iGaming Law
Sep 27, 2018

MGA Issues New Guidance on Gaming Intermediaries

The Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘Authority’) has issued a new guidance note which further clarifies the regulatory treatment of gaming “intermediaries” under the new Gaming...

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Banking & Finance
Sep 25, 2018

Virtual Financial Assets Act and Innovate Technology Arrangements and Services Act coming into force on the 1st November 2018

The Maltese Government has published the long-awaited legal notices establishing the 1st November 2018 as the date on which the Virtual Financial Assets Act (VFAA)...

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Malta Residence and Visa Programme Private Clients, Citizenship & Residence
Sep 20, 2018

Amendments to the Malta Residence and Visa Regulations

On the 14th September 2018, a number of amendments made to the Malta Residence and Visa Programme Regulations (‘Regulations’) (S.L. 217.18), were published in an...

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Banking & Finance
Sep 10, 2018

Consultation Paper on the Virtual Financial Assets Rules for VFA Service Providers

On Friday 31st August, the MFSA published a consultation document outlining the Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Rules for VFA Service Providers, (which include VFA [Crypto]Exchanges)....

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law
Aug 20, 2018

Recent Amendments to Maltese Labour Legislation

On the 10th August 2018, a number of Legal Notices have been published introducing and/or amending the framework of employment legislation in Malta.  Below is...

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Employment and Industrial Relations Law Maltese Citizenship by Investment FAQs
Jul 24, 2018

Temporary Work Permits

It has been recently announced that Identity Malta would reduce the application time of a single work permit by weeks, by allowing foreign workers to start...

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iGaming Law
Jul 02, 2018

Introduction of new MGA Regulatory Framework moves to 1st August 2018

Further to the notification of the draft legal framework regulating gaming in Malta through the Technical Regulation Information System, a Detailed Opinion has been issued...

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Financial Services Regulation Investment Services
Jun 27, 2018

Malta Ahead of the Game: Three cryptocurrency and blockchain Bills passed the second reading stage

During a conference organised by the Malta Institute of Management, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri, announced that the three...

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Buying Property in Malta and Gozo Real Estate
Jun 12, 2018

Extension of the Special Designated Areas

By virtue of Legal Notice 181 of 2018, the list of Special Designated Areas has been extended to now include the Southridge Development in Mellieha....

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