WH Partners

FinTech Legal Department

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WH Partners is a Malta-headquartered leading business law firm with a strong focus on advising businesses fuelling the digital economy, including in the areas of digital financial services and fintech, software and digital asset creation, digital entertainment, gaming & gambling, information security and privacy.

Languages: English,  Maltese, Italian,  Croatian, French, Polish, Russian, Slovakian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Practice Areas:

Capital Markets
Financial Services


Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
Gaming & Gambling
Data Protection
Insolvency & Restructuring
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Client
Real Estate

Fintech, Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies:
Recent work includes:
■Advising blockchain space start-ups on legal, corporate and regulatory issues when setting up their business
■Advising over 25 clients on their ICOs
■Advising cryptocurrency exchanges and intermediaries to relocate to Malta and comply with the new Maltese regulatory requirements
■Advising financial institutions on the adoption of policies on servicing blockchain space start-ups
■Advising on the tax treatment of funds from ICOs and trading cryptocurrencies

■Advising on the licensing and operation of a MIFID II-compliant Multilateral Trading Facility targeting non-complex equity and debt securities

■Advising a number of clients in obtaining EMI and PSP licensees in Malta and providing ongoing advice and assistance

Contact Person:

Joseph F. Borg, Partner (E: [email protected])


Borg, Joseph (Head of Department)

Azzopardi, Ramona

Dimitrijevic, Tanja

Fenech, Kelly

Finkel, Olga

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Zammit, Gaby