Dr Cherise Abela Grech
is a senior associate who regularly advises on virtual currencies and distributed ledger technologies, including in respect of security token offerings, virtual currencies-related activities requiring investment services licensing and investment funds investing in virtual currencies. She is also highly experienced in financial services, blockchain, corporate and commercial law, insurance and captives, financial institutions, credit institutions and pension schemes. A member of the Chamber of Advocates, Dr Abela Grech holds a Doctor of Laws degree awarded by the University of Malta and has successfully read for a Masters in financial services from the same institution, where she focused her thesis on exchange-traded funds and the growth opportunities for these types of structures in the Maltese investment funds industry. She also possesses a Foundation Certificate in trusts law and management, and lectures on innovative technology services and arrangements.