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 05 Oct 2018 Priscilla Mifsud Parker
The Malta Gaming Authority has recently announced an initiative which will allow individuals to forge a relationship between iGaming and Blockchain. By taking such an avant-garde approach, Malta is fostering further innovation within the industries. It is, therefore, truly establishing itself as a leader within both rapidly evolving industries.
 04 Oct 2018 Priscilla Mifsud Parker
New Emerging Technologies Lab Officially Inaugurated
 02 Oct 2018 Steve Muscat Azzopardi
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates has produced a report analysing the approach various governments around the world have taken towards Blockchain. By understanding the manner in which such regulations will impact operators involved in the industry, DLT- based ventures will be able to properly develop within the global economy.
 28 Sep 2018 Silvana Zammit
Malta is currently experiencing unprecedented success within the Maritime industry, with a record number of Superyachts registered under the Malta flag. Through various efforts and incentives, Malta's shipping registry is presenting itself as a leader within the European Union as well as around the world.
 28 Sep 2018 Priscilla Mifsud Parker
With the launch of the Malta Digital Innovation Authority, innovative technologies are given the opportunity to work within an environment which has adopted a pro-business attitude towards the Blockchain industry. The authority is established in such a way as to provide Blockchain based industries with legal framework, whilst at the same time allowing the industry to further flourish.
 20 Sep 2018 Antoine Saliba Haig
Despite being one of the most recent Residence by Investment Programmes to be launched, Malta Permanent Residence applications hit the record high. Indeed, 1017 applications have been received to date. This success can be attributed to various factors, namely Malta's growing economy, reputability, as well as Malta's commitment towards the highest standards of due diligence with regard to prospective applicants.
 14 Sep 2018 Maria Chetcuti Cauchi
Residential prices in Malta have undergone a roughly 17% year-on-year increase, pushing the country ahead of Hong Kong to the top spot for the first time in global consultancy agency, Knight Frank’s, latest Global House Price Index for Q2 2018. This leap in ranking comes in light of the ever-growing demand instigated through supply restraints, consistent vigorous economic growth, and booming technological advancements.
 11 Sep 2018 Priscilla Mifsud Parker
Malta's Financial Services Authority has announced the date in which the three Blockchain acts approved at the beginning of summer will become enforceable. By doing so, operators working within the Blockchain industry will be able to put their mind to rest that their business is operating under a secure regulatory framework. This will further establish Malta as the Blockchain Island.
 10 Sep 2018 Steve Muscat Azzopardi
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has recently updated its Conduct of Business Rulebook, originally issued on the 20th December 2017. Further to the implementation of the EU Directive 2016/97, also referred to as the Insurance Distribution Directive, the Rulebook will now apply to insurance undertakings and insurance intermediaries as from the 1st October 2018. Moreover, industry participants are encouraged to contact the Conduct Supervisory Unit,
 29 Aug 2018 Priscilla Mifsud Parker
With the enactment of three comprehensive legislative frameworks regulating Distributed Ledger Technologies, Malta has already begun to establish itself as a Blockchain hub and has even been dubbed: The Blockchain Island. today, a €300,000 scholarship fund has been launched by the University of Malta for students to be able to obtain a Masters’ and Doctorate degree in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Blockchain.


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