25.11.2019
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By Prof. Dr. Hans Kudlich and Dr. Bernd Berberich, published in NStZ 11/2019, S. 633 ff. A. Hinführung und Fragestellung Zu den Themen, die mit der rasanten Ausweitung der Nutzung des Internets seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre (neben derjenigen der Providerverantwortlichkeit1) relativ rasch in den Mit-telpunkt des Interesses gerückt sind, bis heute aber Fragen aufwerfen,…

29.08.2019
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iGamingBusiness: No changes to German State Treaty following EC criticism

Pubilshed on www.igamingbusiness.com The state of Nordrhein-Westfalen claims criticism of the third amended State Treaty on Gambling by the European Commission will not lead to any major changes to the wording of the legislation. Earlier this week it emerged that EC general director Lowri Evans had cast doubt as to how effective the Treaty would be in channeling operators…

25.07.2019
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ZfWG: Aktive behördliche Duldung schließt als hinreichende strafrechtliche Legitimationsbasis den Tatbestand des § 284 Abs.1 StGB aus

By Dr. Bernd Berberich, Hambach & Hambach Law Firm, published in ZfWG 3/14, p. 312 f Summary Due to the administrative-accessory nature of Sec. 284 Par.1 German Criminal Code (Strafgesetzbuch ‘StGB’), also an active forbearance by the competent authority can unfold a sufficient administrative legal basis. To this extent, it is to be examined from…

01.06.2019
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LTO: Kein Zocken ohne Risiko

By Claus Hambach, LL.M., published at Legal Tribune Online Online-Spieler können ihre Verluste nicht einfach bei den Banken zurückfordern, denn Banken haften nicht grundsätzlich für illegales Online-Glücksspiel, das hat das OLG München klargestellt. Die Länder müssen endlich einheitliche… (…) This article is only available in German, the complete article can be found at www.lto.de

27.03.2019
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iGaming Business: Land Ahoy! But only just…

Written by Dr Wulf Hambach, Dr Stefan Bolay and Dr Stefanie Fuchs, Hambach & Hambach for iGamingBusiness.com Last week’s Minister-President Conference saw Germany make a decisive move towards a total overhaul of the country’s gambling regulations following years of legal disputes and failed progress. Wulf Hambach, Stefan Bolay and Stefanie Fuchs of leading German law…

22.03.2019
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iGaming Business: Germany ratifies Third State Treaty on Gambling

The Minister-Presidents of Germany’s 16 federal states have ratified the third amended State Treaty on Gambling, paving the way for operators to apply for sports betting licences in the market, while Schleswig-Holstein will be allowed to run its own, liberal regulatory regime. This article originally appeared on iGamingBusiness.com on March 21. To read the whole…

13.03.2019
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CalvinAyre.com: Germany’s Dr. Patrick Sensburg: Grey market is no good for anyone

Gambling regulations have been hard to get straight in Germany, largely due to complications of the political system there. To help us understand their struggle, Dr. Patrick Sensberg, a member of the German Parliament since 2009 representing Hochsauerlandkreis in North Rhine-Westphalia, joined Becky Liggero to explain the situation. (…) Please read the full article and…