TIME Law News 1 | 2015

Latest developments in German and International Law of the TIME-Industries Telecommunication – IT – Media & Entertainment Content: The EC´s Recommendation on Consumer Protection Law-Games: Poker-Players Acquitted and Online-Casino-Players Convicted – What applies to Online-Players? German Federal Court: Betting as Sales Promotion not illegal Gambling DVTM announces Hambach & Hambach as a new member In-House…


WOGLR: The EC’s recommendations on consumer protection

Published by Dr. Wulf Hambach and Dr. Alan Littler in World Online Gambling Law Report (WOGLR) issue January 2015 p. 12 The European Commission (the ‘EC’) released recommendations regarding consumer protection in the online gambling industry in July 2014 – a measure that is very distinct from its powers to regulate competition in the European…