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Planning authority extends regularisation scheme

Planning authority extends regularisation scheme

Maltese property owners allowed further time to sanction their properties  It is no secret that many properties and other developments around the Maltese islands fail to comply fully with planning laws, regulations and policies. Some years back a scheme...

Malta Implements the Trade Secrets Directive

Malta Implements the Trade Secrets Directive

On the 14th May 2019, the Trade Secrets Act, 2018 (“the Act”) came into force.  This Act transposes Directive (EU) 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and...

The MFSA published Guidance Notes on Cybersecurity

The MFSA published Guidance Notes on Cybersecurity

We live in an increasingly data rich society where information is more accessible and shared than ever before. However, at the same time, the need for this information to be protected from misappropriation is vital. Advances in technology mean that...

Shareholders Rights & Directors’ Liabilities

Shareholders Rights & Directors’ Liabilities

Shareholders’ recourse against company director restricted – remedy available only while company is still in operationThe court restricted a director’s liability in a recent judgement in which plaintiffs invoked unfair prejudice in terms of Article 402 (1)...