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Malta Says Crypto Rules Aren’t Yet In Force

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Malta’s new cryptocurrency regulatory framework has not taken effect just yet. Three bills regarding cryptocurrencies, blockchain and distributed ledger technology, passed by Maltese Members of Parliament in June, set out a number of ambitious changes to the country’s legal landscape overseeing cryptocurrency-related businesses. However, the Malta Financial Services Authority said Friday that one of these laws Read More

Binance Backs Maltese Banking Services Provider Founders Bank

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Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has invested in Malta-based Founders Bank, a company that intends to offer banking services tailored for the needs of tech and cryptocurrency businesses, the company announced on Thursday. Founders Bank has applied for a banking license in Malta and is currently awaiting regulatory approval. It said that Read More

The Weekly: Coinbase Custody Opens, Malta Adopts Crypto Law, Bittrex Invades Europe

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on The Weekly: Coinbase Custody Opens, Malta Adopts Crypto Law, Bittrex Invades Europe
The Weekly In this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported about Coinbase opening the floodgates for institutional money, the new crypto law in Malta, and a move by Bittrex to invade the European market. We also covered, in this week’s most commented-on article, Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman’s trolling of XRP and BTC Read More

Among Blockchain-Friendly Jurisdictions, Malta Stands Out

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Marlene Ronstedt is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in German and English publications including WIRED Germany. Currently, she is working for Neufund as a blockchain reporter. André Eggert is a partner at the law firm of LACORE LLP and the legal architect of Neufund.org, a platform for primary offerings of tokenized equity. Read More

This Week in Bitcoin: Expanding Exchanges, New Crypto Fund, Patent, and Laws

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on This Week in Bitcoin: Expanding Exchanges, New Crypto Fund, Patent, and Laws
The Weekly In this week’s editions of Bitcoin in Brief we’ve covered a number of interesting developments in the crypto space. Several prominent exchanges have announced plans to increase their presence in new markets and locations, while a newly launched platform aims to rate them according to their liquidity, security, and volume. The weekly roundup Read More

Malta Passes Trio of Bills as Part of ‘Blockchain Island’ Plan

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Malta has taken a significant step toward becoming a “Blockchain Island.” Announced Tuesday by Silvio Schembri – a Maltese Member of Parliament and the parliamentary secretary responsible for financial services, digital economy and innovation – the island nation’s parliament has passed three bills regarding cryptocurrencies, blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) marking it as one Read More

Binance Backs Malta Stock Exchange’s Startup Accelerator

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The Malta Stock Exchange announced today that Binance, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, is backing its newly launched program to support fintech startups and entrepreneurs. Known as a tiny archipelago between Sicily and the North African coast, Malta, along with several other microstates including Bermuda, Liechtenstein, Gibraltar and San Marino, have joined the race Read More

Binance’s Fiat Integration May Lead Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Move to Malta

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Binance’s Fiat Integration May Lead Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Move to Malta
Advertisement Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Earlier this month, Binance, one of the most widely utilized multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency trading platforms alongside the likes of Coinbase and Bitfinex, has established a bank account in Malta. Malta’s Pro-Blockchain Legislation As a part of the European Read More

Poland’s Cryptocurrency Exchange BitBay to Relocate to Malta

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Poland’s Cryptocurrency Exchange BitBay to Relocate to Malta
Poland’s largest cryptocurrency exchange has announced that it is shutting shop in its home country and is relocating to the sunnier climes of Malta. Established in 2014, Polish crypto exchange BitBay provides access to 29 digital currencies, has over 800,000 active users, processes 125 transactions per minute, and has more than 200 employees, making it Read More

Malta Watchdog Proposes New Blockchain Gaming Guidelines

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Malta Watchdog Proposes New Blockchain Gaming Guidelines
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published proposed guidance on using distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrencies within the nation’s online gaming space. The document – which is currently open for feedback – explains the need to protect consumers, prevent money laundering and other crimes and protect Malta’s reputation, saying the criteria set out in the Read More