The International Who’s Who of Sports & Entertainment Lawyers has brought together Stefano Sbordoni of Studio Sbordoni to discuss levels of activity, pressure on fees and the rise of in-house teams, and developments in the legal market in their jurisdictions.
In the world of gaming machines, the big question is what will happen with regard to licensing in Italy? Will the pending judgement relating to enormous fines affect the market? How should investors and foreign operators approach it?
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Is Italy’s e-gaming rising from ‘zero to hero’ and becoming one of the success stories of regulation? Has AAMS been able to quash its reputation for a draconian approach to regulation through enlightenment? Prior to the recent regulatory changes the Italian market was seen as a disproportionately ‘protectionist system’ within the EU.
Taking a further look into the issues affecting gambling law across the EU, Lawyer Monthly turns its sights on Italy and speaks to Stefano Sbordoni from Studio Legale Sbordoni in Rome.
In the last few years the gambling industry has developed considerably and despite the world economic crisis it is still growing rapidly in Italy and in other countries as well.