Re-filing Trademarks: A Case of Déjà Vu?

Trade marks give a face to a product which enable us identify a brand. As consumers, we take them for granted even though they punctuate memories of our daily lives. How many of us ever think of the creative and strategic thinking that goes into their composition? In contrast, we are more familiar with trade…

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Shipping Law Review – 6th Edition

Even in our instant click button access to a world of information, The Shipping Law Review remains an unbeatable publication in its collation of updates to maritime laws worldwide since it combines both a cross-jurisdictional and jurisdiction-specific approach. As a result, it enables readers to glean both an international and national perspective of the latest…

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FIAU publishes the Revised Implementing Procedures Part I

On the July 17, 2019, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit released a revised version of its Implementing Procedures Part I – guidelines in relation to Anti-Money Laundering Legislation effective from July 19, 2019. The guidelines aim to assist financial service providers as well as a number of professionals who meet the requirements of subject persons…

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Ship Arrested 16th annual members’ conference in Malta

The 16th annual Shiparrested members’ conference was successfully organised in Malta between 20th and 22nd June and Gauci-Maistre Xynou (Legal | Assurance) is proud to have participated in both the organisation as well as the conference as such. Some 100 delegates from 30 countries attended the Shiparrested.com’s 16th annual members’ conference held in Malta. Shiparrested.com…

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Vacancy – Digital Marketing Assistant

The Digital Marketing Assistant role will be focusing on designing and delivering effective, modern, innovative digital marketing strategies with the sole aim of driving traffic to the company websites. The candidate will be utilising current technology and methodologies across all social media channels aiming at raising brand awareness Duties & Responsibilities: Develop the marketing strategy…

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GMX at this year’s Ship Arrested Annual Conference June 20-22

Given its expertise in maritime legal matters, GMX is proud to be hands-on in both the organisation of and participation in this year’s conference being held at the Phoenicia Hotel in Malta. Despoina Xynou has collaborated with the other seven participating law firms to structure the annual conference which this year marks the 16th edition…

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Corporate Office Administrator

Gauci-Maistre Xynou is a boutique multi-disciplinary practice offering bespoke legal, audit and assurance services, as well as tax services to a large number of local and international clients. As Corporate Office Administrator, this is a full-time time role working Monday to Friday from 08.00AM to 17.00PM. The person would have experience in a similar role, and be of a…

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Fiscal unity rules introduced in Malta

By Legal Notice of 31 May 2019 – “Consolidated Group (Income Tax) Rules” (the Rules) fiscal unity has been introduced in Malta. The Rules provide taxpayers with an option to create a consolidated group for income tax purposes. Unlike the VAT grouping rules, the income tax rules are applicable to all taxpayers, irrespective of the…

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ECJ Rules on Social Security of Seafarers

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in the case C-631/17 SF v Inspecteur van de Belastingdienst[1] that in cases of seafarers who maintain their residence in their Member State of origin, whilst working for an employer established in a Member State on board a vessel flying the flag of a third State and travelling…

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Vacancy – Senior Corporate Lawyer

The Senior Corporate Lawyer, who will be reporting to Partners, will be working with both the firm’s legal team as well as the financial services team. The successful candidate will be requested to show initiative, take on certain responsibilities within the firm, work in a multinational environment and will immediately be given the opportunity to…

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