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Cohabitation Act

Cohabitation Act

A new Cohabitation Act repealing the previous Cohabitation Act has recently been implemented. Act XXVII of 2020 has completely overhauled the previous Act introducing new provisions and definitions. Definition of Cohabitant A “cohabitant” is defined as a person who is...

The Gender Pay Gap

The Gender Pay Gap

The Gender Pay Gap is different across the EU Member States. The narrowest is 3.5% in Romania whereas the widest gender pay gap is registered at 25.6% in Estonia. Unlike the provision of equal pay, which is legally binding and refers to men and women being paid the...

Maltese Citizenship – Potential Applicants

Maltese Citizenship – Potential Applicants

Maltese Citizenship can be acquired by birth, descent, marriage, or residence depending on a number of factors and conditions.  The Independence Constitution in 1964 established who was automatically entitled to Maltese citizenship while the Maltese Citizenship Act...

Cross-Border Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Cross-Border Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

​The European Union aims to provide the highest level of protection to consumers, as established by Article 169(1) and point (a) of Article 169(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) . It is with this aim in mind that the EU enacts...

Fake medicine and Corona Virus outbreak

Fake medicine and Corona Virus outbreak

It was not a long time ago when the World Health Organization (WHO) first declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus as a public health emergency and proceeded to characterise COVID-19 as a pandemic only a few weeks later. Currently, there are no clinical studies...