Minimum Wage for Seafarers Increased

July 30, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Employment,Shipping

The recent amendments to the Seamen Wages Council Wage Regulation Order (Subsidiary Legislation 452.51) (the “Order”) by virtue of Legal Notice 469 of 2020 brought about an increase in the minimum wage of certain categories of seafarers in order to reflect an increase in the cost of living. The amendment came into force on 1 […]

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Amendments to the Companies Act Proposed

July 30, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Company law

Amendments are being proposed to the Companies Act, Chapter 386 of the Laws of Malta (the “Act”) through Bill No. 233 of 2021 (the “Bill”). These amendments deal with the required qualifications for an individual to be a director of a company, the registration of electronic addresses and the obligation of every company to have […]

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DZ&A ranked in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate List

July 30, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Firm News

David Zahra & Associates Advocates (DZ&A) has maintained its rank as a Tier 2 law firm in the Financial and Corporate practice area in this year’s edition of the IFLR1000 rankings. The IFLR1000 is an independent reviewer of the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers, carrying out research and tracking legal market […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination at The Workplace – GDPR Implications

June 15, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   COVID-19,Employment

With the vaccine rollout well underway and employees starting to return to the work place, employers are asking many questions in relation to their employees vaccination status. Krista Ellul and Kurt Portelli have delved into this and answer a few of these questions. Can employers require employees to disclose their vaccination status? What should the […]

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Amendments proposed to Persons with Disability (Employment) Act

June 10, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Employment

Presently on the agenda of the House of Representatives is a Bill tabling legislative amendments to the Persons with Disability (Employment) Act, Chapter 210 of the Laws of Malta (the “Act”). The central aim of the Act is to promote and push for the employment of persons with disability. The main objective of the Bill […]

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