Month: July 2020

Intellectual Property
Jul 30, 2020

Privacy rights trump artists’ intellectual property rights: a brief insight into CJEU and IPR Enforcement

Authors: Gayle Kimberely, Nicole Sciberras Debono, Nina Fauser Imagine this scenario: an individual decides to upload a copy of a Harry Potter film on YouTube,...

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Litigation & Arbitration
Jul 17, 2020

Navigating Dangerous Waters: Directors’ Duties in the Context of Highly Leveraged Companies

Author: Jonathan de Maria Apart from being responsible for the proper administration and management of the company, Directors of a Maltese company are, amongst other...

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Data Protection
Jul 16, 2020

Landmark CJEU Data Protection Judgement Invalidating the EU-US Privacy Shield

Authors: Dr Francesca Hili, Dr Nicole Sciberras Debono On Thursday 16th July 2020, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the EU (‘CJEU’)...

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
Jul 10, 2020

The P2B Regulation: New requirements for online intermediation service providers and online search engines as of July 2020

Authors: Dr Gayle Kimberely, Dr Nicole Sciberras Debono, Ilona Vella There is no denying that, perhaps now more than ever, online platforms offer incomparable access...

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Financial Services & Fintech
Jul 06, 2020

MFSA issues a Shareholding Policy for Credit Institutions and Insurance Companies

As a response to various regulatory developments in recent years, and in order to protect licence holders, the market and ultimately, stakeholders and customers, the...

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