Introduction to Blockchain: Legislation in Malta

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Course Outline

Interested in blockchain? You will benefit from this unique opportunity focusing on the Maltese DLT legislative framework.

Learn from the experts how Malta deals with this revolutionary technology.

It also serves as a preliminary course on introductory topics organised to ensure that attendees of the ILS course Compliance in Blockchain have the necessary background to benefit fully from such an advanced course.


A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants indicating the attended sessions.

Venue and Dates

Green Lounge A, The Phoenicia Malta, The Mall, Floriana FRN1478

25th April; 6th May & 9th May 2019.

Participation Fee

€ 300   |   cheques payable to Institute of Legal Studies Malta


To apply kindly use our online registration form.


Thursday 25th April, 2019 1600 – 1800hrs

Session 1: The DLT Legislation Framework
Lecturer: Dr. Max Ganado, GANADO Advocates

  • Malta Digital Innovation Authority Act
  • Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act
  • Virtual Financial Assets Act

Monday 6th May, 2019 1600 – 1800hrs

Session 2: The Financial Instrument Test & MiFID 2
Lecturer: Mr. James Farrugia, GANADO Advocates

Session 3: Subsidiary Legislation and Guidance Notes
Lecturer: Dr. Christina Scicluna, GANADO Advocates

Thursday 9th May, 2019 1600 – 1800hrs

Session 4: Update on Antimoney Laundering Legislation and Compliance
Lecturer: Dr. Mario Zerafa, GANADO Advocates

Session 5: GDPR
Lecturer: Dr. Paul Micallef Grimaud, GANADO Advocates

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