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Jamie Nettleton heads the gambling law practice of Addisons. Both Australian and international businesses rely on Jamie’s expertise to advise on all aspects of gambling operations, including the potential application of gambling law to innovative products and concepts, as well as their investments in gambling businesses.
It is Jamie’s global reputation that sees him sought after to advise gaming machine manufacturers, wagering operators, casinos, social media, online gambling and other gambling and gaming service providers. Jamie’s advice includes licensing, regulatory and compliance issues, sports and racing integrity, consumer, advertising and privacy law issues, and more generally, the potential application of gambling law.
Jamie’s advice to international gambling operators setting up business in Australia extends to the preparation of prospectuses. Jamie works closely with these clients in developing their Australian business strategies, particularly in connection with new technologies. Jamie’s position at the forefront of gambling law saw him elected as president of the International Masters of Gaming Law for 2018 and 2019, and led to his role as a senior fellow at the University of Melbourne as a lecturer in gambling and the law. He has also been ranked as a leading gambling lawyer by Chambers Global every year since 2008.
The proposed amendments to the Interactive Gambling Bill will see a strengthening of provisions against online gaming services, and give greater power to ACMA to enforce regulations, according to a report from Addisons. Earlier this month, the federal government introduced the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 into federal parliament, which is said to be debated […]
The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has announced its program for the 2016 Annual Conference to be held in Sydney, Australia. The event will explore emerging issues affecting gaming regulators, policymakers and industry executives in gambling markets around the world. The event will also bring the IMGL Masterclass series into the Sydney conference week-long […]
International bookmakers in Australia’s wagering sector will find it harder to make money, while the millennials market continue to elude players in the industry. Those were some of the key messages from speakers at the Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia 2016 conference held in Sydney this week. “Consolidation in the wagering sector will continue, with […]
Australian regulators are likely to focus on probity issues in their investigations into Crown Resorts’ operations, although experts don’t expect any major red flags to be raised.
Australia’s booming sports betting market is still seen as being attractive to foreign investors despite the merger of local incumbents Tatts and Tabcorp, which are now expected to dominate the market. Opponents to the merger say the combination will reduce competition in the fastest growing area of the market - online and telephone betting. It also comes hot on the heels of new online gambling legislation, which far from bringing Australia in line with international standards, imposed a more restrictive regime.