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The Use of Cash (Restriction) Regulations 2021

September 27, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Malta,Publications   |   Comments Off on The Use of Cash (Restriction) Regulations 2021

The Use of Cash (Restriction) Regulations (the “Regulations”) have been introduced to combat money laundering and criminal activity in certain sectors involving cash payments. By virtue of the Regulations, it is now a criminal offence to make or receive payment or carry out cash transactions of €10,000 or more (or its equivalent in any other […]

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Global Legal Insights – Mergers & Acquisitions 2018

November 27, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Company law,Malta,Publications   |   Comments Off on Global Legal Insights – Mergers & Acquisitions 2018

David Zahra, founder of David Zahra & Associates Advocates, has authored the Malta chapter of Mergers and Acquisitions 2018 published by Global Legal Group, London. Mergers & Acquisitions 2018 covers key topics including regulatory fields, M&A markets, significant transactions and industry sectors, developments, and the year ahead in 31 jurisdictions. Dowload PDF here.

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DZ&A and BOV collaborate for Blockchain in Italy

October 15, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blockchain,Firm News,Publications   |   Comments Off on DZ&A and BOV collaborate for Blockchain in Italy

  David Zahra & Associates has recently collaborated with the Italy representative office of Bank of Valletta in drafting a concise review of the Maltese Blockchain Framework from the perspective of an ICO Issuer. The review has been distributed as part of BOV’s Italian newsletter for the month of October 2018, entitled “Malta e La […]

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David Zahra Talks Blockchain in “The Commercial Courier”

June 28, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blockchain,Firm News,Malta,Publications   |   Comments Off on David Zahra Talks Blockchain in “The Commercial Courier”

The blockchain revolution continues to gain more traction within the Malta thanks to the imminent enactment of Malta’s unprecedented legal framework for blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. David Zahra & Associates Advocates, as early enthusiasts of DLT technology and cryptocurrencies, have observed with great interest as the technology has developed beyond its roots as an […]

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MFSA Launches Consultation Process for Virtual Currency Investment Schemes

November 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Funds,Malta,Publications   |   Comments Off on MFSA Launches Consultation Process for Virtual Currency Investment Schemes

The Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) recently launched a consultation process on the proposed regulation of collective investment schemes incorporated with the key objective of investing in Virtual Currencies (“VCs”). This consultation process is symbolic of the Maltese government’s consistent efforts to become a pioneer in the state-wide implementation of blockchain and the more commonly […]

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Public consultation launched on MFSA reform

August 08, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Malta,Publications   |   Comments Off on Public consultation launched on MFSA reform

The Office of the Prime Minister has launched a public consultation on strengthening the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), the single regulator for financial services in Malta. The consultation period runs from 7 August up until 15 of September. The published consultation document focuses on reviewing the current state of the financial sector with particular emphasis on […]

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Proposal for setting up of Commercial Section within the Civil Court, First Hall

July 06, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Company law,Malta,Publications   |   Comments Off on Proposal for setting up of Commercial Section within the Civil Court, First Hall

A public consultation has been launched by the Ministry of Justice, Culture and Local Government on 26 June which is to run up until 24 July. The consultation relates to a proposal of setting up a Commercial Section within the Civil Court, First Hall. It is intended that the Commercial Section improves the quality and […]

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DZ&A contributes to the 6th Edition of ‘Global Legal Insight – Mergers & Acquisitions’

March 27, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Capital Markets,Company law,Firm News,Malta,Publications   |   Comments Off on DZ&A contributes to the 6th Edition of ‘Global Legal Insight – Mergers & Acquisitions’

David Zahra, with the valuable assistance of Gianluca Busuttil, has contributed to the Maltese chapter in the sixth edition of Global Legal Insight – Mergers & Acquisitions published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London. The article first gives an overview of the Maltese market, then explores the relevant laws that govern mergers and acquisitions and finally highlights recent […]

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DZ&A contributes to the 5th Edition of ‘Global Legal Insight – Mergers & Acquisitions’

April 20, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Capital Markets,Company law,Firm News,Malta,Publications   |   Comments Off on DZ&A contributes to the 5th Edition of ‘Global Legal Insight – Mergers & Acquisitions’

David Zahra, with the valuable assistance of Francesca Ferrando, has contributed to the Maltese chapter in the fifth edition of Global Legal Insight – Mergers & Acquisitions published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London. The article first gives an overview of the Maltese market, then explores the relevant laws that govern mergers and acquisitions and finally highlights recent […]

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DZ&A moves up IFLR1000 rankings to Tier 2

October 24, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Firm News,Publications   |   Comments Off on DZ&A moves up IFLR1000 rankings to Tier 2

In 2015, following positive client feedback and having acted on some notable transactions, David Zahra & Associates Advocates moved up in the IFLR1000 rankings and is now ranked a Tier 2 law firm in the Financial and Corporate practice area. The IFLR1000 is a leading independent reviewer of the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms […]

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