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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...

IURIS at INTA Barcelona 2017

The 139th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA) was held between the 20th and 24th May 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Sarah Galea and Lena Sammut, who lead the intellectual property and anti-counterfeiting department at IURIS, attended the Annual...

Intellectual Property seminar organised by IURIS at MCAST

An Intellectual Property seminar addressed by Sarah Galea and Lena Sammut who lead the intellectual property and anti-counterfeiting department at IURIS was held at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology at the main campus in Paola on Monday, 9th May 2017....

The Cohabitation Bill

The Cohabitation Bill, currently being read in Malta’s Parliament, has the aim of protecting the rights of those considered most vulnerable in a relationship. It seeks to provide a legal framework within which cohabiting heterosexual or same-sex couples can agree to...

Gender equality and non-discrimination

The European Network of Legal Experts on gender equality and non-discrimination has recently published a Comparative Analysis of Gender Equality Law in Europe for 2016.  This publication presents a comparative analysis of the implementation of EU gender equality law...