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MFSA releases Consultation Paper on the Financial Instrument Test
19 Apr. 18

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In a  Discussion Paper on Initial Coin Offerings, Virtual Currencies and Related Service Providers , issued on the 30 th of November 2017, the MFSA proposed the introduction of a “Financial Instrument Test” (‘the...

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The FIAU and MGA issue a revised consultation document on the application of AML and CFT obligations to the Remote Gaming Sector
04 Apr. 18

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The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) have issued a revised Consultation Document on the application of anti-money laundering (AML) and combatting the funding of terrorism (CFT) obligations...

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Cryptocurrencies: A Regulated Revolution
27 Mar. 18

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Steam, electricity, the World Wide Web, and now Distributed Ledger Technology (‘DLT’) – We are once again on the cusp of a technological revolution. DLT involves the usage of a database that is consensually shared and synchronised...

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DFA Private Client Department in India
DFA Private Client Department in India
27 Feb. 18

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On 27 th and 28 th of February 2018 DFA’s Private Client team, lead by Partner, Dr. Kevin Deguara, and accompanied by Associate, Dr. Lara Chetcuti, shall be attending the Global Investment Immigration Summit that is held in Mumbai, India....

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DF Consultancy Services Limited attends World Federation of Exchanges-organised conference on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.
26 Feb. 18

Description:
On the 26 th of February, 2018, the World Federation of Exchanges organised a conference focusing on access to capital by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (‘SMEs’). DF Consultancy Services Limited, as an active participant in the sector,...

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Enactment of Legislative Framework for Cryptocurrencies and Digital Ledger Technology
20 Feb. 18

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Late last week, as part of its efforts to place Malta as a hub for digital technology innovation, the Government of Malta has announced the opening of a consultation period on the establishment of an Authority to be known as the Malta Digital...

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MFSA announces the publication of supplementary conditions applicable to Professional Investor Funds (‘PIFs’) investing in Virtual Currencies (‘VCs’)
30 Jan. 18

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Following the period of consultation and feedback, on the 29 th of January the MFSA announced the publication of the “Supplementary Conditions applicable to Professional Investor Funds (‘PIFs’) investing in Virtual Currencies...

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ESMA release: “Call for evidence - Potential product intervention measures on contracts for differences and binary options to retail clients”
25 Jan. 18

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On the 18 th of January 2018, ESMA published a call for evidence on potential product intervention measures relating to the marketing, distribution or sale of contracts for differences (‘CFDs’), including rolling spot forex contracts and...

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VIRTUAL CURRENCY FUNDS – MALTA: REGULATORY UPDATE
24 Jan. 18

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Following the consultation exercise undertaken in October 2017, the MFSA has now issued its feedback statement on the proposed regulation of collective investment schemes investing in Virtual Currencies (‘VC’). In its feedback...

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DF Advocates appointed legal counsel to AgriHoldings PLC in connection with its first bond issue
22 Dec. 17

Description:
On the 21 of December 2017 AgriHoldings plc announced that it had successfully issued and fully placed €2,000,000 4.875% Senior Secured Bonds 2024. Interest on the Bonds at the rate of 4.875% per annum shall commence on the 28th...

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