Partner, Head of Innovation, WH Partners
Dr. Joseph F. Borg is an Advocate and Partner at WH Partners, heading the Blockchain Advisory and the Gaming and Gambling Advisory sections within the firm. He also practices in the areas of Esports, Sports, Technology, Telecoms and Intellectual Property Law. Joe is ranked by Chambers and Partners in Fintech and is also recommended as a leading individual in Fintech by Legal500. He also lectures Gaming Law at the University of Malta. Before joining WH Partners, he occupied the post of Chief Regulatory Officer of the Lotteries and Gaming Authority – Malta and was also an elected Member on the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). He had originally joined the Authority in March 2007 as Director Legal and Enforcement and has occupied this position for almost 4 years.
Joseph was conferred with an LL.M. in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow). Earlier, he was awarded the LL.D. from the University of Malta. In 2009 he completed a Regulator Development Program organized by the International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas (UNLV). In 2012 he was awarded a certificate in Casino Management by the UNLV. He has successfully completed the Oxford Fintech Program at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. Joe also successfully completed CS50 for Lawyers by Harvard University through the HarvardX platform.