Articles


Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Sep 30, 2021

PATERNITY LEAVE IN MALTA: IS CHANGE AROUND THE CORNER?

Authors: Ann Bugeja, Francesca Anastasi & Nina Fauser Gender equality is a core principle in this day and age. From an employment perspective, gender equality...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Sep 29, 2021

An Insight into a Recent Case Decided by the Court of Appeal in Terms of ‘Discriminatory Treatment’ in Employment

In a recent judgment delivered by the Court of Appeal (in its Inferior Jurisdiction) on the 16th June 2021, in the case of ‘Schembri Aften...

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Litigation & Arbitration
Sep 07, 2021

An Analysis of the Essential Elements Required for the Issuing of a Warrant of Prohibitory Injunction

Authors: Joseph J Vella & Nina Fauser On the 26th July 2021, the First Hall, Civil Court, presided by Hon. Judge Audrey Demicoli, in the...

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Data Protection
Sep 06, 2021

Transferring personal data outside the EEA? The impact of the new standard contractual clauses in brief

If you are required to transfer personal data outside the EEA, you will be aware of the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses for controller to...

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Real Estate
Aug 23, 2021

Towards a Regulated Property Sector

An Overview Throughout the past decade, the property market experienced substantial development, making the real estate sector a central pillar in the local economy. In...

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Shipping
Aug 19, 2021

The Potential of Blockchain to revolutionise the Maltese Maritime Industry

Authors: Gayle Kimberley, Aleandro Mifsud & Nina Fauser A ‘blockchain’ is a system which can record transactions between two parties in an efficient, verifiable, and...

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Shipping
Aug 11, 2021

Green Shipping: The not-so-distant Future?

Authors: Gayle Kimberley, Aleandro Mifsud & Nina Fauser With green hydrogen stocks flying through the roof in 2020, it is no secret that this zero-carbon...

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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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