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Malta investment fund to buy Unicredit shares in Bank of Valletta

A 10% shareholding in Bank of Valletta held by the Italian bank Unicredit will be sold to the Maltese investor fund Amalgamated Investments SICAV. The investment fund confirmed the news report by MaltaToday on Sunday that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with Unicredit to buy its shareholding in BOV. Two weeks ago, BOV […]

DQR Group to establish headquarters in Malta, to employ 200

DQR Group officially announced its decision to establish its headquarters in Malta, in the presence of Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri who welcomed DQR Group to the fast-growing blockchain family in Malta, the government said in a statement. “DQR’s contribution to the Maltese Government masterplan is essential as DQR Group is a strong, strategic ally when […]

German Blockchain-Based Company To Set Up Shop In Malta

Germany company Neufund, a blockchain-based equity fundraising platform, has announced it is setting up shop in Malta. Neufund, set up 18 months ago, allows companies to raise money on an Ethereum-based platform by issuing tokens like shares of stock. Its co-founder Zoe Adamovicz said it was attracted to Malta because of the government’s progressive vision […]

Malta Proposes Financial Instrument Test for Cryptocurrency Companies

The Malta Financial Services Authority has released a consultation paper relating to its ongoing cryptocurrency regulation process. Learn how to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum safely with our simple guide! The paper follows a discussion paper published on the 30th of November 2017 in which the regulatory authority proposed a mandatory test as a method of […]

Rapid economic growth requires a suitable cohesion policy, junior minister says

A simplified and flexible cohesion policy is needed to accomodate a fast-changing, rapidly growing, and dynamic economy, Parliamentary Secretary for EU Funds Aaron Farrugia said. “Let me be clear: it’s time for Brussels to cut the red tape and bureaucracy that is holding us back,” Farrugia said. “I want cohesion funds to be as accessible […]