Articles


Aviation
Oct 26, 2020

The Interpretation of ‘extraordinary circumstance’ in Air Passenger Rights in recent CJEU case-law

Flight cancellations and delays are not a novel concept. Luckily, the EU Regulation 261/2004 provides rules and conditions whereby passengers can seek compensation and assistance...

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Banking & Finance Tax in Malta
Oct 21, 2020

Malta Budget 2021 Snippets: How will you Benefit?

The Minister for Finance and Financial Services presented the Budget 2021 on 19th October 2020 in the House of Representatives of Malta. With the theme...

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Competition / Antitrust Regulation
Oct 16, 2020

Does Competition Law fit the Digital Bill?

Typically, Competition law regulates anti-competitive conduct by companies within a pre-defined market. In doing so, Competition law will seek to ensure that firms and players...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Oct 01, 2020

The Definition of Redundancy under Maltese Law

When terminating on grounds of redundancy, Maltese law states that an employer must always follow the last in, first out rule. Thus, the last person...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Oct 01, 2020

Compensation Awarded by the Industrial Tribunal | How is this Changing and Why?

Maltese Legislation does not impose an obligation on the Industrial Tribunal (hereinafter ‘Tribunal’) to include its reasoning for why a certain decision was taken and...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Sep 30, 2020

The Concept of Single Source of Employment – Widening the Net for Equality of Pay?

The concept of Single Source of Employment is intimately linked with the notion of “equal pay for equal work”, a notion which is not only...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Sep 30, 2020

The Importance of having an IT Security Policy in place

Organisations need well designed IT security polices to ensure the success of their cyber-security strategies and efforts. The lack of an IT security policy can...

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Banking & Finance
Sep 11, 2020

Malta sets up the National Foreign Direct Investment Screening Office

Authors: Kurt Hyzler, Nina Fauser & Krista Refalo The NFDI Screening Office (“Office”) was set up in order to implement the provisions of EU Regulation...

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Litigation & Arbitration
Aug 05, 2020

Shareholders precluded from bringing an unfair prejudice action once the Court has issued a buyout order

Authors: Jonathan de Maria, Nina Fauser On the 13th of July 2020, the Civil Court (Commercial Section) gave what can be deemed to be a...

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