Jun
20

MFSA and FIAU issue Guidance Document for Credit Institutions, Payment Institutions and Electronic Money Institutions opening accounts for FinTechs.

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The Guidance Document for Credit Institutions, Payment Institutions and Electronic Money Institutions opening accounts for FinTechs has been jointly published by the Malta Financial Services Authority and the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit, following a public consultation issued on the 27 th March 2019. The Guidance Document aims to assist the Institutions in developing a better understanding of the risks concerning customers of the Fintech realm, to allow these Institutions to offer their services to such customers while ensuring full compliance to the Prev...
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Jun
20

Mamo TCV Delivers seminar on Voluntary Organisations and Foundations at Society Education Event

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On the invitation of Society Education, on 13 th June, 2019 Mamo TCV Advocates delivered a seminar regarding recent amendments to the laws regulating voluntary organisations and foundations. On behalf of Mamo TCV Advocates, Dr Dorita Cardona and Dr Joshua Chircop delivered their three-hour presentation titled: 'Amendments to Voluntary Organisations and Foundations'. The presentation was split into two parts, with the first examining certain key amendments to the Voluntary Organisations Act, including major definitions, the rules on non-profit making, mandatory enr...
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Jun
05

Extensive Amendments to Maltese Competition and Consumer Law

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The Competition Act and Consumer Affairs Act and other Laws (Amendment) Act was enacted on 31 May 2019.This Act extensively amends the Competition Act, the Consumer Affairs Act and other related legislation.It comes in the wake of theAugust 2018 public consultation procedure launched by the Government of Malta (see  here ) and a reworked draft bill (see here ), all intended to ensure that the procedure adopted by the relevant administrative authorities in competition and consumer cases comply with the right to a fair hearing enshrined in the Constitution of M...
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May
31

Mamo TCV Charity Quiz Night

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Yesterday's annual Mamo TCV Quiz Night was a much awaited event at the firm. Quiz Master Andrew Muscat kicked off the proceedings, assisted by Nick Valenzia. Questions ranged from knowledge of ECHR and CJEU case law to identifying office pet owners from a picture of their pet. All teams fought harshly to win the much-coveted trophy, with points being close to a tie during the night. Finally Frank Testa's team prevailed amidst much celebration from this team. The sum of €2,600 was collected during the night with proceedings going to Id-Dar tal-Providenza in Siggiew...
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May
24

Mamo TCV Advocates Publishes 4th Edition of its free ‘Brief Overview of the GDPR’

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force across the EU, including Malta, on 25 th May 2018. On the first anniversary of this event, we have updated our very popular (and free) brief GDPR overview (now in its 4th edition) with easy-to-read information specific to Malta including the local implementation measures. The document can be downloaded for free from Mamo TCV's dedicated GDPR Microsite which we keep regularly updated. Should you need any guidance on GDPR-related issues, please contact our specialised Data Protection Team at: datapr...
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