Conference Corner – European Gambling Briefing
February 20, 2009 (InfoPowa News) — Mark down 22 – 23rd April 2009, when the fifth European Gambling Briefing will be taking place in Budapest, giving legal specialists an opportunity to network and get up to speed on the latest legal developments around Europe.
The organizers promise:
* Full updates on all current infringement proceedings across Europe from those involved
* Expert views on the legal ramifications of the convergence with mainstream brands and media
* A look at which models for liberalization are most likely to work and be copied
* Insights into the complex worlds of emerging markets and their lucrative appeal
And among the many expert speakers will be:
Atle Hamar, Director General, The Norwegian Gaming and Foundation Authority, Norway
Dr Judit Tóth, Head of Legal Division of Gambling Department of the Hungarian Tax and Financial Control Administration, Hungary
Francesco Rodano, Head of Remote Gambling, AAMS – Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato, Italy
Prof. Dr. Kurt Schelter, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Germany
Eric van Vondelen, Netherlands Gaming Control Board, Netherlands
Paul Herzfeld, CEO, Casinos Austria International
Petter Nylander, CEO, Unibet
Emilio Petrone, CEP, Sisal, Italy
Umberto Pieraccioni, CEO, Bwin Italia
Fiona Russell, International Legal Counsel, Betfair
Practical workshop on how to set up business in emerging markets will be led by Paulo Di Feo, Partner, MAG stl, and there will be in-depth sessions on the commercial impact of legal changes.
Information can be found at http://www.europeangamblingbriefing.com/2009/index.cfm?page=register.