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Malta IT Law Association (MITLA) workshop on Cloud Computing


The Malta IT Law Association (MITLA) organised a workshop on Cloud Computing on the 12th of December 2016.

MITLA is a member of the DPC/CPC project and is represented thereon by its Vice President Dr. Gege Gatt. The event, organised in the budding technology hub: Smart City, discussed the legal suitability and implications applicable to Cloud computing, with a specific focus on Privacy, Intellectual Property, Consumer and Competition law. The event also focused on specific regulated industries which are key to Malta’s competitive growth including Financial Services and Remote Gaming.

During the event, supported by Microsoft Malta, Dr. Gege Gatt presented the DPC/CPC project as well as it’s unique approach to simplify complex, multi-jurisdictional issues in privacy. The project was well received by the audience present.


53 lawyers from 33 countries are contributing to the project “Cloud Privacy Check (CPC)” in 26 different languages.

Understanding the complexity of current European data protection laws and regulations is already difficult enough for an IT engineer, buyer, or business user. In combination with the often small but nevertheless significant differences between various EU member states, however, it can become an almost insurmountable challenge without proper juristic accompaniment from the very start... Read More



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