E-Gaming Federation welcomes Ankur Gupta as Advisor for Policy and Legal Research


The E-Gaming Federation (EGF), India’s foremost skill-gaming industry body, recently appointed Ankur Gupta, a lawyer by training with expertise in areas such as Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright and Trademarks, IT Law, etc. as an Advisor. In his role, Ankur will advise EGF on applying global best practices in law and regulatory affairs to position India as a leader in future technologies.

Ankur is a qualified lawyer with almost two decades of experience in Singapore’s public and private sectors. He has worked on legislative change while donning different hats, including a public servant, lecturer, and attorney for law firms. Ankur writes, speaks, and engages in conversation about the law and its relationships to business, politics, education, and training. He also has an abiding interest in forming thought leadership in areas related to his professional activity.

This move comes as part of EGFs efforts to navigate the complexities of online gaming regulation with a special focus on player protection, transparency, and responsible gaming. Ankur will work closely with EGF to provide strategic advice, oversee legal matters, and strengthen the online gaming sector’s growth and development initiatives.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ankur Gupta to join our team,” said Anuraag Saxena, CEO of EGF. “His expertise in teaching law, and advising the government of Singapore, places him in a unique position to drive cutting-edge practices for Bharat’s tech ecosystem. Ankur’s expertise and leadership in the legal field will be invaluable for the online gaming industry. With global experts supporting us, we are confident this will be India’s century,” added Anuraag. 

Ankur Gupta added“I am excited to join EGF and contribute to its initiatives around legal research, policy positioning, and stakeholder engagement. I believe this as an opportunity to bring about impact on a scale, in a burgeoning and socially important sector. I look forward to working with the talented team at EGF to strengthen the overall strategy and help the sunrise sector achieve its strategic goals by navigating through the legal landscape.”

“I strongly believe in the approach – “Sometimes you win, Sometimes you learn” and I hope to apply that at my work with EGF,” added Ankur.

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