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Malta ahead of the Crypto Competition
08 Oct. 18

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Various stakeholders in the cryptocurrency sphere attending the Delta Summit which was held in Malta between the third and the fifth October, have expressed their confidence in Malta being at the forefront of the ever developing crypto regulatory...

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MDIA issues Consultation Document on Guidelines for Innovative Technology Arrangements
26 Sep. 18

Description:
The Malta Digital Innovation Authority ('MDIA') has issued a  consultation document, aimed at providing guidelines for Innovative Technology Arrangements. This consultation document outlines the application process and the requirements for...

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Commencement Notice for the Virtual Financial Assets Act and Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act
26 Sep. 18

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By means of Legal Notice 306 of 2018 and Legal Notice 307 of 2018, the Minister for Digital Economy and the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation have respectively announced the 1st November 2018 as the...

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Former SpaceX Engineer to launch institutional-grade crypto exchange in Malta
19 Sep. 18

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Joshua Greenwald who spent more than a decade as a trader prior to his stint at SpaceX, announces his move to launch LXDX,  a cryptocurrency exchange that seeks to make the nascent asset class more accessible to institutional investors while...

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MDIA issues Consultation document on Guidelines for System Auditors
18 Sep. 18

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The Malta Digital Innovation Authority ('MDIA') has issued a  consultation  document, aimed at providing guidelines to prospective System Auditors. This consultation document outlines the requirements for Systems Auditors registered...

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Malta Stock Exchange partners with Binance to launch a Security Token platform in Malta
14 Sep. 18

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Binance, the world’s largest crypto currency exchange by volume traded, has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MSX plc, an investment vehicle launched by the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) to seek partnerships within...

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EU financial ministers reportedly advised to adopt a common regulatory framework
07 Sep. 18

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News agency Reuters claims that Bruegel, an economic think-tank has prepared a report, written for the Austrian Presidency for the Council of the EU for the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) meeting hosted by the EU, to be held on...

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MFSA releases Consultation Paper on Raising the Bar for VFA Agents
04 Sep. 18

Description:
The MFSA has issued a  consultation paper in order to present to the industry a draft legal notice setting out further regulations to complement proposed rules in a previously issued consultation paper regarding the VFA requirements for...

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MFSA releases Consultation Paper on Regulations for VFA Service Providers
03 Sep. 18

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The MFSA has issued a  consultation paper in order to present to the industry a draft legal notice setting out regulations on [i] the high level principles which VFA service providers must adhere to; [ii] licensing requirements for VFA...

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MFSA releases Consultation Paper on achieving a Higher Degree of Investor Protection under the Virtual Financial Assets Act
21 Aug. 18

Description:
The MFSA has issued a  consultation paper in order to present to the industry a draft legal notice setting out further regulations to complement proposed rules in a previously issued consultation paper  regarding the VFA rules for...

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