With the phenomenon of globalization, more and more successful business families are resorting to a second citizenship to ensure a better future for their families and expand their business horizons. However, the path to Maltese citizenship is a long and difficult one and, some are occasionally disappointed.
 28 Nov 2018 
With the New Malta Gaming Act enforced, Malta has become a key player for legal certainty for gaming companies within the industry and has seen firms implement new ways of operation to remain compliant.
Malta has launched a policy for the development of Artificial Intelligence. This forms part of Malta’s strategy towards bringing about further economic growth within the digital innovation. Following its success in establishing itself as the Blockchain Island, Malta is once against presenting itself as a leader within the industry of digital innovation, creating an environment in which such technologies may continue to properly develop.
 02 Nov 2018 Chetcuti Cauchi
As part of its efforts to ensure the proper development of the Blockchain industry in Malta, a consultation paper on AML requirements for VFA Activities has been issued. This will allow interested parties to offer suggestions and feedback on any possible changes which can be made to further improve the sector-specific procedures.
 02 Nov 2018 Chetcuti Cauchi
The Commissioner for Revenue today issued guidelines in relation to the taxation of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) assets from an income tax and stamp duty.
With all three Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Acts officially enforced, Malta provides a regulatory environment for the Blockchain industry. Industry insiders have closely followed developments and applaud these laws that aim to regulate DLTs whilst ensuring that their development is not hindered. Malta is embracing the Blockchain Revolution and setting itself out to be a pioneer.
 31 Oct 2018 Chetcuti Cauchi
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates has been awarded law firm of the year at the Malta Blockchain Summit. After years of hard work and dedication, the firm is finally able to enjoy such success, whilst nonetheless still striving for further success in the future.
 23 Oct 2018 Chetcuti Cauchi
Several incentives aimed at enhancing investment, promoting new economic sectors and redistributing wealth were highlighted in the Malta Budget 2019, presented by the Finance Minister Hon Edward Scicluna, aimed at strengthening Malta's economic growth.
According to the latest Global Competitiveness Ranking report, Malta places 36th out of 140 countries. Amidst the others, Malta recorded positive performances in Macroeconomic stability, Health, Labour Market and ICT Adoption. The successful performance is the result of the efficacious policies and sound legislations implemented by the Government over the past years, which have contributed to the country’s economic growth and increase in FDI.
The MFSA has recently further enhanced the procedures in place when dealing with PEPs in relation to money laundering practices and the financing of terrorism. Through the application of such guidelines, one will be able to identify the level of risk posed by PEPs and the due diligence procedures which will apply.

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