New Public Health Announcements in light of the outbreak of Coronavirus
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New Public Health Announcements in light of the outbreak of Coronavirus

Dur­ing a press con­fer­ence held yes­ter­day, the Min­is­ter for Health, Dr. Chris Fearne, togeth­er with the Super­in­ten­dent of Pub­lic Health Profs. Char­maine Gau­ci, announced new pub­lic health mea­sures which will come into force on Sat­ur­day 28th March 2020. In an effort to con­trol the out­break of the Coro­n­avirus and pro­tect the per­sons most vul­ner­a­ble, the...

Remote Work – Benefits and Legal Framework
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Remote Work – Benefits and Legal Framework

These are by no means ordi­nary times, and being opti­mistic in such times is some­what absurd, how can one be opti­mistic when every­thing seems to be col­laps­ing? When it seems like the issue will only get worse before it gets bet­ter? Well, it is not easy, and maybe typ­ing it is eas­i­er than say­ing it...

Government Aid in relation to Covid-19 — Malta
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Government Aid in relation to Covid-19 — Malta

The Prime Min­is­ter of Mal­ta just addressed a Press Con­fer­ence in which he announced a new finan­cial aid pack­age for those sec­tors hit by the Coro­n­avirus out­break. These mea­sures shall be added to the pre­vi­ous mea­sures announced by the Gov­ern­ment. Watch the video, in which I explain the gov­ern­ment aid in rela­tion to Covid-19 in...

The Extraordinary General Meeting
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The Extraordinary General Meeting

Every com­pa­ny duly reg­is­tered under the Com­pa­nies Act shall con­vene an Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing (AGM) once per year. We have already dealt with the require­ment of call­ing an AGM and the for­mal­i­ties that are required for the call­ing and hold­ing of such meet­ing, how­ev­er, what does a com­pa­ny do if it holds its AGM and...

The Annual General Meeting
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The Annual General Meeting

Introduction The Com­pa­nies Act impos­es on every com­pa­ny the oblig­a­tion to hold a gen­er­al meet­ing year­ly, but what does a gen­er­al meet­ing real­ly entail? The gen­er­al meet­ing of a com­pa­ny must be con­duct­ed once every year, hence why it is called the Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing (“AGM”). While a com­pa­ny may call oth­er meet­ings dur­ing the...

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Director
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Director

Introduction As many of you are aware, com­pa­nies are formed and found­ed by share­hold­ers, how­ev­er, this does not mean that the com­pa­ny is man­aged and admin­is­tered by its share­hold­ers. On the con­trary, each com­pa­ny has its offi­cers, each hav­ing dif­fer­ent roles, respon­si­bil­i­ties and pow­ers for the man­age­ment and admin­is­tra­tion of the com­pa­ny. The first direc­tors...