25 Jul 2018 Silvana Zammit
AML Implementing procedures for gaming sector have been published following the enforcement of the 4th AML Directive.
 25 Jul 2018 Priscilla Mifsud Parker
MFSA launches guidelines to facilitate classification of DLT assets via the Financial Instruments Test. The Malta Financial Instruments Test must be carried out by the Issuer of the ICO as well as the VFA Agent in order to determine whether the DLT asset qualifies as a virtual token, a financial instrument under MiFID or a Virtual Financial Asset under the new Virtual Financial Assets Act.
 24 Jul 2018 Yana Azzopardi
Fostering a positive work environment is a priority at Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, and making sure staff members feel valued and appreciated is essential in ensuring this. Indeed, this was the aim behind the BBQ which Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates organised for its staff members on Friday 20th July 2018 at the Penthouse, Gianpula.
 23 Jul 2018 Jean-Philippe Chetcuti
The amount invested in Government stocks totalled €58,371,279. The financial contributions to the National Development and Social Fund amounted to €194 million, whilst €83 million where transferred to the Consolidated Fund.  According to the forecasts published by the European Commission the Malta individual Investor Programme contributed 2.6% of the country’s GDP in 2017.
 19 Jul 2018 Thea Leigh Massa
The implementation of the new Gaming Act has been pushed back to the 1st of August 2018, postponing the implementation by one month following the submission of a detailed opinion to the European Commission by Poland.
 17 Jul 2018 Antoine Saliba Haig
The Moldova Citizenship by Investment programme has recently been launched for third-country nationals to obtain Moldovan citizenship. With the scheme offering the lowest threshold for investment and plenty of options for investors, foreign direct investors will be able to benefit from visa-free travel to 121 countries.
 17 Jul 2018 Antoine Saliba Haig
Portugal Golden Visa now leading to citizenship after five years
 13 Jul 2018 Dr Charlene Mifsud
On the 6th July 2018, Legal Notice 214 of 2018 was enacted under the Government Lands Act. The legal notice introduces a forward-thinking new mechanism which contemplates the transfer of rights pertaining to commercial property by title of lease from the Government, from a retiree to that retiree’s own child.
 11 Jul 2018 Antoine Saliba Haig
Portugal Golden Visa Program - Latest Statistics
 05 Jul 2018 Priscilla Mifsud Parker
A consultation document on the Regulations to supplement the Virtual Financial Assets Act came out on the 4th of July 2018. The Rules will supplement the high level provisions set out in the Act.

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