) of the United Kingdom (‘UK’) issued advice to the British Government on the...

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