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The Malta Digital Innovation Authority issues guidelines on Resident Agents

 The Malta Digital Innovation Authority ("MDIA") has issued the last consultation document on Chapter 4 of its Guidance Notes which is addressed toward resident agents.A resident agent refers to the resident agent defined in the Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act ("ITAS"):ITAS provides that a person who makes an application to the MDIA for any form of recognition and who is not ordinarily resident in Malta is required to appoint a resident agent who is:A) Habitually resident in Malta;B) Not interdicted or incapacitated or is an undischarged bankrupt;C) Has not been convicted of any of the crimes affecting public trust…
Ian Busuttil
12th October 2018
FinTechOld

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority issues guidelines on Resident Agents

 The Malta Digital Innovation Authority ("MDIA") has issued the last consultation document on Chapter 4 of its Guidance Notes which is addressed toward resident agents.A resident agent refers to the resident agent defined in the Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act ("ITAS"):ITAS provides that a person who makes an application to the MDIA for any form of recognition and who is not ordinarily resident in Malta is required to appoint a resident agent who is:A) Habitually resident in Malta;B) Not interdicted or incapacitated or is an undischarged bankrupt;C) Has not been convicted of any of the crimes affecting public trust…
Ian Busuttil
12th October 2018
Telecoms, Media & Technology

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority to issue a set of guidance notes aimed at assisting service providers and innovative technology arrangements applicants

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority ("MDIA") was established through Act XXXI of 2018 which has come into force on the 15th July 2018 and is now formally set up.The MDIA shall be responsible for recognising service providers, namely systems auditors and technical administrators as well as certifying innovative technology arrangements ("ITAS") as outlined in the Innovative Technology Arrangement and Services Act, Chapter 592 of the Laws of Malta.The MDIA will be issuing a set of guidance notes aimed at assisting services providers and innovative technology arrangement applicants when approaching the MDIA in relation to registration and certification.The guidelines to be…
Ian Busuttil
27th September 2018
Telecoms, Media & Technology

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority to issue a set of guidance notes aimed at assisting service providers and innovative technology arrangements applicants

The Malta Digital Innovation Authority ("MDIA") was established through Act XXXI of 2018 which has come into force on the 15th July 2018 and is now formally set up.The MDIA shall be responsible for recognising service providers, namely systems auditors and technical administrators as well as certifying innovative technology arrangements ("ITAS") as outlined in the Innovative Technology Arrangement and Services Act, Chapter 592 of the Laws of Malta.The MDIA will be issuing a set of guidance notes aimed at assisting services providers and innovative technology arrangement applicants when approaching the MDIA in relation to registration and certification.The guidelines to be…
Ian Busuttil
27th September 2018
Telecoms, Media & Technology

Virtual Financial Asset Act and Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act to come into force on the 1st November 2018

Legal Notice 307 of 2018 has been published on the 25th September, 2018 which establishes the 1st November 2018 as the date of entry into force of the Virtual Financial Asset Act, Chapter 590 of the Laws of Malta.The Virtual Financial Asset Act will regulate the issuing of ICO's in or from within Malta, the operation of exchanges and the provision of VFA services, while safeguarding market integrity, protecting consumers and ensuring a higher degree of investor protection.Legal Notice 306 of 2018 was also published on the 25th September, 2018 and this Legal Notice also establishes the 1st November 2018…
Ian Busuttil
27th September 2018
Telecoms, Media & Technology

Virtual Financial Asset Act and Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act to come into force on the 1st November 2018

Legal Notice 307 of 2018 has been published on the 25th September, 2018 which establishes the 1st November 2018 as the date of entry into force of the Virtual Financial Asset Act, Chapter 590 of the Laws of Malta.The Virtual Financial Asset Act will regulate the issuing of ICO's in or from within Malta, the operation of exchanges and the provision of VFA services, while safeguarding market integrity, protecting consumers and ensuring a higher degree of investor protection.Legal Notice 306 of 2018 was also published on the 25th September, 2018 and this Legal Notice also establishes the 1st November 2018…
Ian Busuttil
27th September 2018