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Top 5 gaming predictions for 2018!

December 19, 2017 - 8:13 am in gaming, Sin categoría

Gaming operators, suppliers and regulations have been rapidly changing in 2017, but what shall we expect for 2018 and how to get ready to it? As already done during 2015, 2016 and 2017, here are my top 5 gaming predictions for 2018: 1. New licenses, new markets?…


Employees’ monitoring: a prior privacy notice might not suffice, especially under the GDPR!

September 7, 2017 - 6:23 am in data protection, privacy, Sin categoría

Privacy rights of employees are protected, if they are previously informed of the monitoring and a right balance of interests is achieved according to…

gaming taxes

More gaming taxes from the Italian market?

February 21, 2017 - 7:48 am in gambling, gaming, Sin categoría

The risk of higher gaming taxes in Italy arises again as part of the proposal from the Government that should collect additional € 3.4 billion.  The…

data protection

DLA Piper and AIGI event on the General Data Protection Regulation

January 25, 2017 - 7:53 pm in data protection, Sin categoría

DLA Piper and AIGI will run an event on how the General Data Protection Regulation will impact the business of companeis on 16 February 2017. The new European privacy regulation (GDPR) will require a radical change in the approach to data protection compliance,…

online gaming

New Italian online gaming licenses? Not yet! What’s your plan B?

November 29, 2016 - 9:06 am in gambling, gaming, Sin categoría

The delay in the award of new Italian online gaming licenses is pushing operators to find an alternative route to get into the market.  The award of 120 new Italian online gaming licenses I already discussed in several instances about the procedure for the…


How German gambling law is going to change

November 21, 2016 - 9:00 am in gambling, gaming, Sin categoría

The long awaited changes to German gambling laws are getting close and this is an anticipation of what is going to happen. Here is an interesting article on the upcoming changes to German gambling laws drafted by my colleagues Michael Stulz-Herrnstadt and…


German unlimited sportsbetting licenses and casino licenses

November 1, 2016 - 10:20 pm in gambling, gaming, Sin categoría

The agreement on the removal of the limit to German sportsbetting licenses and the potential award of casino licenses might open new opportunities in the country. This is a very interesting update on upcoming developments in Germany from my colleagues Michael…

privacy shield

BREAKING NEWS: Privacy Shield in place and now?

July 14, 2016 - 7:15 am in data protection, privacy, Sin categoría

The approval by the European Commission of the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield replacing the Safe Harbor program led to questions on how stable such scheme will be. The end of the Safe Harbor 'saga' I had previously discussed about the endorsement given by the EU…

betting shop

IoT – Changing the future of the connected world!

May 20, 2016 - 9:05 am in Internet of Things, Sin categoría

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a revolution for the business of companies with massive potentials, but such change reveals legal risks never experienced by many of them.  The comment from the former CEO of Nokia during the press release of announcement of…


Will online bingo become a very popular game in Italy?

May 2, 2016 - 11:15 pm in gambling, gaming, Sin categoría

Upcoming bingo variants regulations together with the new tax regime might finally stop the slow decline that online bingo has been facing. Updated on 02.01.2017 The previous scenario for online bingo During the last years bingo operators had hard time in…