Banking

Banking and Financial Institutions Newsletter – Issue No. 3 (February 2014)

Authors: Conrad Portanier, Leonard Bonello, Lorraine Poole, Beppe Sammut
Published on February 5, 2014
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Practices: Banking Regulatory, Derivatives, E-Money & Payment Services, Financial Markets Regulation
The third issue of the Banking & Financial Institutions Newsletter published by the Banking and Finance team at GANADO Advocates is available for download from the link below.

Banking Regulation 2013 – Malta

Authors: Conrad Portanier, Leonard Bonello
Published on July 25, 2013
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Practices: Banking Regulatory
GANADO Advocates is pleased to announce that it has participated in the fully revised and updated sixth edition of Banking Regulation, which provides international analysis in key areas of law and policy for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners and business people. Following the format adopted throughout the series, the same key questions are answered by leading practitioners in each of the 28 jurisdictions featured.

CJEU Crystallises the Definition of a ‘Payment Account’

Authors: James Debono
Published on May 3, 2019
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Practices: E-Money & Payment Services
In October last year, the European Court of Justice (CJEU or the Court) hammered home the circumstances under which an online savings account can be excluded from the definition of the ‘payment account’ under the Directive 2007/64 (Payment Services Directive or PSDI), thereby rendering the latter inapplicable. Case C-191/17, Bundeskammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte v ING-DiBa Direktbank Austria Niederlassung der ING-DiBa AG, was the first occasion wherein the Court had to:

Recent Developments in EU Consumer Protection: Judgment of the Court of Justice (First Chamber)

Authors: Christina Scicluna
Published on November 5, 2019
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Practices: General Commercial & Contract Law
On 11 September 2019, the Court of Justice (First Chamber) delivered its opinion in the Polish case Lexitor sp. z o.o. (C-383/18) interpreting Article 16(1) of EU Directive 2008/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2008 on credit agreements for consumers following the opinion of Advocate General Hogan which was delivered on 23 May 2019.