Maltese Prime Minister Welcomes Switzerland as a Competing Blockchain Hub
“Regulation gives certainty to investors, give certainty to consumers and it provides the level playing field that the industry needs”, – words spoken by the Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat during his interview with CNN Money during the Blockchain Leadership Summit in Switzerland, in which E&S Group team members participated at.
The Maltese Prime Minister welcomes Switzerland as a competing crypto hub and encourages other jurisdiction to step into the industry in order to create an EU Blockchain framework. Among the roadblocks for mass blockchain adoption, he mentions the misunderstanding of the blockchain concept, initial scalability, environmental problems along with other topics such as; e-learning, AML European rules, KYC procedure and the virtual euro as a currency of the future.
“We are moving slowly but steady”, – the Prime Minister comments’ when questioned about the legislation development in Malta.
Watch the full interview via link – https://www.cnnmoney.ch/shows/blockchain/videos/malta-pm-joseph-muscat-european-union-blockchain-framework