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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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MFSA issues discussion paper on Initial Coin Offerings, Virtual Currencies and Related Service Providers.
04 Dec. 17

Description:
The 30 th November 2017 marks the next step taken by the Malta Financial Services Authority (‘MFSA’) in regulating the cryptosphere and positioning Malta at the forefront of digital asset regulatory integration. The consultation period is...

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Discussion Paper on Initial Coin Offerings, Virtual Currencies and Related Service Providers
01 Dec. 17

Description:
The MFSA has, on the 30 November, issued a discussion paper in order to present to the industry a proposed policy to be adopted by the MFSA for the regulation of ICOs, VCs and service providers involved in ICOs and/or other VC activity. The...

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DF attends Finance Malta-organised seminar on Blockchain technology: MyBlockchain - Episode#2: It’s Everywhere.
10 Nov. 17

Description:
On the 7 th of November, 2017, Finance Malta organised a half-day seminar to further discussion on a topic which is gaining much traction in the finance industry: Blockchain Technology. DF, in keeping abreast with all current developments in...

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VIRTUAL CURRENCY FUNDS - MALTA
03 Nov. 17

Description:
The MFSA has, on 23 rd October 2017, issued a consultation document on the introduction of a proposed new Investment Services Rulebook for Professional Investor Funds (PIFs) investing in virtual currencies. The rules are proposed to be...

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Malta Stock Exchange announces launch of the Institutional Financial Securities Market (IFSM)
24 Oct. 17

Description:
During a half-day seminar  organized by the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) on the 18 October 2017, the MSE officially announced that it had obtained regulatory approval to set up a new wholesale securities market which shall operate under the...

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MGA LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE LICENSEE RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
01 Sep. 17

Description:
After proposing major reforms to the existing legal gaming framework, the Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’) has taken yet another step in creating a more efficient system for licensees to manage their regulatory affairs and license applications....

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Funds Update - Consultation on the NAIF Regime - August 2017
31 Aug. 17

Description:
The MFSA has issued a consultation document on proposed amendments to the Notified Alternative Investment Fund (NAIF) Regime and requested feedback from interested parties on certain proposed updates to the said regime. One key proposed change...

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MGA publishes White Paper proposing major reforms to Malta’s Gaming Legal Framework
15 Jul. 17

Description:
The Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’) has recently published a White Paper proposing major reforms to the existing legal framework governing Malta’s gaming industry. This overhaul seeks to review the current legislation and regulatory...

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FIAU issues Consultation Document on the Revision of the PMLFTR
07 Jul. 17

Description:
The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (‘FIAU’) has issued for consultation a revised version of the Prevention of Money Laundering and the Funding of Terrorism Regulations (PMLFTR). The amendments seek to transpose the provisions of the...

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