WHO regional director praises Malta for health measures
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WHO regional director praises Malta for health measures

Mal­ta is an exam­ple that should be fol­lowed: Over the week­end, Hans Kluge, Region­al Direc­tor of the World Health Orga­ni­za­tion of Europe, tweet­ed about Mal­ta and praised the coun­try for the health mea­sures tak­en to pro­tect the pop­u­la­tion and con­trol the spread of the coro­n­avirus. Kluge said Mal­ta was “on the right track and an...

Remote Work – Benefits and Legal Framework
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Remote Work – Benefits and Legal Framework

These are by no means ordi­nary times, and being opti­mistic in such times is some­what absurd, how can one be opti­mistic when every­thing seems to be col­laps­ing? When it seems like the issue will only get worse before it gets bet­ter? Well, it is not easy, and maybe typ­ing it is eas­i­er than say­ing it...

Why Malta is the perfect place to reside in — even in times of ‘Corona’.
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Why Malta is the perfect place to reside in — even in times of ‘Corona’.

Com­ment by Philipp Sauer­born: Cur­rent­ly, there is no oth­er top­ic that dom­i­nates the media more than the coro­n­avirus or Covid-19, a virus that is spread­ing rapid­ly and ter­ri­fy­ing the pop­u­la­tion and the econ­o­my. It is pre­cise­ly at such times that gov­ern­ments are more than ever in demand to prove them­selves wor­thy and effec­tive. As many...

7 Things you need to know about the AML/CFT Implementing Procedures to the Virtual Financial Assets Sector
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7 Things you need to know about the AML/CFT Implementing Procedures to the Virtual Financial Assets Sector

It is the moment all MLROs and Com­pli­ance Offi­cers with­in the local Vir­tu­al Finan­cial Asset sphere have been wait­ing for – the pub­li­ca­tion of the legal­ly bind­ing Imple­ment­ing Pro­ce­dures (IPs) (Part II) in rela­tion to the VFA sec­tor! Issued on the 3rd of Feb­ru­ary by the Finan­cial Intel­li­gence Analy­sis Unit, these Imple­ment­ing Pro­ce­dures set out...

Malta – A Viable Brexit Solution for Businesses
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Malta – A Viable Brexit Solution for Businesses

“As a hard-nosed, self-made busi­ness­man, I believe that Mal­ta rep­re­sents the best des­ti­na­tion for ambi­tious UK firms that must have a post-Brex­it pres­ence in the EU” — Michael Ashcroft The depar­ture of Europe’s num­ber one des­ti­na­tion for for­eign direct invest­ment has sent shock­waves through­out the world and cre­at­ed con­fu­sion and uncer­tain­ty for the Euro­pean Asset...

Are you GDPR Ready? Everything you need to know!
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Are you GDPR Ready? Everything you need to know!

Liv­ing in a data-dri­ven world where almost every aspect of our lives revolves around and involves the col­lec­tion, pro­cess­ing and reten­tion of data, the 1995 Direc­tive strug­gled to keep up with the hasty tech­no­log­i­cal devel­op­ments.   This is why in 2012, the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion pub­lished leg­isla­tive pro­pos­als for data pro­tec­tion reform across the Euro­pean Union, with...

Questions and Answers for the Application for Service Provider Licence
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Questions and Answers for the Application for Service Provider Licence

Mal­ta has devel­oped a pro­gres­sive approach towards dis­trib­uted ledger tech­nolo­gies and cryp­tocur­ren­cies, to the extent that we have now have a reg­u­lat­ed frame­work. The VFA Act is an inno­v­a­tive leg­is­la­tion which reg­u­lates Ini­tial Vir­tu­al Finan­cial Assets Offer­ings and out­lines their licens­ing require­ments, enti­tled The Vir­tu­al Finan­cial Assets Act, 2018. Now, if you are a Ser­vice...

Current developments in crypto currencies and the blockchain on Malta
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Current developments in crypto currencies and the blockchain on Malta

On the sun­ny Mediter­ranean island of Mal­ta, every­thing revolves around blockchain tech­nol­o­gy. Before the Mal­ta AI & Blockchain Sum­mit takes place in a few weeks, the Mal­tese gov­ern­ment is mak­ing head­lines with the announce­ment of sev­er­al excit­ing blockchain ini­tia­tives. At the same time, a sep­a­rate bank is being set up to con­cen­trate on financ­ing blockchain...

Blockchain & AI Summit Malta + Blockchain University Degree Malta
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Blockchain & AI Summit Malta + Blockchain University Degree Malta

The Mal­ta Blockchain Sum­mit is com­ing back! On May 24th and 25th, the eyes of the Blockchain World will be eager­ly set on the sun­ny Mediter­ranean island of Mal­ta where the great­est names and author­i­ties of the Blockchain and Cryp­to world will gath­er and dis­cuss the future of this ground­break­ing indus­try. How­ev­er, Mal­ta is not...