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Malta Gaming Authority Launches VFA/DLT Sandbox Environment
The first phase of the Malta Gaming Authority's (MGA) sandbox environment was launched on 1 January 2019, for the purpose of accepting virtual financial assets (‘VFA') and virtual tokens as valid consideration for the participation in licensed games.
22 Mar 2019
Private Equity In Malta – Q&As
There are no official statistics issued by any Maltese authority in respect of merger and acquisition transaction or private equity transactions taking place in Malta or involving Maltese companies.
11 Jan 2019
Bill Implementing 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive Submitted To Maltese Parliament
Like the majority of EU countries, Malta missed the previously set 26th June deadline to implement the 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive (EU) No. 2015/849 (the "Directive").
16 Oct 2017
LSE Alumni Organise Brexit Lecture
On Wednesday 15th February, the London School of Economics (LSE), through its local Alumni Association and with the support of GVZH Advocates...
2 Mar 2017
Proposed Amendment To Legislation - Setting Up The Industrial Tribunal
The Maltese Government has recently requested the Attorney General to consult the social partners within the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development...
2 Mar 2016
The Layman's Guide To The European Institutions
Here the aim is to differentiate between the various courts and institutions found in Europe, which can be quite a conundrum.
European Union
7 Dec 2015
Can Internet Use Be Banned?
The Court of Magistrates has recently banned a man from using and accessing social media for a period of four years.
26 Oct 2015
The Commission "Is Not Ready To Play This Game" - Refuses To Comment On Germany's Data Retention Laws
The Data Retention Directive was enacted as a reaction to the 2004 and 2005 terrorist attacks in Europe in order to harmonize the investigation and prosecution mechanisms throughout the EU...
European Union
19 Oct 2015
MITA Publishes Study On Efficiency Of eGovernment
The Malta Information Technology Agency has conducted a research study as part of an EU-funded project...
1 Sep 2015
Attention Financial Services Licence Holders: 4th AML Directive & Revised Funds Transfers Regulation
Licence Holders should ensure full awareness of the implications that these instruments will bring into force.
12 Jun 2015
European Parliament Approves Final Text Of 4th AML Directive – Member States Now Have Two Years To Implement Into National Law
On the 20th of May 2015, the European Parliament approved the final text of the 4th AML Directive intended to address the threat of money laundering in 2015 and beyond.
European Union
1 Jun 2015
FIAU Malta Publish 2014 Annual Report
The Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) has published its yearly report giving insight to the operations and developments occurring throughout the year.
18 May 2015
Malta IIP – The National Development And Social Fund
The Malta Citizenship by Investment Programme was established by LN 47/2014, in which the Government of the Republic of Malta grants naturalisation by investment to reputable individuals and their dependants on the basis of a firm and thorough due diligence process and a significant contribution to the social and economic development and investment in the country.
4 Mar 2015
MONEYVAL’s Public Statement Calling For Enhanced Due Diligence Measures For Transactions Involving Bosnia And Herzegovina
The Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism issued a statement about the deficiencies in the AMF regime in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
European Union
9 Jun 2014
Jurisdictions With Strategic Deficiencies Identified By FATF
The MFSA issued a Notice to Financial Services Licence Holders informing them on the FATF identifying jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies.
6 Mar 2014
The Prevention Of Money Laundering And Funding Of Terrorism Activities In Malta
Malta’s commitment to the fight against money laundering and the funding of terrorism is firmly rooted in the country’s interest in safeguarding its role as a reputable financial services centre, and buttressed by the country’s status as a full member of the European Union and signatory to the main international multilateral treaties intended to tackle the affliction of money laundering in the world’s financial markets.
24 Nov 2009
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