Genel Veri Koruma Yönetmeliği yürürlüğe girdiğinden beri dokuz aydan fazla olmuştur ve hala bu regülasyonu birçok kişi tam olarak anlayamamıştır ve bu regülasyonun en çok etkilediği kişiler tarafından net olarak kullanılamamıştır. GDPR’in tam olarak kullanılmasının beklenmesi çok gerçekçi olmasa da veri sorumluları ve veri işlemcileri GDPR üzerinde çalışmaya bile henüz başlamadılar. Genel Veri Koruma Yönetmeliği birçok sorumluluk vermekte ve eğer veri sorumluları ve işlemciler bunları dikkate almazlarsa, birçok cezaya maruz kalabilirler ve bunlar büyük şirketlere bile zarar verebilir. Read More
The article was written by Dr. Paul Felice & Dr. Mark Gatt
British Airways (‘BA’) may be hit with what will be the highest-ever penalty which the Information Commissioner’s Office (‘ICO’), the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, has handed out. (more…)Read More
The article was written by Dr. Paul Felice
The Information Commissioner’s Office (‘ICO’) which is the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, has recently issued a fine of £100,000 to EE Limited, a telecoms company operating in the UK. The fine was issued in response to EE Limited having sent 2.5 million unsolicited direct marketing messages to its customers, back in early 2018. The direct marketing messages were sent without EE Limited having first obtained the required consent to send them to its clients. (more…)Read More
Malta’da yabancılara çalışma için izin veren kanun, ‘Immigration Act’- Göç Yasası’dır. Avrupa Birliği üyesi olmayan ülkelerin vatandaşları ve EFTA ülkelerinin vatandaşlarının, Malta’da çalışabilmek için, çalışma iznine başvurmaları gerekmektedir. 2005 tarihinden itibaren, Malta çalışma izni, “Employment and Training Corporation” tarafından verilmektedir. Dikkate alınması gereken bir başka konu ise, işverenin, çalışan adına çalışma izni için başvurması gerektiğidir. 2014 tarihinde çıkarılan yeni yasa ile, üçüncü ülke vatandaşlarının çalışma yetkisi, tek izin başvuru (single permit application) kanalı ile yapılmakta olup, bu izin, yabancılara Malta’da çalışma ve yasama izni vermektedir. Bu yeni dokümanın ismi e-residence karttır. (more…)Read More
The article was written by Dr. Mark Gatt
In a judgment of the General Court of the European Union of the 19th June 2019, Adidas saw their hopes of extending their three stripes trademark dashed, as the court ruled that there was no distinctiveness in the three stripes trademark. Furthermore, the court held that the Adidas had failed to prove that the mark had acquired distinctive character through use throughout the member states of the EU. (more…)Read More
The article was written by Dr. Michael Muscat
Over the past twenty odd years, Malta has become an international hub for foreign direct investment (FDI). A solid services sector combined with seasoned professionals across a multitude of industries have helped the FDI business model flourish, placing Malta on the map within the European Single Market as a business base of choice for many. (more…)Read More
Blockchain … the beginning of a new revolution
Justine Scerri Herrera is a warranted Maltese lawyer currently specialising in the blockchain and cryptocurrencies sector, specifically in relation to advising clients (Issuers and Service Providers) on products, activities and licences related to the new Maltese VFA (Virtual Financial Assets) regulations (more…)Read More
The Malta Gaming Authority’s Remote Gaming Regulations currently establish four (4) Classes of Remote Gaming Licences.
Class 1 licence operators are in charge of managing their own risk on repetitive games. An example of games falling under this category would be casino type games, lotteries, slot games and scratch cards.
The article was written by Dr. Justine Scerri Herrera
In this document, I shall shed light on the process and requirements for launching an ICO/STO in Malta, whitepaper requirements, the financial instrument test, and other related matters!
General introductionRead More
Tonia Antoniou is selected as a leading lawyer for Cyprus by IFLR1000, for the second consecutive year
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC. proudly announces that Tonia Antoniou, Partner of the firm, has been included for the second consecutive year in the list of leading lawyers for Cyprus in the area of Banking and M&A by the IFLR1000 Guide.
On the 16th October 2017, IFLR1000 released its listing of leading individual financial and corporate lawyers 2018.
Tonia specializes in banking and finance law having represented international corporations and financial institutions since 2002. Often instructed by Magic Circle firms and acting for international banks in relation to finance transactions and security agreements, she is frequently involved in ship and aviation financing, corporate and company law including reorganizations and M&A and the Regulated Markets Law. She heads the Banking & Finance Department and the Corporate Department of the Limassol Office.
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