Muscat Mizzi Advocates will be attending the Blockchain Live! Conference on the 26th September 2018 at the Olympia, London. The conference represents an important gathering for participants of the blockchain industry and provides a good insight on the latest trends in the blockchain space.
Ten years from its genesis, blockchain is being touted as the greatest technological innovation since the emergence of the world wide web back in 1991. 2017 was truly the year that blockchain made it to the mainstream, thanks to the meteoric price-hike of cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin and Ethereum, which are built upon blockchain technology.
Malta has established itself as the ‘first mover’ in the regulation of businesses utilising distributed ledger technology (DLT), more commonly known as blockchain.
Recognising the potential behind blockchain, Maltese lawmakers sought to develop a regulatory environment that addresses the risks arising from sinister uses of the technology while, at the same time, encouraging innovation in this field.