Tag: Malta

August 20, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

MFSA restricts the sale of CFDs for retail clients

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) informed today that it has updated the Conduct of Business Rulebook, announcing permanent restrictions regarding the marketing, distribution or sale of Contracts for Differences (CFDs) to retail investors. During the last years, the European market has witnessed a rapid increase in the marketing, distribution or sale of CFDs to…

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Malta Stock Exchange goes live on Deutsche Börse's T7 trading technology
June 24, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

Rental contracts in Malta are now run on blockchain

Malta is one of those countries that are very pro-blockchain and pro-crypto. As Leaprate reported back in January 2019, Malta was home to more than twice that amount of crypto exchange trading than the U.S at that time. Malta led the cryptocurrency trading craze with $40 billion in trading volume back in early 2019. Now,…

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Corda Network announces Board of Directors
May 15, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

How can blockchain keep track of refugee applications?

Blockchain revolutionizes the world we live in every day. From “helping” the real estate industry to the food and beverage one, blockchain disrupts them all. One of the most pressing issues that the whole world currently faces is undeniably the rising migration patterns and the rising number of refugees. One country, however, has thought of…

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Dolfin becomes a member of the Malta Stock Exchange
September 27, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

The two new regulations in the "cryptocurrency heaven"

Malta is known as the "cryptocurrency heaven", as it has been one of the top destinations for crypto enthusiasts, techies and investors. Now, the country is preparing some new cryptocurrency regulations that will come into effect in November, 2018. From potentially partnering with OKEX and "housing" cryptocurrency exchanges such as BitBay and Binance, Malta is…

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November 08, 2017 BY Mariela Naydenova

Online gaming - yet another industry disrupted by blockchain

As blockchain has already disrupted industries and countries from Russia to Australia, Malta is not in line to disrupt the online gaming industry through blockchain. Time of Malta reported: "The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is leading by example in establishing Malta as a frontrunner in this regard, and, in the White Paper published in July…

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September 23, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Crane Currency expands with banknote printing facility in Malta

Crane Currency, a rapidly growing global producer of currency products, announced this week plans to build a new banknote printing facility and customer experience center in the country of Malta.  The Malta facility will represent an investment of approximately $100 million for the construction of the factory, the machinery and the equipment. The company expects…

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May 16, 2016 BY Mike Fox

MFSA warns on Alphacmarkets false regulation claim

Just announced The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has become aware of the website (https://alphacmarkets.com) which is falsely stating that Alphacmarkets Europe is licensed by the MFSA. The website is a badly set up Forex brokerage website which looks sketchy from the first page load. This entity is also misleading the public by using the…

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March 22, 2016 BY Mike Fox

KPMG deployed to monitor Malta based broker Tier1FX's agency execution

Tier1FX, the STP-DMA agency model broker regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that KPMG in Malta has been engaged to review its offering in FX and CFDs. Having examined its trading execution system and tested a representative sample of transactions in 2015, the resultant report has confirmed that these trades…

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