At the UN General Assembly, Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat stated that blockchain technology will allow crypto to inevitably become the future of money.
“I passionately believe technology revolutionizes and improves systems. This is why in Malta, we have launched ourselves as the blockchain island. By being the first jurisdiction worldwide to regulate this new technology that previously existed in a legal vacuum. Blockchain makes cryptocurrencies inevitable future of money. More transparent it helps filter good business from bad business.”
Prime Minister Muscat emphasized that recognizing the potential of the blockchain, Malta has openly embraced the crypto market and businesses within it, leading the global cryptocurrency sector with favorable regulations and practical policies.
Blockchain Island’s Success
Since early 2018, Malta has focused on building an ecosystem that significantly improves the businesses of crypto and blockchain-related companies.
Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange with around 10 million users and $200 million in quarterly profit, openly praised the efforts of Malta to lead cryptocurrency regulation, relocating its headquarters to the region.