DETROIT, Mich. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014
Dickinson Wright LLP is pleased to announce that Lawyers Michael Lipton, Kevin Weber, and Jack Tadman authored a section of the recently published book, Gaming Law: Jurisdictional Comparison, 2nd Edition.
Gaming Law: Jurisdictional Comparisons, 2nd Edition is an overview of the law and regulation relating to gambling in important gambling markets and licensing jurisdictions worldwide, with an emphasis on the rapidly evolving online gambling sector. It is an invaluable reference tool providing an overview and core understanding of the law and regulation in key gambling territories, presented in a consistent and user friendly format by leading specialists in each jurisdiction. Mr. Lipton, Mr. Weber, and Mr. Tadman co-authored the section on Ontario, Canada.
Michael D. Lipton, Q.C. is a Partner in the firm’s Toronto office. He has served as senior counsel on special gaming law matters including advising on Requests for Proposals from government to operate commercial and charitable casinos and advising applicants who seek registration with the various Gaming Regulatory Authorities throughout Canada. He regularly represents governments, gaming equipment manufacturers and suppliers, gaming software manufacturers and Internet gaming operators in all aspects of gaming law. He is a member and past president of the International Masters of Gaming Law and is recognized by his peers for his expertise in gaming law in Chambers Global and Best Lawyers in Canada.
Kevin J. Weber is a Partner in the firm’s Toronto office. He has extensive practice before gaming regulatory authorities throughout Canada and advises clients in regard to amendments to gaming legislation enacted by the government of Ontario including drafting legislative amendments. Mr. Weber also counsels clients on Canadian law relating to online sweepstakes, contests and other promotional activities. He is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and is recognized as a leader in gaming law by Best Lawyers in Canada.
Jack I. Tadman is an Associate in the firm’s Toronto office. He advises clients in regard to compliance, governance, and due diligence requirements integral to the gaming industry, including in the areas of land-based gaming, online gaming, First Nations gaming opportunities, fantasy gaming, and social gaming. Mr. Tadman has negotiated agreements with provincial entities concerning the supply of iGaming services and has provided risk analysis and legal overviews of various iGaming companies and jurisdictions. He is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law (as a New Gaming Attorney) and received the 2014 Corporate International Magazine Global Rising Star Award for Gaming Lawyer of the Year in Canada.
Gaming Law: Jurisdictional Comparisons, 2nd Edition is particularly relevant for senior executives and in-house counsel at international gambling operators, lawyers advising clients on gambling law and gambling entrepreneurs and start-ups.
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