Malta’s AML-CFT Regime: A Brief Guide to Lawyers’ Obligations

Authors: Anthony Cremona, Stephanie J. Coppini
Published on May 21, 2014
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Practices: Prevention of Money Laundering
GANADO Advocates has prepared an article for the International Bar Association (IBA) Anti-Money Laundering Forum , the lawyers guide to legislation and compliance - an internet-based network assisting lawyers in dealing with their current responsibilities in relation to anti-money laundering legislation. The forum provides a summary of anti-money laundering  legislation and compliance requirements that have a significant impact on the legal profession, for jurisdictions from around the globe.

Data Protection Reform Gathers Speed

Authors: Philip Mifsud, Matthew Mizzi, Christopher Mallia
Published on May 14, 2014
Practices: Data Protection & Privacy, Intellectual Property & Telecoms, Media & Technology
On 12 March 2014, the European Parliament voted for the European Union’s (the "EU") data protection architecture to be further harmonised by means of a regulation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (the “Regulation”) which, once finalised, will be directly applicable in EU Member states without national implementation measures.

Malta’s ship registration potential – law as means to an end

Authors: Jotham Scerri-Diacono
Published on May 8, 2014
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Practices: Ship Registration, Shipping sale, purchase & charterparties
This paper is intended to explain how law can serve as a means to an end and a successful one at that. Apart from presenting the reader with a cursory view of the law regulating ship registration in Malta, the authors have also strived to illustrate how the law assisted in making the Maltese merchant fleet a force to be reckoned with.