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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May
16

MamoTCV contributes to the 7th Edition of The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review

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MamoTCV has contributed to the 7 th Edition of The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review which was published in April 2019. This review has been edited by Peter Rogan (Ince Gordon Dadds LLP) and provides an overview of the legal and regulatory regime for (re)insurance undertakings and intermediaries in 30 jurisdictions. The publication provides guidance on legal and market developments in each jurisdiction aiding comparative analysis. The publication encourages a business-focused approach in comparison to standard legal guides. MamoTCV's contribution to the Malta c...
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May
07

Maltese Court of Appeal decides that Industrial Tribunal cannot award compensation for the way in which dismissal took place if the dismissal is found to be fair.

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  In the case of Lucianne Lia vs Borg & Aquilina Ltd, the Maltese Industrial Tribunal (the 'Tribunal') had decided that whilst the dismissal had taken place for a justified reason at law, the employer had failed to properly warn the employee prior to said dismissal and for this reason, had awarded the employee the sum of €1,000. The defendant company appealed from this decision arguing that the law only gave power to the Tribunal to give compensation when the dismissal was found to be unfair . The Court of Appeal, in a decision dated 30 th April 2019, not...
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