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M2096 - Trade Secrets and confidentiality at the workplace (Online)

  • 9 Dec 2020
  • 13:30 - 16:45
  • Online Webinar


Registration Time: 13.15
Sessions Time: 13.30 - 16.45 including a 15-minute break
Speaker: Dr Thomas Bugeja
Venue: Online Webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00

Background Information

Every business and going concern has valuable trade information, which is of value due to its secrecy. Be it a secret recipe, a commission structure or a client database, these trade secrets give companies a competitive edge and their secrecy is essential for a business, its product offering, and its brand. Trade Secrets are protected in terms of EU and Maltese law, and companies can take a number of measures against offending parties and competitors when such trade secrets are illicitly divulged and used in the course of trade.

Objectives of the session

This session aims to introduce the topics in discussion to the attendees, bringing them up to speed with the latest legal issues related to trade secrets, confidentiality, non-compete clauses and ancillary legal matters.


  • Trade Secrets;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Law;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Management

Target Audience

This session is of particular interest to accounts professionals carrying out administrative or managerial roles within their workplace.

Speaker's Profile

Dr Thomas Bugeja, is a Senior Associate at Fenech & Fenech Advocates practicing in Commercial , Employment and Technology law matters. Thomas has experience in advising a wide-range of commercial clients and employers on day-to-day commercial law issues, as well as on employment law matters including in the Maltese Courts and Industrial Tribunal.


3 Hours Core 


Terms and conditions  apply


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