WOGLR: Germany’s legal framework after the Carmen Media case

By Dr. Wulf Hambach and Dr. Michael Hettich, published in WOGLR, January 2011 issue 1

A number of European Court of Justice rulings – in particular, the Carmen Media case – have changed the legal basis for Germany’s gambling ban and could possibly pave the way for the end of the German Interstate Treaty on Gambling. Dr. Wulf Hambach and Dr. Michael Hettich, of Hambach and Hambach, discuss the different cases and their impact on Germany’s regulatory gambling framework.

The Carmen Media case The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on 8 September 2010 on eight preliminary rulings referred by German administrative courts.


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