11 Dec 2020
WH Partners was once again ranked in the Chambers FinTech Guide, in the FinTech Legal practice area in Malta. Partner Joseph F. Borg was also ranked and senior associate Kelly Fenech was included in the “Associated to Watch” category of the prestigious directory.
The guide notes that “WH Partners is a highly regarded firm with a particularly strong technology practice. The lawyers are well versed in navigating the regulatory framework for virtual financial assets and often advise clients on blockchain, data protection, cybersecurity and tax matters. The WH Partners team are frequent publishers in thought leadership, and conference speakers on regulatory requirements for blockchain implementations.”
Feedback to Chambers FinTech 2021 included that "They are very knowledgeable on innovation in technology with a department that's savvy on crypto regulation. Always available and very flexible - they want to fit with the customer."
The guide notes that “Joseph Borg exhibits deep expertise in the legal issues surrounding cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICOs. He has additional capability in IP matters as well as being an expert in gaming and gambling law. Borg is a co-founder and vice-president of Bitmalta, a non-profit organisation that creates awareness of disruptive technology. Sources value his crypto capabilities, attesting that he "really knows his stuff" and is dedicated to his clients.”
The directory also mentions that “Kelly Fenech is senior associate with a keen focus on FinTech and distributed ledger technology alongside strong capabilities advising on payment services. He is part of the firm's task force dedicated to assisting clients with the licence for virtual financial assets and writes regularly on developments in the industry.”
Chambers FinTech is a comprehensive guide to the leading Fintech professionals across the world. Chambers recommendations are based on several months of research by a dedicated, independent team conducting hundreds of in-depth interviews with leading innovators and experts worldwide.
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