What Is A Data Breach?

What Is A Data Breach?

Last week, the Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner (“IDPC”) launched an investigation into a leak of a large volume of personal data by a local IT company. But what is a “data breach” and when do the obligations to notify kick in? A controller...
Completion Of Sale Of Vodafone Malta Limited

Completion Of Sale Of Vodafone Malta Limited

The sale of the entire shareholding of Vodafone Malta Limited to Citiscus Malta Limited, an indirect subsidiary of Monaco Telecom SAM, was completed on the 31st March 2020. Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal acted as legal counsel to Monaco Telecom in Malta and actively...
Redundancy Procedures Under Maltese Laws

Redundancy Procedures Under Maltese Laws

In the midst of the current situation, the impact on the economy is being felt across all industries and various employers will inevitably consider looking into cost cutting measures. One of the most impactful cost-cutting measures would be that of reducing the cost...
Announcement Regarding COVID-19

Announcement Regarding COVID-19

The COVID 19 pandemic has taken over our lives and the way in which we go about our daily affairs. Our communities are unsure of how to react to the extraordinary events engulfing us. All segments of the economy, large and small, have been impacted by the spread of...

Offices Closure Notice

Please note that Thursday 19th March is a Public Holiday and our offices will therefore be closed. Note furthermore that we will also be closed on Friday 20th March. We shall resume our operations remotely and with reduced staff on Monday 23rd March, subject to...
Malta Flag – Measures Resulting From The COVID-19 Pandemic

Malta Flag – Measures Resulting From The COVID-19 Pandemic

The Maltese Merchant Shipping Directorate has issued an MS Notice in relation to the sensitive COVID-19 outbreak and the disruptions and difficulties that this is causing to the shipping industry worldwide. To this effect the Directorate is granting, on a case by case...
Contribution to “Aviation Malta” Publication

Contribution to “Aviation Malta” Publication

Partner of Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal and ARQ Group, Dr Tonio Fenech has contributed his insights about the current local aviation sector in the first publication of Aviation Malta. Aviation Malta offers a window into all aspects of the aviation industry in Malta....
Acquisition Of Vodafone Malta By Monaco Telecom

Acquisition Of Vodafone Malta By Monaco Telecom

Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal (“FFFL”) was recently appointed by Monaco Telecom to act as its legal counsel in Malta on the purchase of 100% of the shareholding in Vodafone Malta for the price of €250 million. Monaco Telecom is the incumbent telecoms operator in the...
Guidance On New Regulations On Sulphur Content Of Fuel Oil

Guidance On New Regulations On Sulphur Content Of Fuel Oil

The Merchant Shipping Directorate has issued a Technical Notice to remind all concerned that as from the 01st of January 2020, all ships subject to MARPOL Annex VI are, in principle, required to use on board fuel oils with a sulphur content of maximum 0.50% m/m in...
Latest Developments On Brexit

Latest Developments On Brexit

The Economic & Business Intelligence team at ARQ Group and the International European Public Affairs Consultancy, FIPRA, have prepared a concise summary update on the latest Brexit news, after last night’s votes in the House of Commons. FIPRA is proudly...

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