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 18 May 2018 Yana Azzopardi
For the fifth year running, European law firm Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates has held a cross-company team building event. Involving its 200-strong workforce, different teams took to Birgu, Mdina, Marsaxlokk and Bugibba and Qawra, to each shoot a video using the beauty of Malta as a backdrop.
 17 May 2018 Michelle de Maria
Learn more about the changes of the definition of a “participating holding” in Malta following the Malta Budget Implementation Act, where Income or capital gains derived by Malta companies from a qualifying participating holdings may be exempt from tax in Malta at the option of the company
 11 May 2018 Silvana Zammit
The launch of the new Gaming Act simplifies the Malta Gaming Licence. The new Malta Gaming Act provides for only 2 types of licences: Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Customer (B2C).
 07 May 2018 Dr Charlene Mifsud
Changes in the organisational structure of the Malta Registry of Companies
 25 Apr 2018 Nicholas Warren
Three Bills have been tabled in the Maltese Parliament with the objectiveo of facilitating and regulating Digital Ledger Technologies (DLT) including Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies.
 20 Apr 2018 Chetcuti Cauchi
Mondaq, one of the most popular hosts for articles written by professional advisors, has named Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates the ‘Contributor Most Read’ in Malta for March 2018.
 19 Apr 2018 Nicholas Warren
The DQR Group, a renowned German conglomerate of companies specialising in blockchain-based services in research and education, has announced it shall be establishing its headquarters in Malta. This is set to cement Malta's reputation as a Blockchain island and employ over 200 workers
 18 Apr 2018 Nicholas Warren
The MFSA has recently issued a Financial Instruments Test ('the Test') which those setting up an ICO in Malta or undertaking any activity in relation to such DLT assets in or from Malta, including those already issued overseas will need to apply to determine which set of regulations will regulate their business. The Test will determine whether a DLT asset will be treated as a Virtual Token, a Virtual Financial Token or as a financial instrument under MiFID.
 15 Apr 2018 Nicholas Warren
Capital markets in Malta are increasingly experiencing growth as well as liquidity. Malta has proved to be successful in the various financial services sectors and is also committed to develop its capital markets. In this respect, in October 2016, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) launched the ‘National Capital Markets Strategic Plan’ with the aim to enhance the potential of the Maltese capital markets and increase Malta’s international profile as a proactive financial centre. The ‘National Capital
 12 Apr 2018 Nicholas Warren
Malta has signed the European Blockchain Partner Declaration on the 10th of April 2018, together with another 21 countries. Read more about the EU Blockchain Partnership as a vehicle for co-operation amongst EU member states aimed at turning the enormous potential of blockchain technology into better services for EU citizens.


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