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Iuris Debt Collection

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...