Giles Xuereb is an associate with the Firm's Shipping and Aviation Department as well as the Corporate Department of the firm. He mainly focuses on these spheres of law as well as general commercial practice, and services a number of local and international clientele.

Giles is also involved in asset financing and securitisation transactions in relation to vessels and aircraft and other commercial matters and catering to the corporate needs of legal entities.

Giles is also part of the internal Blockchain Committee at the Firm which handles all legal matters related to cryptocurrency, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and distributed ledger technology projects.

Cryptocurrencies in Malta – A Legal Perspective

Cryptocurrencies in Malta – A Legal Perspective
Explaining CryptocurrenciesCryptocurrencies (also referred to as virtual currencies) are a form of digital currency which utilise encryption techniques for security. The same cryptography techniques are used in order to verify transactions involving virtual coins, and further coins are generated using complex mathematical algorithms in a process termed 'mining'. These digital instruments are increasingly being used to pay for goods and services, and such transactions are facilitated via the blockchain platform; peer-to-peer technology which ensures transparen...
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Blockchain Technology & the Law: Myriad Business Opportunities

Blockchain Technology & the Law: Myriad Business Opportunities
What is Blockchain? Blockchain can be described as a digital database or ledger which is shared between a network of computers. The premise of blockchain, as well as its distinctive feature, is that it works on distributed trustless consensus. Each transaction entered into the ledger (known as a block) is connected to the block before it and the block after it, creating a chain of transactions which is traceable back to the original transaction. In turn, each computer (known as a node) connected to the network has a copy of all the information stored in this ...
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