Category: Fintech


MFSA publishes Consultation Feedback regarding the Establishment of a New Regulatory Framework for FinTechs

Today the MFSA published a Feedback Statement following a Consultation Document on Pillar 1 of the FinTech Strategy – Regulations. The Feedback Statement provides the MFSA’s position in relation to […]
February 2019, News, Newsletters, Resources

What’s kept us busy over the past year

IFSP working on fintech regulation, tax matters, AML and more The IFSP has been kept busy over 2018, a situation which looks set to continue through 2019. Through the IFSP […]
February 2019, Newsletters, Resources

Distributed Ledgers and Virtual Financial Assets

New areas of business are always welcome, but bring with them new risks and concerns as well as bright opportunities. Fintech in general, cryptocurrencies and distributed ledgers technology is a […]

IFSP to hold course for prospective VFA Agents

The new Virtual Financial Assets Act will come into force this October, making Malta the first jurisdiction to create a regulated space for virtual assets, cryptocurrencies and other finance-related activities […]

“The regulatory intervention in Fintech could make or break its development” – Minister Scicluna

“The nature of the regulatory response to FinTech is a critical topic for both regulators and market participants. The challenge is to identify when the regulator should step in – […]

Minister for Finance calls for prompt action at Fintech Conference

“We stand at the cusp of a new technological era, the opportunities from which are there for us to harness. For this to happen, we must be able to move […]