Renewal Of Shipping Insurance Blue Cards

Renewal Of Shipping Insurance Blue Cards

On the 20th February 2021, the following annual Certificates ( as applicable ) will expire for most of the merchant vessels:- Certificate of Insurance or other financial security in respect of Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage; Certificate of Insurance...
Vacancy For Senior Associate Lawyer

Vacancy For Senior Associate Lawyer

Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal is a medium-sized boutique law firm which provides a comprehensive range of services to the highest calibre of individuals and businesses. Its clients are dynamic and success oriented, and this is reflected in the way the firm challenges...
COVID 19 – Repeal Of Orders And Regulations

COVID 19 – Repeal Of Orders And Regulations

On the 15th June 2020, Government published the Second Repealing Regulations, 2020 (L.N. 243 of 2020), which will come into force on 30th June 2020. These Regulations follow the first Repealing Regulations, 2020 (L.N. 232 of 2020), which came into force on the 5th...
Exemption From Travel Ban For Yachts

Exemption From Travel Ban For Yachts

The Superintendent of Public Health has issued a notification that,  with effect from the 5th of June, 2020, an exemption from the earlier imposed Travel Ban was issued, with regards to transiting yachts with only crew on board, from countries outside Malta, with the...
Phasing-In Guidance For Offices And Workspaces

Phasing-In Guidance For Offices And Workspaces

As COVID-19 restrictions are being relaxed, Government issued several guidance documents for businesses to ensure mitigation measures in the transition phase. The following guidance document is specifically aimed at assisting employers in phasing in back-to-work...
The “Household Exemption” In GDPR

The “Household Exemption” In GDPR

Article 2 (2) (c) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) states that it does not apply to the processing of personal data “by a natural person in the course of a purely personal or household activity”. In a judgement before the Court of First Instance of...
The European Commission Recommendation on Travel Vouchers

The European Commission Recommendation on Travel Vouchers

On the 13th May 2020, the European Commission presented a package of guidelines and recommendations to help Member States gradually lift travel restrictions and allow tourism businesses to reopen, while respecting necessary health precautions. The package includes a...
COVID-19 :: Recent Developments In The Airline Industry

COVID-19 :: Recent Developments In The Airline Industry

Air travel has been one of the hardest-hit industries due to the devasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst countries around the world have closed their borders and are on lock-down, this has caused a significant decline in air travel with airlines grounding...
New Appointment At Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal

New Appointment At Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal

Dr Denia Ellul BA Hons, LL.D. LL.M. has been promoted to partner of Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal with effect from the 1st May 2020. Dr Ellul joined the law firm as an associate in July of 2017. She progressed to the post of senior associate a year later and was...
Consumer’s Rights When Shopping Online

Consumer’s Rights When Shopping Online

Due to the exceptional circumstances posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an unexpected surge in online shopping by consumers as opposed to in-store shopping. In order to safeguard their health and mitigate the spread of the virus, people are avoiding...
Closure Of The Courts And Suspension Of Time Periods

Closure Of The Courts And Suspension Of Time Periods

In the light of the extraordinary and unprecedented circumstances brought about by the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Government, in agreement with the judiciary and the pertinent organs of the State, ordered the closure of the law courts and their registry and, since...

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