カテゴリー: MFSA

ECB Shuts Down Maltese Bank Over Schemes to Launder Money and Evade US Sanctions

ECB Shuts Down Maltese Bank Over Schemes to Launder Money and Avoid US SanctionsMalta’s Pilatus Bank has been shut down by the European Central Bank (ECB). Its banking license was revoked after its chairman was charged in the U.S. with money laundering and organizing a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions. The bank had also been accused by a murdered journalist of processing corrupt payments. EU authorities now want new […]

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The Daily: Royal Mint Drops Digital Gold, Malta Issues Warning About Trading Platform

The Daily: Royal Mint Drops Digital Gold, Malta Issues Crypto Exchange WarningIn this edition of The Daily, we cover the U.K. Royal Mint’s decision to freeze a plan to issue digital gold tokens. We also look at a new Australia Post ID verification service, as well as a warning by the Maltese financial regulator about a cryptocurrency investment platform. Also read: AMD Takes a Hit, Johnny […]

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The Daily: Royal Mint Drops Digital Gold, Malta Issues Warning About Trading Platform

The Daily: Royal Mint Drops Digital Gold, Malta Issues Crypto Exchange WarningIn this edition of The Daily, we cover the U.K. Royal Mint’s decision to freeze a plan to issue digital gold tokens. We also look at a new Australia Post ID verification service, as well as a warning by the Maltese financial regulator about a cryptocurrency investment platform. Also read: AMD Takes a Hit, Johnny […]

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The Daily: Royal Mint Drops Digital Gold, Malta Issues Warning About Trading Platform

The Daily: Royal Mint Drops Digital Gold, Malta Issues Crypto Exchange WarningIn this edition of The Daily, we cover the U.K. Royal Mint’s decision to freeze a plan to issue digital gold tokens. We also look at a new Australia Post ID verification service, as well as a warning by the Maltese financial regulator about a cryptocurrency investment platform. Also read: AMD Takes a Hit, Johnny […]

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Regulations Round-Up: Malta Clarifies Law, UK Wealth Managers Urge FCA Action

In recent regulatory news, Malta’s financial regulator has sought to clarify the nation’s cryptocurrency regulations following the passing of an act pertaining to crypto assets, UK-based wealth managers have called for the FCA to take a strong stance regarding cryptocurrencies, and the deputy governor of Bank of Israel has predicted that cryptocurrencies will contribute to […]

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Malta Extends Scope of Proposed Virtual Currency Regulations

Malta Extends Scope of Proposed Virtual Currency RegulationsThe Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has published a ”feedback statement” regarding its proposal for regulatory guidelines governing collective investment schemes involving virtual currencies (VCs) operating in the European archipelago nation. The statement has been issued following a consultation period from the 23rd of October 2017 to the 17th of November – in which the […]

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Malta Bitcoin Schizophrenia: Government and Banks Send Mixed Signals

Malta Bitcoin Schizophrenia: Government and Banks Send Mixed SignalsMalta Financial Services Agency (MFSA) has issued its Discussion Paper on Initial Coin Offerings, Virtual Currencies and related Service Providers, “to present to the industry a proposed policy to be adopted by the MFSA for the regulation of the ICOs, [cryptocurrencies] and service providers involved in ICO and/or other VC activity.” It’s a welcome sign for […]

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