EU directive on trade secrets: an opportunity Malta should not miss

Authors: Paul Micallef Grimaud, Philip Mifsud
Published on January 30, 2014
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Practices: Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology
Traditionally businesses treat physical assets as their most valuable. Intangible assets are, however, increasingly relevant. This is particularly true of intellectual property. The new challenge for businesses is keeping the ingredients that define their product or service secret.

Company Service Providers Act, 2013

Authors: Adrian M. Gabarretta, Stephanie Sciberras
Published on January 7, 2014
Practices: Corporate, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Recovery & Insolvency, Corporate Services
On 24 December, 2013, Parliament enacted the Company Service Providers Act, 2013 (Act XX of 2013 or the “Act”). Despite its name, this statute not only introduced much needed regulatory supervision of all types of company service providers (“CSPs”), but its Parts II to XI also amended various financial services and banking laws.