Is it legal to record a conversation?
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Is it legal to record a conversation?

Is my Com­pa­ny allowed to record a con­ver­sa­tion? Like any lawyer would say, it depends! The answer is YES; how­ev­er, it depends. As a Data con­troller, a com­pa­ny must take into con­sid­er­a­tion the law­ful­ness of record­ings and how this can be achieved and pro­tect­ed with strong cyber­se­cu­ri­ty mech­a­nisms. It is the Company’s oblig­a­tion to ensure...

COVID-19: Adopting Remote Working Measures
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COVID-19: Adopting Remote Working Measures

Introduction COVID-19 (the coro­n­avirus) con­tin­ues to impact the glob­al and local com­mu­ni­ty, all the staff of Dr Wern­er and Part­ner have been mon­i­tor­ing the sit­u­a­tion of the COVID-19 and imple­ment­ing dif­fer­ent mea­sures to make sure that we are all stay­ing safe. As a Com­pa­ny, the main goal is to pro­tect your own peo­ple and to...

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...

Corona Virus – The Legal Implications
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Corona Virus – The Legal Implications

“There is a need to bal­ance legal oblig­a­tions with sen­si­ble prac­ti­cal­i­ties, in a sce­nario which we haven’t real­ly seen before.” COVID-19: bet­ter known as the coro­n­avirus has been the lat­est con­cern of many peo­ple around the world. We would not delve into the med­ical impact, the symp­toms or the ‘cure’ to such virus, but rather...

Brexit: What will happen to Residence Statuses?
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Brexit: What will happen to Residence Statuses?

As you may now, Brexit is no longer a speculation. However, there were no immediate changes, or at least not yet. The transition is still in process; however, many European Countries are showing that the preservation of status quo is of their utmost importance, including Malta.

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...

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What banks are there in Malta? An overview

Each client of Dr Wern­er & Part­ner who founds an LTD in Mal­ta soon­er or lat­er needs a bank account to guar­an­tee the company’s pay­ment trans­ac­tions. In so doing it is not, how­ev­er, absolute­ly nec­es­sary to open an account in Mal­ta. Thus we have some clients who main­tain their bank accounts with an inter­na­tion­al bank out­side...