Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Electronic sports (esports) are booming, despite the fact that videogames have existed now for more than 30 years.
Germany is one of the most attractive and expanding gambling markets worldwide: With a GGR of around 14 billion EUR in 2018
The medial excitement surrounding electronic sports, the competition between human players in computer games, has not only been continuing for some time now, but is also...
Es begann mit einem Paukenschlag, dann wurde es über Monate sehr still. Nun steht fest, dass die Games-Förderung auf ...
Video games are no longer confined to small rooms. From personal entertainment systems, to ‘LAN party' subculture, to mainstream media, the industry has transformed and is changing at a...
Isle of Man
The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has recently published (October 2019) commentary entitled, "Gaming the System: Money Laundering through Online Games".
The gaming industry is growing and, in parallel with it, several legal issues arise. In addition to other concerns (see this article)
On the 26th November 2019, the Malta Gaming Authority (‘'MGA'') published an Explanatory Note setting out the principles which should guide the MGA
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Duane Morris LLP
Duane Morris partner Frank DiGiacomo was a panelist at KPMG's Malta Gaming eSummit, on November 26, 2019.
Under the Sandbox Regulatory Framework, the MGA offers licenced operators the opportunity to make an application for the use of ITAs.
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has imposed a €2.34 million financial penalty to Blackrock Media Limited for operating a gaming service without the necessary authorisation. Silvio Schembri,
Following the overhaul of Malta's gaming regulatory framework in August 2018, gaming operators as well as third parties involved in marketing such as operators' ...
The regulatory framework applicable to both online and land-based gaming in Malta is consolidated into the Gaming Act (Chapter 583 of the Laws of Malta – "the Gaming Act"), and Subsidiary ...
Back in the first decade of 2000-s there was a high expectation among technologically perceptive lawyers of legal aspects of videogame industry, especially of such products as massive multiplayer online games.
Recent changes in law have solidified the emerging legal framework for online betting in Russia.
The determination of the taxable base of the Gambling Tax has been unclear since the entry into force of the Spanish Gambling Act.
In March 2018, the Gambling Commission (the GC) published its "Review of online gambling" (the Review).
End of 2019 was really heated in the Eastern Europe — newly elected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that he is going to lift an existing gambling ban
This alert ("Alert") is intended to provide a brief overview of the outline of the gambling regulations in Ukraine, which are soon to be introduced together with the lifting