Category: Law

Real Rights vs Personal Rights – What is What in the confines of a Contract of Sale between two parties (Vendor A and Purchaser A) as well as a respective third and separate party (Purchaser B)?

In a situation where a vendor (the original vendor) has sold a property by way of a contract of sale, and his purchaser (Purchaser A) later contracts into a second contract of sale with a second purchaser (Purchaser B), the question is – would Purchaser B be bound by the conditions of the original contract […]
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A Brief Overview of the recently published Legal Notice entitled ‘Companies Act (Public Companies – Annual General Meetings) Regulations, 2020’.

On the 10th of July 2020, a Legal Notice entitled Companies Act (Public Companies – Annual General Meetings) Regulations, 2020, was published addressing those public companies whose annual general meeting was due during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The regulations apply to those public companies which, due to the closing of certain venues and restrictions on […]
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Court of Appeal confirms that two contractors and an architect are to be held responsible for the collapse of a property in Sliema.

The Court of Appeal on the 20th of July 2020, has confirmed a previous decision of the First Hall Civil Court, wherein the court ordered two contractors and an architect to pay more than € 67,000 jointly in damages, to the family members of a woman deceased after a property collapse in Sliema. The collapse […]
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