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The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.

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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

MALTA - ICOs AND DIGITAL INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY - THE IMMINENT REGULATED ENVIRONMENT

June 2018 - Finance. Legal Developments by Kinanis LLC.

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While jurisdictions and legal systems around the world are expressing concern about cryptocurrencies, Malta is promulgating legislation that should give exchange owners and users certainty about the future. The rules are considered to be a one-stop-shop package that will deal with the establishment of a new authority, regulated exchanges and license Initial Coin Offering (ICO) companies and related business. The main aim is to offer legal certainty to the industry.

The Virtual Financial Assets Act and the legal framework for Virtual Financial Asset Exchanges

Second Reading in Parliament for Blockchain Bills: The Virtual Financial Assets Act and the legal framework for Virtual Financial Asset Excha

The Virtual Financial Assets Act and the legal framework for ICO’s

Second Reading in Parliament for Blockchain Bills: The Virtual Financial Assets Act and the legal framework for ICO’s

Second Reading in Parliament for Blockchain Bills: The Malta Digital Innovation Authority Act

Second Reading in Parliament for Blockchain Bills: The Malta Digital Innovation Authority Act

The Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act

Second Reading in Parliament for Blockchain Bills: The Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act

Malta Opportunity: Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

May 2018 - Finance. Legal Developments by Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates.

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The Future of Maltese Banks is Here

Talking of cryptocurrencies as an opportunity for the Maltese banking sector might sound outlandish, in the context of a highly-regulated banking industry in Malta. However if one follows the rapid developments in cryptocurrencies across the globe, it is clearly inevitable that many industries, including traditional banks, will have to adapt to this highly innovative evolution that is fast permeating many economic sectors.

In this article we explore how the Utility Settlement Coin ("USC"), a cryptocurrency currently being developed by some of the world's largest banks, is set to give the cryptocurrency market a new business angle.

Positive Update on EU Trademark and Industrial Design Rights Post-Brexit

The UK government has published an updated Draft Withdrawal Agreement, highlighting consensus on the future of existing EU IP rights in the UK.

MGA launches guidance on DLT and VC use through sandbox approach.

Malta Gaming Authority on the use of Distributed Ledger Technology and on the acceptance of Virtual Currencies in the remote gaming industry.

Employer files counter-claim against ex-employee seeking damages

April 2018 - Employment. Legal Developments by Mamo TCV Advocates.

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Court decides on issue of jurisdiction.

Sub-Letting of Commercial Tenements After 31st May 2018 – Let it Be!

Proposed amendments being discussed in Parliament aimed at providing sub-lessees of commercial premises, whose sub-lease is going to end on 31st May 2018 by operation of law, with an option to demand the Rent Regulation Board to allow them to continue the sub-lease under revised conditions reflecting market conditions for a maximum period of 10 years.

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