Palestine at the ICC: Procedural Roadblocks to an Investigation

  • Christopher Fitzsimons
  • 05/10/2015
  • 14 min read

Palestine and Israel: the conflict in the Middle East has been going on for decades, resulting in a significant loss of human life. The issue has been of concern to the international community since before the founding of the State of Israel, over sixty years ago; however, with the State of Palestine formally joining the […]

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Law of Succession: Capacity of the Testator to Make a Will

  • Natalino Caruana De Brincat
  • 31/08/2015
  • 18 min read

This article will shed light on the capacity to make a will under the Maltese Law of Succession. The author shall be delving into the salient principles of the law, along with an understanding of its interpretation by the courts. Natalino Caruana De Brincat, ‘Law of Succession: Capacity of the Testator to Make a Will’ […]

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Malta’s Debts to the European Court of Human Rights

  • Giovanni Bonello
  • 26/02/2015
  • 12 min read

Giovanni Bonello, ‘Malta’s Debts to the European Court of Human Rights’ (Online Law Journal, 26 February 2015). The achievements of the European Court of Human Rights (herein also referred as the ‘ECtHR’) are usually stealthy and unassertive; rarely loud, attention-seeking or ostentatious. Individually, they often tend to pass unobserved; cumulatively they have revolutionized the fate […]

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Malta Algorithmic Trading

  • Charles Cassar
  • 26/02/2015
  • 6 min read

Charles Cassar and Laura Spiteri, ‘Malta Algorithmic Trading’ (Online Law Journal, 26 February 2015). DEFINITION Algorithmic trading concerns trade in financial instruments where a computer algorithm determines individual parameters of orders with little or no human intervention.1 High-frequency algorithmic trading is a sub-category of algorithmic trading concerned with a technique characterised by infrastructure intended to […]

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Jurisdiction to Tax

  • Joanna Spiteri
  • 23/02/2015
  • 8 min read

Joanna Spiteri, ‘Jurisdiction to Tax’ (Online Law Journal, 23 February 2015). The main legislative provision under Maltese law which provides for jurisdiction to tax is article 4 sub article (1) of the Income Tax Act (‘ITA’).1 Such article deems as taxable any income of a person, accruing in or derived from Malta or elsewhere, and […]

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Legal Update: July-October 2013

  • Camilleri Preziosi Advocates
  • 13/01/2015
  • 38 min read

Camilleri Preziosi Advocates, ‘Legal Update: July-October 2013’ (Online Law Journal, 9 April 2022). MALTA SIGNS DOUBLE TAXATION TREATY WITH UKRAINE Malta and Ukraine signed a double tax treaty with respect to taxes on income and on capital on the 4 September 2013. This tax treaty continues to strengthen the growing network of an already vast […]

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Identification in the Law of Evidence: Zammit Tabona vs Saliba

  • Michelle Camilleri
  • 13/01/2015
  • 5 min read

Michelle Camilleri, ‘Identification in the Law of Evidence: Zammit Tabona vs Saliba’ (Online Law Journal, 13 January 2015). By means of a preliminary judgment given in October 2006, the First Hall of the Civil Court declared that defendant had indeed participated in the robbery and after referring to Article 1049 Civil Code,2 stated that defendant […]

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Peter Agius, ‘In the Driving Seat: An Insight into the Practice of the Rotating Presidency’ (Online Law Journal, 9 April 2022). Of all complex decision-making organs that make up the legislative machinery of the Union, the rotating Presidency of the Council of Ministers is possibly the least well-known to the general public. Yet, if handled […]

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Introducing Dublin III

  • Ariane Aquilina
  • 13/01/2015
  • 11 min read

Ariane Aquilina, ‘Introducing Dublin III’ (Online Law Journal, 13 January 2015). The Dublin III Regulation1 entered into force on 19 July 2013, and is intended to serve as a recast of the Dublin II Regulation, which itself replaced the Dublin Convention in 2003. The original Dublin Regulation was a law that set out which Member […]

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Emma Grech, ‘iGaming in Malta – Awareness: Pentasia’s ‘Introduction to iGaming’ Course’ (Online Law Journal, 13 January 2015). The remote gaming sector in Malta is fast growing, bringing with it new and exciting career opportunities that range from positions of Chief Executive Officers of large gaming companies to customer support services. Because of the dynamism […]

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