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...
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...
European Commission Rules on the Operation of Drones

European Commission Rules on the Operation of Drones

Earlier this year, the European Commission devised new Regulations setting out comprehensive rules ensuring “safe, secure and sustainable operations of drones”, both for commercial and personal use. I. Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/ 947 The Commission...
Public Consultation: Public Service Garage Reform

Public Consultation: Public Service Garage Reform

The fragmented regulatory framework in place for chauffeur-driven vehicles, hindering the interest of both the passengers and operators alike, required expeditious review of the current regulations. It is in response to this that, the Ministry of Transport (the...
FIAU Publishes The Revised Implementing Procedures Part I

FIAU Publishes The Revised Implementing Procedures Part I

In view of the legislative amendments made to Chapter 373 of the Laws of Malta, the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and its subsidiary legislation, the ‘Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations’ (PMLFTR), the revision of Part I of the...
The New Prospectus Regulation

The New Prospectus Regulation

A Brief Commentary by Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal on the introduction of EU Prospectus Regulation (EU Regulation 2017/1129), governing securities offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market situated or operating within EU Member States  ...
The Unconstitutionality Of The Pre-1995 Rent Laws In Malta

The Unconstitutionality Of The Pre-1995 Rent Laws In Malta

The laws regulating the letting of property in Malta have over the years witnessed a number of amendments which in most cases attempt to balance out the position of the lessor and the lessee. The Rent laws were originally regulated by the Civil Code provided that,...

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