Dr Ian Gauci
is a partner of the firm and Head of its TMT department. He was one of the founders of the Malta IT Law Association, and his clients include the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA) and the Malta Gaming Authority. Ian is the legal expert on the National Blockchain Taskforce, which was entrusted with reviewing proposals and making recommendations to the Government of Malta to implement its National Blockchain Strategy, resulting in the promulgation of the Virtual Financial Assets Act (Cap 590 of the Laws of Malta), the Malta Digital Innovation Act (Cap 591 of the Laws of Malta) and the Innovative Technology Arrangements and Services Act (Cap 592 of the Laws of Malta). He has also advised the Maltese Government on e-commerce and eTrust certification, and is a co-founder of Afilexion Alliance and Caledo Group. In addition to his work at GTG Advocates, Ian regularly lectures on Legal Futures & Technology Law and Communications Law at the University of Malta.