Virtual Financial Assets Framework


     
    Main Legislation
    Virtual Financial Assets Act, ACT No. XXX of 2018 
     

     

    Guidance
    Frequently Asked Questions on the Virtual Financial Assets Framework
    Financial Instrument Test
     

     

    Circulars
    20/09/2018 Circular to Persons Involved in DLT Asset Activity and Services
    24/07/2018  Circular to the Industry on the Financial Instrument Test
    13/04/2018 Circular to the Industry on the Consultation Paper on the Financial Instrument Test                            
       

     

    Consultations
    Date Expiry  Reference Subject
    04/09/2018 11/09/2018 12-2018 Consultation Paper on raising the bar for VFA Agents
    31/08/2018 14/09/2018  11-2018  Consultation Paper on the Virtual Financial Assets Rules for VFA Service Providers
    21/08/2018  31/08/2018 10-2018 Consultation Paper on achieving a Higher Degree of Investor Protection under the Virtual Financial Assets Act 
    30/07/2018 13/08/2018 09-2018 Consultation Paper on the Virtual Financial Assets Rules for Issuers of Virtual Financial Assets
    12/07/2018 31/07/2018  08-2018 Consultation Paper on the Virtual Financial Assets Rules for VFA Agents
    04/07/2018 20/07/2018 07-2018 Consultation Paper on the Virtual Financial Assets Regulations to be issued under the Virtual Financial Services Act
    13/04/2018 04/05/2018 04-2018 Consultation Paper on the Financial Instrument Test
    30/11/2017 11/01/2018 08-2017  Discussion Paper on Initial Coin Offerings, Virtual Currencies and related Service Providers
           

     

    Events
    11/09/2018 Seminar on Due Diligence and Cybersecurity in relation to DLT
    25/07/2018 Seminar for Proposed VFA Agents Under The Upcoming VFA Act                                                      
       

     

    Media Releases
    10/10/2018 Publication of FAQ document on the Virtual Financial Assets framework
    18/09/2018  MFSA - Seminar On Due Diligence and Cybersecurity in Relation to DLT
    30/07/2018 Consultation on the Virtual Financial Assets Rules for Issuers of Virtual Financial Assets
    30/07/2018 MFSA - Malta leading the way in the regulation of Distributed Ledger Technology and crypto assets
    24/07/2018  Publication of the Financial Instrument Test
    20/07/2018 Publication of the Virtual Financial Assets Act
    12/07/2018 Consultation on the Virtual Financial Assets Rules for VFA Agents                                                   
    05/07/2018 Consultation on the Virtual Financial Assets Regulations to be issued under the Financial Assets Act