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Malta launches public consultation on blockchain and cryptocurrency bills

The EconoTimes reports , ” Malta has launched a public consultation on three proposed laws that aim to position the country a world leader in economic innovation.” The report reveals…. Speaking at the launch of the public consultation, Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri said that the bills will be presented to the parliament following the three-week … Read more

Blockchain & The Law Roundup: 12 February 2018

A couple of interesting pieces about the march of cyrpto regulation in the US market at state level.     Title: State-Level Legislation Anticipates Wide-Spread Business Use of Blockchain Author: National Law Review Date: 9 February 2018 URL: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/state-level-legislation-anticipates-wide-spread-business-use-blockchain Extract: The Proposed Nebraska Laws Nebraska has three proposed laws pending: LB 695 contains concepts that are similar to those … Read more

Maltese Law Firm Announces Development of Crypto Practice

In the following press release, Maltese firm,WH Partners announce the appointment of three new partners. Ramona Azzopardi, Joseph Borg, and Robert Zammit who will team up with current partners Olga Finkel, Ruth Galea, and James Scicluna in order to build the competency of the practice. The co-founder and partner Dr Finkel says: “The internal promotion … Read more