Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick (DLA Piper Brussels) report on the European Commission's workshop on the "Communication on the application of Directive 2005/29/EC" in Brussels.[Read More]

Posted by Antoon Dierick on Friday 31 May 2013

Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick (DLA Piper Brussels) report on the amendments proposed to the "Fox report".

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Posted by Antoon Dierick on Tuesday 30 Apr 2013

Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick (DLA Piper Brussels) report on the QED session "Legislating European gambling - what's next on the EU agenda?" in Brussels.

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Posted by Antoon Dierick on Monday 25 Mar 2013

Tom Russell (DLA Piper, London) comments on the proposals.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Friday 23 Nov 2012

Less than four months after Michel Barnier's speech to the Eurpoean Parliament whereby he confirmed the European Commission's intention to "effectively regulate and supervise online betting and gambling", an Action Plan has been published. Patrick Schwarzbart (DLA Piper, Munich) and Ash Averill (DLA Piper, London) comment on the proposals.

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Posted by Ashley Averill on Wednesday 24 Oct 2012

Ahead of the European iGaming Congress and Expo in Barcelona next week, we produced a publication, ALL-IN@EiG, which provides commentary on our clients' key markets, as well as providing additional thoughts on regulatory developments relating to privacy, advertising and social gaming.

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Posted by Stephen Ketteley on Thursday 11 Oct 2012

Ash Averill (DLA Piper, London) discusses the consultation and reports on the opinions expressed by industry stakeholders.

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Posted by Ashley Averill on Tuesday 21 Aug 2012

The use of cloud computing is becoming more prevalent in the online gambling environment and data protection issues such as this one are going to emerge as the legislators and regulators update their thinking.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Friday 06 Jul 2012

Sue Dawson (DLA Piper, London) comments on Internal EU Commissioner Michael Barnier's speech to the EU Parliament.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Thursday 28 Jun 2012

The Italian betting exchange decree finally obtained the approval from the European Commission.

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Posted by Giulio Coraggio on Wednesday 23 May 2012

 

Cameron Craig and Paul McCormack (DLA Piper, Sheffield) summarise how each EU member state has or is planning to implement Article 5(3) of the E-Privacy Directive. As the online gambling industry continues to adapt to multi-jurisdictional regulation issues such as data protection, the different ways in which each member state deals with such regulation illustrates the challenges that lie ahead. Read How the EU has implemented the new law on cookies

Posted by Ashley Averill on Monday 30 Apr 2012