Maria Chetcuti Cauchi
LL.M.(Warwick), LL.D., TEP
Chetcuti-Cauchi read law at the University of Malta where she graduated BA in
Law and English, Diploma of Notary Public and later Doctor
of Laws in European Corporate Law. Dr Chetcuti-Cauchi pursued her studies at
Masters degree level in International Economic Law at the University of Warwick,
England. At the Warwick Law School, Dr Chetcuti-Cauchi specialised in
International & European Banking, International Corporate Finance and
International Technology Transfer.
Co-founding partner of
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, Law Firm- Malta, she currently heads the firm's
Intellectual Property Law
practice and acts as lead partner in all e-commerce and
technology projects. She also supervises the firm's
Internet Gaming Law practice and advises
various gaming operators on legal and licensing aspects of setting up operations
Chetcuti-Cauchi has handled M&As of foreign telecoms and content provider
companies and advises on legal and regulatory issues involving the provision of
investment services. Dr Chetcuti-Cauchi has served as senior corporate services
consultant at Deloitte Touche and has worked on a number of corporate finance,
privatisation projects, bond issues and M&As.
Chetcuti-Cauchi is a registered patent attorney and trademark agent in Malta and
a specialist in international trademark and patent protection and intellectual
Chetcuti-Cauchi's doctoral research in the field of European company law centred
around the European Company (the Societas Europaea) as a novel corporate vehicle
under European Law. At the Law School of Warwick University, she undertook
research on initial public offerings via the internet - online IPOs - in the
context of the U.S. legal and regulatory framework. She has written extensively
on the implications of the application of online technology to traditional
banking and finance, corporate law and intellectual property matters.
Lecturing & Conferences
Chetcuti Cauchi is a key advisor on Intellectual Property matters and has been
consulted in a number of legislative reviews of patent and trademark related
has lectured in intellectual property law and franchising at various local fora and has written extensively in
journals and in the press on the subject of arbitration and financial services.
Chetcuti Cauchi has lectured in Corporate Finance, Intellectual Property and in
Franchising Law at various international fora and academic institutions.
Maltese, English, Italian.
Chamber of Advocates, Valletta, Malta
Society for Trust & Estates Practitioners
INTER-LAWYER - International Financial & Business Law Network.
Malta Remote Gaming Council, Malta
Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, Malta
"The Prerequisites of a Valid Arbitration under Maltese Law"
much hype about hyper-linking", Malta Financial & Business