Published on March 7, 2019
Tags: Banking, Fintech
Banking Regulatory, Fintech & Blockchain
Issue no.1 of the Banking & Fintech Newsletter is now available.
Published on March 8, 2019
Tags: CJEU, Court of Justice of the European Union, e-money, electronic money, Fintech
E-Money & Payment Services
The new year at the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) kicked off with a head-scratcher – a preliminary ruling concerning electronic money institutions (“EMI(s)”). This case is of particularly relevance to the Maltese market as it highlights a number of key points which are currently being discussed in the context of the soaring fintech wave hovering over our shores.
Julian Caruana, Elaine Magri
Published on June 30, 2016
Tags: Financial Technology, Fintech, Insurance
Financial Markets Regulation, Insurance & Reinsurance Corporate, Insurance & Reinsurance Regulation
Financial technology, or ‘fintech’ as it is more commonly referred to, is taking the financial industry around the world by storm. Over the past ten years, there has been a significant increase in the use of technology in the financial sector, spanning from mobile banking, small business lending, and financial advice. However, despite the financial innovation and technological progress made so far, a large part of the financial industry is still relatively unaffected.
Leonard Bonello, James Debono
Published on April 8, 2016
Tags: financial industry, Fintech, investment services
Banking Regulatory, E-Money & Payment Services, Financial Markets Regulation, Investment Services Regulation
Relatively unheard of before the beginning of this decade, the word “fintech” (financial technology) has swiftly established its place in everyday language and made it into the Oxford Dictionary. In fact, Bloomberg acknowledged that this term was everybody’s buzzword during the World Economic Forum held in Davos in January.
Published on July 20, 2018
Tags: Blockchain, Fintech
In an article entitled "How Malta Is Becoming the Blockchain Hub of the World: A Talk With Leading Law Firm" published on 13 July 2018 on cointelegraph.com, GANADO Advocates Partner, Simon Schembri was interviewed by Ms Catherine Ross on the new blockchain laws that have been passed in Malta.
Published on July 24, 2018
Tags: Blockchain, Fintech, smartcontracts
Fintech & Blockchain
The term ‘smart contracts’ has come to the fore very recently and is often used in many discussions relating to blockchain. It may therefore be surprising to know that the term has been coined over twenty years ago by computer scientist Nick Szabo.
Leonard Bonello, James Debono, Beppe Degiorgio
Published on November 26, 2018
Tags: AI, Banking, Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Fintech
Fintech & Blockchain
GANADO Advocates has contributed the Malta chapter in The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Fintech Guide.