Ramona Azzopardi is heading the Tax and Private Client Department of WH Partners. She regularly advises corporate clients in the gaming & gambling, financial services, digital services industries on their cross-border tax implications. She also assist HNWI families in estate and tax planning. Ramona holds a Doctor of Laws Degree and Masters in Financial Services from the University of Malta. Ramona is a regular speaker at tax conferences and often contributes articles to prominent publications. She is also Council Member at the Malta Institute of Taxation.
Ramona Azzopardi is recognized as one of the leading taxation lawyers in Malta. Although her expertise covers any industry, she is particularly active in the Gaming, Commercial, Private Clients and Financial Services industries.
Ramona Azzopardi, Tax partner at WH Partners, hosted a panel during SiGMA Malta Week Europe 2021 (“Gaming & Tax : Tax aspects of M&A in the Online Gaming industry” ) alongside other industry experts: ► Daniel Lipman, Partner at HFN ► Eduardo Gracia, Head of Tax EMEA & US at Ashurst ► Motti Gil, CFO at Aspire ► Yevgeniia Derbal, Chief Legal Officer at PariMatch A panel discussing this fascinating topic: “Gaming & Tax : Tax aspects of M&A in the Online Gaming industry” 👉 What are tax implications on cross-border mergers and acquisitions ? 👉 Are there any reporting obligations that the Gaming companies need to take into consideration?
Ramona Azzopardi has in-depth expertise in both direct and indirect tax issues in cross-border transactions. She regularly assists private clients with wealth management and relocation services.
Ramona is ranked as one of the leading practitioners in Malta in the 2020 Women in Tax Leaders Guide by World Tax and amongst the leading tax lawyers in Malta in the 2020 Chambers Europe Guide.
She is Malta’s National Reporter for the IBA (International Bar Associate) Taxes Committee.
Prior to joining WH Partners in 2014, Ramona worked at Fenech & Fenech Advocates, where for seven years she was a tax lawyer assisting clients in tax matters in relation to Gaming, Aviation, Shipping, Financial Services and ICT.
Ramona is a member of the Malta Institute of Taxation, Chamber of Advocates and the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners where she also serves as committee member on the Taxation Sub-Committee. Ramona is frequently invited to speak at various tax conferences and has contributed to a number of international tax publications.
During Europe Malta Week 2021, WH Partners held the Regulation and Compliance Conference Focus on Europe, marking the beginning of the SiGMA Main Stage Agenda, passing through insightful topics covering the future of Malta in the Gaming Industry, The Market Consolidation, The Room for Startups and Mid Market, Regulatory Updates, the increase of players claiming for losses, Tac Aspects od M&A in the Online Gaming Industry and more. WH Partners has added an huge value to the Malta Week Expo, remaining as the top Law firm Focus in Gaming not only in Malta but also on the whole continent, providing a reliable platform to work with.