Dr Terence Cassar
is a senior associate at the firm and is experienced in matters relating to TMT, IP, blockchain and cryptocurrencies, FinTech, data protection and privacy, gaming and betting, e-commerce, and cybercrime. He is a frequent headline speaker on technology laws in Malta, particularly on blockchain, IP and data protection, including at the Malta Stock Exchange, FinanceMalta and the Malta Institute of Management. He was a key expert on the Malta IP Hub, an initiative to amend local IP laws, and has represented various clients before the European Intellectual Property Office. He has also led the GDPR compliance of various organisations, including Malta’s foremost utility provider, and was one of the first lawyers in Malta to advise on virtual currencies and blockchains. He is currently advising various major exchanges in relation to licensing under the Virtual Financial Assets Act.