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The Media and Defamation Act, 2018

The Media and Defamation Act, 2018 was enacted on the 24th April 2018, repealing the Press Act, Chapter 248 of the Laws of Malta and establishing a new legal framework for media law, libel, defamation, slander under Maltese law. The legislator introduced a...

Gender-balanced Company Boards

Company Formation Company formation is an important practice area for Iuris Malta. The law firm provides a comprehensive service on corporate related matters to its clients from inception to incorporation to compliance. Gender Parity on Company Boards Over...

Asylum seekers and sexual orientation

On the 25th January 2018, the European Court of Justice in a Preliminary Reference ruled that an asylum seeker cannot be subjected to a psychological test in order to determine his sexual orientation and that the performance of such tests amount to a...

IURIS Advocates is recruiting

Iuris Advocates in Malta is seeking to recruit lawyers to work primarily in the litigation and corporate departments. Candidates are expected to be prepared to contribute and support other practice areas too. Working experience will be considered an asset....

Iuris Debt Collection

Iuris has now extended its debt collection services to companies, individuals, businesses, service providers and indeed any creditor wishing to recover or secure his dues in an expedient and affordable manner without court action. Recover your payments...

Stamp Duty Exemption Extended

Duty on Business Related Donations Exemption Order By virtue of a legal notice published recently – L.N. 82 of 2018 entitled Duty on Donations of Marketable Securities and Immovable Property Used for Business (Exemption) (Amendment) Order, 2018 – the...

GDPR Checklist – Is your organisation in line?

The General Data Protection Regulation will be entering into force on the 25th May 2018 introducing harmonious rules across all EU Member States on the processing of personal data and extending the territorial scope of the Regulations beyond the confines...

Court Orders Refund in case of defective vehicle

IURIS successfully brought forward a latent defects claim before the First Hall of the Civil Courts on behalf of a plaintiff who had purchased a luxury vehicle in May 2016.  The vehicle manifested defects, notably restricted performance, from the very first few days...

Discrimination on the basis of age

The Court of Justice of the European Union was recently faced with a case on discrimination on the ground of age, an infringement on the freedom to choose an occupation contrary to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU. The Court stipulated that it is justified...

Derived rights of third-country nationals – moving forward

Last May the Court of Justice gave a preliminary ruling on the refusal to third-country nationals, mothers of minor children, of social assistance and child benefit on the ground of lack of right of residence. The Court in the case of Chavez-Vilchez and Others sought...