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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...

Understanding the Legal Implications of Covid-19 (Corona Virus) from a socio-economic perspective : the first steps towards weathering the crisis

Understanding the Legal Implications of Covid-19 (Corona Virus) from a socio-economic perspective : the first steps towards weathering the crisis

The recent outbreak of the Novel Covid-19 (Corona Virus) pandemic in Malta has propelled the Government to introduce measures principally aimed at containing the virus from a public sanitary and security aspect, and at adjusting the socio-economic as well as the legal...

Iuris important notice on Covid-19

Iuris important notice on Covid-19

In line with the precautionary directives to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Malta Iuris Advocates has likewise taken measures to comply with such directives and recommendations to secure the well-being of our staff, clients and the public in general. This may well...

Amendments to rent laws

Amendments to rent laws

Private residential leases act enacted The much debated residential lease bill has finally been passed by Parliament through Act XXVIII of 2019. The Private Residential Leases Act addresses current housing realities and aims to protect tenants from abusive practices,...

Band Club Leases

Band Club Leases

Court of Appeal acknowledges rent laws violation of owners’ right to property and increases compensation A recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Anna Galea et vs L-Avukat Generali u Saint Julians Band Club has awarded further damages to property owners aggrieved...

Court of Appeal overturns Court of Magistrates libel judgment in a victorious ruling for freedom of the press

Court of Appeal overturns Court of Magistrates libel judgment in a victorious ruling for freedom of the press

The Court of Appeal in its Inferior competence has recently overturned a decision taken by the Court of Magistrates (Malta) back in October 2018 by virtue of which the newspaper ‘The Malta Independent’  was condemned to pay €3,000 in libel damages to  two auditors...

The Rights of Air Passengers under the EU Regulation

The Rights of Air Passengers under the EU Regulation

In a recent decision, the European Court of Justice, ruled that in cases of connecting flights which are the subject of a single reservation, the air carrier performing the first flight is obliged to pay compensation to passengers if they suffer long...