Matthew Xerri, George Bugeja, Christine Cassar Naudi
Published on August 8, 2020
Aircraft Registration, Aircraft Finance
GANADO Advocates has contributed to the Malta chapter in the Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Guide on Aviation.
Published on August 6, 2020
Tags: Environment, Ship recycling
Environment & Planning
Co-authored with Dr Rachel Genovese.
Jotham Scerri-Diacono, Jan Rossi, Caroline Risiott, Matthew Xerri, Ilias Theocharis, Saman Bugeja
Ship recycling has recently taken a front seat both from a commercial perspective and a legal perspective. With an increasing number of ship owners choosing to recycle their vessels, recycling regulations continued to receive more attention.
Published on August 5, 2020
Tags: maritime, Shipping
Issue no. 30 of the Shipping & Maritime Law Newsletter is now available.
Published on July 21, 2020
To say that 2020 has been a turbulent year for the commercial aviation industry is certainly an understatement. Various high-profile airlines such as Virgin Australia, Flybe and Avianca (Colombia) have already collapsed, while others had to resort to state-aid in order to keep afloat such as the Lufthansa Group (which includes Austrian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Brussels Airlines) and the Air France-KLM Group.
Published on July 20, 2020
Tags: Pre-Contractual Remedy, Public Procurement
General Commercial & Contract Law
The European Union quite early on, as early as 1989, made its first rudimentary attempts to harmonise rules on public procurement across the internal market for two principal reasons: the breakdown of trade barriers within the EU bloc and the elimination of distortion of competition through government purchasing.
Louis Cassar Pullicino
Published on July 17, 2020
Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
In a judgment delivered by the First Hall (Commercial Section) on 13 July 2020 in the case Avinco Group Holdings N.V vs Eolia Limited, the Court was asked to determine inter alia whether a winding up application based on the alleged insolvency of the respondent could be entertained in circumstances where the underlying claim of the claimant was disputed.
Published on July 16, 2020
Tags: Capital Markets
This contribution was first published in Practical Law Global Guide 2020.
Leonard Bonello, James Debono
Published on July 15, 2020
Tags: Banking, Fintech
Issue No. 19 of the Banking & Fintech newsletter is now available.
Published on July 9, 2020
Tags: Capital Markets
On 6 July 2020, the European Commission approved, under the state aid rules, a bond subscription facility of €18.7 million by the Malta Development Bank (“MDB”) to support Mediterranean Investment Holdings p.l.c (“MIH”), a Maltese real estate developer with various projects in Libya.
Published on July 8, 2020
Tags: Directive 2004/38/EC, Freedom of movement
International Transport & Sale of Goods
On the 18 June 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU” or the “Court”), delivered a preliminary ruling in proceedings between Ryanair Designated Activity Company (“Ryanair”) and the National Police Headquarters, Hungary (“Authority”) in relation to the proper interpretation of certain provisions found in Directive 2004/38/EC on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States (the “Directive”).