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First roll of the dice: the Commission publishes its Green Paper on online gambling
  • Matheson
  • European Union
  • November 3 2011

Online gambling is a fast developing business in the EU.


New rules on online gambling
  • CMS
  • Hungary
  • October 3 2011

By a new law on the amendment of tax related laws the Government partly liberalized Hungary’s online gambling market.


21 proposals intended improve the legal and regulatory framework applicable to online gambling
  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
  • France
  • May 27 2011

This Wednesday, Aurélie FILIPETTI (Member of Parliament of the Parti socialiste - left-wing party -) Jean- François LAMOUR (Member of Parliament of the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire - right-wing party -) have submitted to the Finance Committee of the French Parliament a report on the application of the law of May 12, 2010 on the "opening up to competition and regulation of the French online Gambling Market a year after its enactment.


Online gambling opened up to competition in France: implications of expected reform
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France
  • November 22 2010

The new Law 2010-476 of 12 May 2010 (the Law) is designed to open up competition and regulate online gambling and gaming in France.


The French online gambling landscape
  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
  • France
  • October 1 2010

Since June 5, 2010, 30 operators have been granted an agreement by ARJEL to operate online gambling activities in France, whether for poker, sports betting or horse racing bets.


The die is cast almost
  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
  • France
  • March 1 2010

On February 24, 2010, the Senate adopted the draft bill on the opening to competition and regulation of the online gambling market.


Setback for internet betting and gambling
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Portugal, European Union
  • November 25 2009

In its Judgment of 8 September 2009, the European Court of Justice ruled that the restrictions imposed by some Member States to private Internet betting and gambling operators, together with their prohibition, do not infringe European regulations because they can be justified on the grounds of the fight against fraud and criminality.


Swedish tax authorities cash in on the virtual economy
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • October 27 2009

The Swedish tax authority "Skatteverket" is coming to the end of a three-year tax investigation project into the E-Commerce Sector.


Gambling business prohibited in Ukraine
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Ukraine
  • June 30 2009

The latest disputes in Ukraine regarding the future of the gambling business were settled when the law "On Prohibition of Gambling Business in Ukraine" No.1334-VI (the Gambling Prohibition Law) went into effect on 25 June 2009.


French judge dismisses the claims of French families association against SecondLife
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • October 23 2007

On 2 July 2007, a summary judge of the Paris first instance tribunal rejected the claim of two families associations against Linden Research, the operators of the online virtual world, SecondLife, and various web access providers.