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Annual Company Law Conference 2017

13 Oct 2017

Company Governance, Corporate Misbehaviour, Directors’ Duties among main topics
Company Governance, Corporate Misbehaviour, Directors’ Duties and the civil law consequences of winding-up are among the main topics of the forthcoming Annual Company Law Conference 2017 due on the 25th October.

The conference is being organised by the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Malta in collaboration with the Malta Law Academy, within the Chamber of Advocates. The Hon. Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance will, once again, deliver the opening address.

Dr David Fabri, Head of the Department and an adviser to the MLA, has been organising this important annual conference since 2000. He noted how every year the conference has enjoyed significant participation, to the extent that his year the venue will be the newly revamped MITP theatre at the University Valletta Campus, which can house a larger audience. In his presentation, Dr Fabri will address recent issues in company governance focusing on recent cases of corporate wrongdoing.

Other distinguished speakers will include Dr Arthur Galea Salomone who will discuss the duties of directors of companies which find themselves in financial distress; Marcel Cassar, CEO of APS Bank will tackle current important corporate governance challenges and issues in the banking sector; Dr Robert Attard will analyze the recent ECHR's decision in Lekic v Slovenia and its implications on the corporate veil and state-imposed winding-up; Dr Louis Cassar Pullicino will analyse the company law implications of the possible re-establishment of the Commercial Court; and Dr Ian Stafrace shall analyze the civil law standing of contractual obligations and guarantees of companies which are being wound-up.

Dr George Hyzler, President of the Chamber of Advocates, shall be opening and closing the Conference.

Registrations are already open and one may reserve a place by calling on 21248601 or on 77248601, or by sending an email on Registration fee for Members of the Chamber of Advocates, the Judiciary and students is of €45 and for others the fee is of €65.

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Last Updated: 12 April 2013

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