Articles


Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Jul 28, 2021

Can Employers Require their Staff to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

In the midst of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with vaccines being hailed as the only way to control the rising number of...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Jul 26, 2021

The Enforceability of PERFORMANCE BONUS Clauses Post Termination

A performance bonus is an ‘extra’ form of compensation which is granted by an employer to an employee, as a reward for reaching a certain...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Jul 26, 2021

Recruiting Talented Employees is One Thing. Keeping Them Is Another.

How can employers successfully retain their employees? A major challenge for entities and businesses across the board relates to the ability of an organisation to...

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Jul 20, 2021

The Requirements for a Valid Will Under Maltese Law

Authors: Gianluca Falzon & Nina Fauser Under Maltese law, wills are mainly regulated by the Civil Code, Chapter 16 of the Laws of Malta (the...

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Immigration
May 04, 2021

A Newly Launched Residence Opportunity: the ‘Malta Permanent Residence Programme’

The Malta Permanent Residence Programme (hereinafter ‘MPRP’) was launched on the 29th March 2021 by virtue of Legal Notice 121 of 2021. The MPRP is...

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Escrow Services and Security Arrangements Immigration
May 04, 2021

Abolishment of the employment license requirement

Prior to the 11th of March 2021, all third country nationals who had long-term residence status in Malta were still expected to obtain an employment...

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Immigration
May 04, 2021

UK Nationals navigating residence status in Malta post Brexit

By virtue of the Withdrawal Agreement (the ‘Agreement’) which came into force on the 1st  February 2020, the United Kingdom (‘UK’) cut its ties and...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Apr 30, 2021

COVID-19 passports and employment: no jab, no job?

Authors: Ann Bugeja, Nicole Sciberras Debono, Nina Fauser & Krista Refalo It’s like the American Express black card for the end of this Covid age....

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Financial Services & Fintech
Apr 16, 2021

Introducing Regulation (EU) 2019/1238 on a pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP)

Authors: Kurt Hyzler & Nico Fauser On 26 March 2021, the MFSA issued a Circular regarding the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2019/1238 on a pan-European...

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