Malta Blockchain Summit proves to be a major success!
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Malta Blockchain Summit proves to be a major success!

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from Dr. Wern­er & Part­ner suc­cess­ful­ly par­tic­i­pat­ed at the Mal­ta Blockchain Sum­mit which was held on the 1st and 2nd of Novem­ber 2018 at the Inter­con­ti­nen­tal Hotel in St. Julian’s. The com­pa­ny stand proved to be an imme­di­ate suc­cess with a record num­ber of del­e­gates and peo­ple vis­it­ing and queues form­ing to sam­ple the...

5. November 20185. November 2018by
The Financial Instrument Test: A brief analysis.
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The Financial Instrument Test: A brief analysis.

Introduction. The cur­rent ‘talk of the town’ for all Blockchain & Cryp­to-enthu­si­asts is an inno­v­a­tive test for­mu­lat­ed by the Mal­ta Finan­cial Ser­vices Author­i­ty (MFSA) enti­tled: the Finan­cial Instru­ment Test. This analy­sis and ‘deter­mi­na­tion’ will be the manda­to­ry barom­e­ter for all forms of enter­pris­es propos­ing to intro­duce DLT [Dis­trib­uted Ledger Tech­nol­o­gy] Assets into ‘Blockchain island’. More­over,...

12. September 201812. September 2018by
Three Bills Published aimed at Regulating the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Sector.
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Three Bills Published aimed at Regulating the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Sector.

Introduction After a much-antic­i­pat­ed wait, the Mal­tese Gov­ern­ment has pub­lished three Bills aimed pri­mar­i­ly at: 1) Reg­u­lat­ing Vir­tu­al Finan­cial Assets, 2) Estab­lish­ing a Mal­ta Dig­i­tal Inno­va­tion Author­i­ty and 3) Reg­u­lat­ing des­ig­nat­ed inno­v­a­tive tech­nol­o­gy arrangements/services. Whilst Dr. Wern­er & Part­ner will be analysing in detail the con­tents of each Bill [in future arti­cles], it is imper­a­tive...

31. May 201811. June 2018by
Major upheavals set to take place at the MFSA.
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Major upheavals set to take place at the MFSA.

An Independent Registry of Companies. Par­lia­men­tary Sec­re­tary Sil­vio Schem­bri recent­ly announced that the Reg­istry of Com­pa­nies will become a sep­a­rate enti­ty and no longer fall under the aus­pices and direc­tion of the MFSA [Mal­ta Finan­cial Ser­vices Author­i­ty]. The offi­cial rea­son quot­ed was in order to help the Author­i­ty focus sole­ly on its reg­u­la­to­ry func­tions. Will...

26. February 201826. February 2018by
Cryptocurrencies set to gain further prominence as Maltese Government all but set to introduce regulation.
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Cryptocurrencies set to gain further prominence as Maltese Government all but set to introduce regulation.

Introduction. With the Vir­tu­al Cur­ren­cy Act in the pipeline and set to offer the assur­ances and guar­an­tees that the pub­lic was demand­ing, Par­lia­men­tary Sec­re­tary Sil­vio Schem­bri has announced the new strat­e­gy which will specif­i­cal­ly deal with cryp­tocur­ren­cies. The MDIA Bill. The Par­lia­men­tary Sec­re­tary also announced that after the three-week con­sul­ta­tion peri­od ter­mi­nat­ed, the gov­ern­ment would...

19. February 201819. February 2018by
Dr. Werner & Partner attend conference: ‘My Blockchain: A Practical Approach’
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Dr. Werner & Partner attend conference: ‘My Blockchain: A Practical Approach’

Dr. Werner & Partner attend conference: ‘My Blockchain: A Practical Approach’. Dr. Wern­er & Part­ner attend­ed a con­fer­ence per­tain­ing to the prac­ti­cal aspect of the Blockchain at the ‘Le Meri­di­en’ Hotel in St. Julian’s.  It was seen how the ‘Blockchain’ phe­nom­e­non enables decen­tral­iza­tion on a glob­al lev­el which can cer­tain­ly facil­i­tate smart con­tracts and busi­ness...

23. January 201811. June 2018by