For over thirty years, our attorneys have been advising leading companies of the gaming and betting industry. Gaming & Betting Law has therefore been established as one of the core competences of our law firm.
As a full-service law firm, our advice in gambling-related matters includes all corresponding areas of law, such as competition, company and administrative law. MELCHERS’ profound expertise in the field of sports betting and taxation completes the legal portfolio. Our professional expertise in the area of gaming and betting law makes us one of the prime addresses in Germany for national and international clients in the gaming sector seeking forward-thinking and customized legal strategies. We are committed to substantial client relationships and support our clients in successfully introducing and sustaining gaming and betting products on the highly regulated German market. In the event of regulatory measures we ensure adequate legal reaction. Our attorneys are well-experienced in lobbying and pay attention to elaborate communication with regulators, which in many cases has proven to be helpful in avoiding litigation. Our attorneys are well-connected worldwide with the leading gaming law experts, regulators and educators through the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL), the leading and pre-eminent global organisation of advisors to the gaming and betting industry.
MELCHERS was one of the first law firms to successfully complete a licensing procedure in the field of online sports betting in Germany with the Ministry of the Interior of the state of Schleswig-Holstein and is involved in numerous licensing procedures under the German Interstate Treaty on Gambling. As one of the first law firms in Germany, we advised clients on the implementation of social gambling in Germany.
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