Olga Finkel, partner at WH Partners, is an expert in the technology, gaming and gambling fields. Heading the firm’s TMT team, she advises businesses involved in electronic and internet gaming, entertainment software development, e-payments and e-money institutions on, among other things, strategic, commercial and regulatory matters.
Her specialisations include regulatory frameworks of electronic communications, technology transactions (procurement, outsourcing and transfer), digital content and intellectual property (including trademarks, copyright, databases, patents), gambling, e-gambling, e-banking, e-signatures and e-commerce, privacy and data security.
For several years Olga has been listed as a leading internet and e-commerce lawyer world-wide. She is ranked globally as a leading lawyer in the gaming and gambling sector and is recommended by leading legal directories.
Olga’s clients include both private and listed corporations as well as the public sector. Olga has been appointed as expert on numerous EU-funded studies relating to privacy, e-security and data protection, cybercrime and e-government. She advises government and regulatory bodies in Malta on legal frameworks for electronic communications networks. Olga regularly acts as tutor or legal consultant at British Commonwealth-organised workshops and programmes on ICT law for developing countries, in particular Africa and the Caribbean.
Olga holds a doctorate in law and a master’s degree in IT and economics. She is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law, the Society for Computers and Law (UK), the International Technology Law Association and the law council of advisers of the Gerson Lehrman Group, among others. Olga is a lecturer on gaming law at the University of Malta. She practises in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Maltese.
WWL says: Olga Finkel continues to be recognised for her outstanding expertise in internet, e-payment and entertainment software matters.
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