The Government of Bermuda set the stage for developing the island's fintech sector in early 2018 by announcing its agenda to develop a legal and regulatory framework that created a welcoming...
British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands recently introduced new regulations relating to products and services in the innovative fintech space, reaffirming its commitment to remaining ...
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) of crypto-currencies, tokens and other block chain based assets have raised billions of dollars in recent years.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has updated its Rule and Statement of Guidance – Cybersecurity for Regulated Entities following feedback received during a private sector consultation.
There is always a balancing act between adopting a pro-industry approach to exciting new business and maintaining the highest standards of governance.
Appleby has contributed to the Cayman Islands chapter of Chambers and Partners' inaugural "Blockchain 2020" guide
In recent years the Cayman Islands has become an attractive destination for technology entrepreneurs, particularly those connected with virtual assets. While much of Cayman's...
Gibraltar's regulatory standards and framework for the regulation of virtual asset service providers (VASPs)
Report cements Gibraltar as a jurisdiction of choice for Hedge Funds and their managers, backed up by leading lawyers from ISOLAS LLP.
It was fascinating to hear 22 year old Adam Norrie speaking about crypto in this week's episode of Blockchain Rock.
he NSL was enacted in the aftermath of a year of social unrest in Hong Kong and introduced criminal sanctions against acts of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign or external forces.
The Great Depression was one of the worst economic downturns in the history of the United States. During this period, a substantial number of banks went bankrupt which in turn caused a collapse
To download our Payments, E-Money and Crypto-Assets:- Quarterly Legal and Regulatory Update for the period April to June 2020 click on the Download PDF link above.
The MFSA has launched the MFSA FinTech Regulatory Sandbox (‘the Sandbox') during a press conference held on the 22nd of July 2020.
The characteristics and benefits of blockchain-based KYC utility and how it can address some of the challenges for financial institutions.
As discussed in a previous article, the main tensions between blockchain technology and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may be classified under four main categories, ...
Camilleri Preziosi Advocates
The Malta Financial Services Authority ("MFSA") has today issued a consultation document entitled "Guidance on Technology Arrangements, ICT and Security Risk Management...
As European policymakers were finalising aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have seen rapid developments in blockchain technology.
A new business section dedicated to the Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Agents operating under the VFA Act, Chapter 590 of the Laws of Malta which came into effect on the 1st of November 2018,.
Technological developments have been accelerating at an unprecedented pace in Asia