ICON co-sponsored the site for MITLA

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ICON co-sponsored the site for MITLA

MITLA (Maltese Information Technology Law Association Set Up) has been created by a number of locally active professionals who specialise in the field of ICT Law, together with representatives of the largest audit firms and electronic communication service providers in Malta.


MITLA’s purpose is to promote the advancement and development of various branches of information technology law and promote its advancement.

This includes:-

  • Computer Law
  • Internet Law
  • Electronic communication Law
  • Information Law
  • Electronic commerce Law
  • Remote gaming Law
  • Cybercrime

MITLA aims to actively research, discuss and circulate information on legal developments taking place within the EU with respect to ICT Law. The discussion and promotion of regulatory changes, legislation and interventions related to ICT Law with national government and non-government bodies will also be pursued.

Membership within MITLA is open to legal professionals, auditors and accountants active or interested in the field of ICT Law, information technology professionals and students. Corporate membership is also available.

The current Executive Committee of the Association is composed of:

  • Dr. Antonio Ghio (Fenech & Fenech Advocates)
  • Dr. Gege Gatt (ICON),
  • Dr. Joseph Borg(WH Partners)
  • Mr. George Sammut (PwC),
  • Mr. Russell Mifsud (KPMG)
  • Dr. David Gonzi (Gonzi & Associates).


Dr. Antonio Ghio, President of MITLA commented: “The development of Malta as an ICT centre of excellence requires that local laws truly reflect the technological state of play and act as instigators and enablers for Malta’s success in this field. MITLA shall assist all stakeholders, including government, national entities and other regulatory bodies through targeted legal and technical discussions by which the experience and expertise of its members can serve the national interest. The Association will now look forward to organizing a number of meetings with such bodies so that a working agenda for the immediate future can be discussed and agreed upon”.

Further information about MITLA as well as how to become a member is available on the MITLA website.


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