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Malta Bank Accused of Money Laundering by Murdered Journalist Loses License

Pilates, a private bank accused by murdered journalist Daphne Carauna Galizia of laundering money for Maltese politicians and foreign interests, has lost its license, Financial Times reports. The license was withdrawn last Friday by the European Central Bank (ECB), several months after Pilatus’ founder and ex-chairman Seyed… Read More

Malta based Crypto Exchange LXDX to Issue Security Token Representing Equity Plus Dividend Rights

LXDX, a crypto exchange that claims to operate with “military-grade security protocols,” has announced an initial Security Token Offering (STO). The Malta-based corporation will issue tokens that represent a 10% stake in the company along with dividend rights. LXDX claims to be the first digital asset… Read More

LeoPay’s customers say their accounts were closed without warning after Malta bank freeze

Customers of Leopay have been left unable to access money stuck in their accounts after the Maltese authorities froze activities at a bank co-owned by the Leopay’s founder Christo Georgiev, the Financial Times reported. Clients of the London based payments and transfer firm started filling reports… Read More

Security Token Launch Event: What’s Going on with Blockchain & Securities

Last week, the Security Token Academy held its second annual STO focused event in Manhattan. This year, attendance at the Security Token Industry Launch event increased dramatically as more financial services players are viewing securities on blockchain as a likely path for the future of… Read More

Charity: Binance to Donate All Listing Fees to Boost Blockchain for Greater Good

One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance, has announced it will now donate all listing fees to charity. In a letter from the Binance team posted on its site, the exchange stated: “Binance will make a change to our listing fee policy. Starting immediately,… Read More

Prime Minister of Malta Dr. Joseph Muscat to UN: Cryptocurrencies – the Inevitable Future of Money

Last week, the Prime Minister of Malta, Dr. Joseph Muscat, addressed the United Nation’s General Assembly. As part of this speech, Dr. Muscat advocating on behalf of new technologies  which “pose endless possibilities.” “We are currently in exciting technological times: with the lightening pace of… Read More

Blockchain Charity Foundation Hosts “Blockchain for Social Good” Event at UN Headquarters in NYC

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Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF), Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC) and Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL), have joined to host a blockchain focused summit to be held at the United Nations on September 24th.  This summit, entitled “Blockchain for Social Good: Utilizing Blockchain to… Read More

Revolut Announces Plans to Launch in Malta

Revolut, a digital-only bank that claims it is signing up over 120 businesses per day, announced on Monday it is planning to launch its services in Malta. The fintech reported it has already signed up more than 25,000 Maltese customers, around 6% of the population, and… Read More

Binance: 9 Different Teams are Declared Winners of Decentralized Exchange Coding Competition

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in operation, has announced the winners of the Binance Dexathon, a competition designed to solve the speed and capacity issues faced by decentralized exchanges (DEX). Binance says it is currently capable of processing over 1.4 million orders per… Read More

Banking for the Cryptocurrency Age: Palladium to Purchase European Bank, Predicted to Become a “New Global Leader in Fintech”

At the beginning of July, a new blockchain startup in Malta was announced. Malta, being one of the most crypto friendly countries around, has become host to multiple exchanges and blockchain startups. In an industry not known for being humble, Palladium was revealed as the… Read More

Crypto Exchange Island: Malta Lands Another Cryptocurrency Marketplace as ZB.com Relocates to Blockchain Friendly Nation

Perhaps #BlockchainIsland should be renamed #CryptoExchangeIsland. ZB.com has announced today that it will setup operations in Europe with the launch of a new exchange in Malta. ZB is opening up an office in St. Julian’s business center which has seen blockchain driven employment jump in… Read More

Malta based Crypto Exchange BitBay forms Partnership with Neufund

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Neufund has inked another partnership agreement. This time the equity token offering platform has hooked up with Malta-based BitBay – said to be the third largest European cryptocurrency exchange in operation. Neufund continues to add secondary trading agreements and strategic partners to their growing blockchain… Read More

Binance Blockchain Charity Foundation Established in Malta; Announces MoU With The President’s Trust

Binance Blockchain Charity Foundation, a blockchain technology empowered charitable foundation, announced on Wednesday it has established in Malta and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The President’s Trust. Binance Blockchain Charity Foundation is described as a blockchain enabled charity foundation established and mainly funded… Read More

Report: Switzerland Struggles to Maintain Crypto Prominence as Banks Turn Away from Emerging Sector

The emergence of cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings has helped to bring Switzerland back into the lime light when it comes to financial services. Once a noted haven for “numbered” bank accounts and strict anonymity rules, the Swiss banking industry has dimmed in recent years… Read More

Binance Funds Malta Stock Exchange Fintech Accelerator

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is backing the Malta Stock Exchange Fintech Accelerator Program. An exact amount of funding was not provided. The “MSX Fintech  Accelerator” will promote an ecosystem that supports and mentors Fintech startups including those geared towards… Read More

Neufund Said to Become First End to End Primary Issuance Platform for Security Tokens in Partnership with Binance & Malta Stock Exchange

Germany base Neufund has announced an extended partnership with Binance and the Malta Stock Exchange that is predicted to become the first “end to end primary issuance platform” for security tokens. The partnership will enable the issuance and secondary trading of blockchain based securities while… Read More

Binance Invests in Malta based Founders Bank, Plans Equity Token Offering on Neufund Under German Law. Will Partner with “Major Stock Exchange”

Binance, one of largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has announced an investment in Founders Bank based in Malta. Several months back, Binance famously migrated operations from Asia to Malta – an important coup for the “blockchain island.” Malta has enacted legislation designed to encourage blockchain… Read More

Palladium Claims First “Initial Convertible Coin Offering,” Launches Blockchain that “Bonds Banking with Cryptocurrency”

First, we had initial coin offerings (ICOs). Today, we have the first “initial convertible coin offering” (ICCO), according to Malta based blockchain firm Palladium.  The Palladium site says it is offering “banking designed for the crypto age as Palladium consolidates access to crypto & fiat… Read More

Blockchain Island: Malta Passes All Three Cryptocurrency Bills

The Government of Malta has passed three cryptocurrency-related bills that are designed to make the EU country more attractive to ICO issuers and other blockchain based businesses. The new law will regulate the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT or blockchain) and each bill is… Read More

YOVO is Next Blockchain based Company to Migrate to Malta

London based YOVO has selected Malta as its global headquarters. YOVO is described as a global mobile phone network built on blockchain technology, that allows users to earn and spend cryptocurrency by using their mobile service. YOVO says it is currently working closely with mobile network partners… Read More

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