Dr Ian Gauci is a partner at GTG Advocates. He is engaged primarily in technology law, FinTech, RegTech, electronic communications, information society, data protection, and gaming and gambling, while also focusing on consumer law, competition law, broadcasting law, cyber law, e-commerce, m-commerce, e-health, e-payment, information technology, unfair commercial practices and misleading advertising.
Dr Gauci also provides consultancy on legal matters related to blockchain technology, smart contracts, cryptocurrencies, and initial coin offerings and initial token offerings. He is frequently invited to participate in and speak at local and international conferences, seminars and events touching on these areas as well as electronic communications, data protection and technology law. He has assisted the government, among other things, on issues dealing with e-trust certification, the Malta Communications Authority on its e-commerce strategy as well as the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA).
He is also currently one of the strategic advisers appointed by the government to the National Blockchain Strategy Taskforce, and is the co-author of the virtual currencies legal framework in Malta and the Maltese electronic communications framework. He also lectures on legal futures and technology at the University of Malta.