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Malta Gaming Authority Launches VFA/DLT Sandbox Environment
The first phase of the Malta Gaming Authority's (MGA) sandbox environment was launched on 1 January 2019, for the purpose of accepting virtual financial assets (‘VFA') and virtual tokens as valid consideration for the participation in licensed games.
Malta
22 Mar 2019
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MGA Issue The De Minimis Games Directive
The Malta Gaming Authority has issued a new directive, The De Minimis Games Directive, Directive 3 of 2019 which aims to exempt small lotteries and/or raffles from the regulatory regime, which would otherwise be applicable.
Malta
8 Feb 2019
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Google Hit With €50 Million Fine Over GDPR Violation
On the 25th May 2018, the same day on which the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") came into effect, complaints were filed against Google by two groups which advocate for privacy rights.
Malta
28 Jan 2019
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MGA Issues New Guidance On Gaming Intermediaries
The Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘Authority') has issued a new guidance note which further clarifies the regulatory treatment of gaming "intermediaries" under the new Gaming Act
Malta
1 Oct 2018
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Introduction Of New MGA Regulatory Framework Moves To 1st August 2018
Further to the notification of the draft legal framework regulating gaming in Malta through the Technical Regulation Information System
Malta
10 Jul 2018
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New Gaming Bill To Be Tabled In Maltese Parliament
As a first step towards the much anticipated legal reform governing Malta's gaming industry, the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy & Innovation, Hon. Silvio Schembri...
Malta
15 Mar 2018
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Proposed Geo-Blocking Regulation Faces Backlash
Following a proposal which was put forward by the Commission in May 2016, on the 6th February, 2018, the European Parliament voted in favour of a proposed regulation on addressing unjustified geo-blocking.
Malta
14 Feb 2018
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Can Your IP Disclose Your ID?
An "IP", or "internet protocol" is a unique series of numbers allocated to each and every device connected to a network, including and most notable the internet.
Malta
27 Jul 2017
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MGA Publishes White Paper On Major Reforms To The Malta Gaming Legal Framework
Non-profit games, tombolas and advertising lotteries will be classified under this new framework as Low Risk Games.
Malta
17 Jul 2017
10
Licence To Skill – An Outline Of Malta's Regulation Of Skill Games
Gambling, from a legal and policy perspective, has been consistently defined by reference to the constitutive elements of involving a monetary consideration, an element of chance...
Malta
20 Feb 2017
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Skill-Based Fantasy Sports Enjoy Formal Exempt Status In Malta
The daily fantasy sports ('DFS') industry has been a hot topic of debate in the United States market.
Malta
7 Sep 2016
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Compliance For Fintech Companies: What Your Website Visitors Have A Right To Know
In recent years, the financial services industry has been stepping into the digital world, with many financial institutions also operating online.
Malta
18 Jul 2016
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Malta's Digital Economy ‘Running Ahead' Of Other EU Countries
Malta was categorised as being among the ‘fastest growing' European digital economies by the European Digital and Society Index.
Malta
21 Mar 2016
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How Businesses Will Be Affected By The New Cybersecurity Directive
Cyber security is a prominent issue on the EU's digital agenda. Many governments and companies are vulnerable to cyber security threats.
European Union
17 Mar 2016
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New Guidelines On Technical Infrastructure Hosting Gaming And Control Systems
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has recently published a new set of guidelines which deal with the technical infrastructure hosting gaming and control system used by remote gaming licenses.
Malta
2 Feb 2016
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Happy Birthday To You Song Copyright Case Settled Out Of Court
The copyright to the song ‘Happy Birthday to You' had been claimed by the company Warner/Chappell Music Inc in the 1980's.
Malta
5 Jan 2016
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What To Expect From The Seller When Making An Online Purchase
As 2015 comes to a close, the e-commerce industry is expected to make €185.39 billion this year.
Malta
23 Dec 2015
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Google Offers Copyright Support To YouTube Users
Google has recently stated that it intends on offering legal support to certain content creators who upload videos on YouTube and are subsequently stuck with copyright claims.
Malta
9 Dec 2015
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The European Parliament's Final Vote On Roaming Charges
The European Parliament has recently cast its final vote to end roaming charges by June 2017.
European Union
25 Nov 2015
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Can Copyright Be Claimed By Athletes In Their Sporting Performances?
One may question whether athletes would be able to claim copyright on their performance. It is well known that artists are able to do so and in fact do claim copyright on their work, such as song writing.
Malta
24 Nov 2015
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