IMGL 2014 Autumn Conference
5-7 November • Florence, Italy
The 2014 IMGL Autumn Conference will be held in fabulous Florence, Italy. In addition to providing great conference sessions offering the latest information in Gaming Law, IMGL has also organized several optional pre- and post-conference excursions for conference attendees and their guests. Visit the Autumn Conference section of this website to register. Plus, get complete hotel registration details, as well as up-to-the-minute information on the conference schedule and events.
Andrew is a Partner at K&L Gates, a global law firm. He is based in London, and works closely with colleagues across the firm’s international offices to provide local and international gambling law advice. He focuses his own practice on gambling regulatory, licensing and commercial matters, including a wide range of white label, marketing, sponsorship, media rights, software development and supply, hosting, outsourcing, and consumer contracts. He has been invited by the European Commission and the Asser Institute to participate in expert workshops on the advertising of gambling and the commercial relationship between the sports and gambling industries, is a regular contributor to gambling industry publications, and has organised and spoken at a number of industry events. Clients he advises on gambling law include major listed and unlisted operators, software suppliers, betting syndicates, affiliates, broadcasters, advertisers and sports rights holders.
Vietnam Strikes Cautious Note As Casino Decree Talks Continue
29 Aug, 2014
Vietnam's Ministry of Finance may backtrack on speedy passage of a decree allowing Vietnamese players to gamble in casinos following reports that the government could pass it this year to catch up with other countries in the region.
Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Van Hieu told a press conference yesterday that the draft decree remains at the "consultation stage" because of its "sensitivity", contradicting earlier reports of a completed draft.