Malta News

Malta is an island country in southern Europe. It is one of the smallest states in terms of area and population, with 317 square kilometers of territory and 460,000 citizens. Malta is one of the richest states in terms of GDP per capita, having an innovation-driven, advanced, highly industrialized and service-based economy. Malta has no Bitcoin regulations. There are no restrictions on exchange, mining, trading and investing in Bitcoin in Malta. Also, Malta has no issued Bitcoin tax. The Maltese government sees cryptocurrency and blockchain as promising and useful technologies that should be promoted and studied. Joseph Muscat — the prime minister of Malta — announced an approved national strategy for Bitcoin and blockchain technology promotion. The Maltese government especially focuses on blockchain immutability and decentralization for information storage.

New Year Special
From Switzerland and Malta to North Korea and Iran: Overview of experimental crypto regulations around the globe.
2019 to 2020: Insiders, Outsiders and Experimenters in Crypto Regulation, Part 3
Zachary Kelman
2020-01-06T17:35:00+00:00
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Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched Bitcoin options trading for a select group of traders ahead of a public launch in January 2020.
OKEx Launches Bitcoin Options Trades for Select Clients Ahead of January Launch
Marie Huillet
2019-12-26T11:42:00+00:00
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A Maltese government agency supporting business development, Malta Enterprise, signed a memorandum of understanding with blockchain service firm T-Systems.
Deutsche Telekom’s Blockchain Firm Partners With Malta Gov’t Agency
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-11-04T14:12:00+00:00
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Malta’s financial watchdog has received letters of intent from 21 crypto exchanges to be licensed under the Virtual Financial Assets Act.
21 Crypto Exchanges Ask for License From Malta’s Financial Watchdog
Helen Partz
2019-11-01T19:31:00+00:00
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The Malta Financial Services Authority has warned of a new Bitcoin scam that shares the same characteristics as a previously identified entity.
Malta’s Financial Watchdog Warns of Repeat Offender Bitcoin Scam
Marie Huillet
2019-10-31T10:19:00+00:00
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A Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies program has been announced at the University of Malta.
University of Malta Introduces Blockchain and DLT Master’s Degree
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-10-21T14:02:00+01:00
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Bittrex International’s trading platform to shut down in Venezuela and 30 other countries on Oct. 29, Cointelegraph en Español reports.
Bittrex International Halts Service in Venezuela and 30 More Countries
Helen Partz
2019-10-19T19:53:00+01:00
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A number of educational institutions are now using blockchain technology to improve services and processes.
Blockchain and the Classroom — How DLT Can Improve Education
Gareth Jenkinson
2019-10-15T13:49:00+01:00
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