DCMS Joint Guidance - An Overview and Interpretation

13 March 2006

Hilary Stewart Jones and Tom Lippiett from the U.K. law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP last week put together this interpretative note on the new guidance on advertising by remote gaming operators issued by the UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Gambling Commission.

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This article is available to IGN readers courtesy of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, a full service law firm with a deep understanding of the remote gambling sector and a provider of services to companies operating in the industry.

About the Authors

Tom Lippiett specializes in commercial contracts and betting and gaming law. Tom has drafted commercial contracts for companies, including Tesco and RAC, and has advised betting and gaming companies on terms and conditions, contracts and regulatory issues. Tom has also spent time on secondment as a legal advisor at RAC.

Hilary Stewart Jones has extensive experience in the betting and gaming sector, including international betting and gaming compliance as well as new betting and gaming products, particularly on-line. Her experience in this sector also extends to mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, software licensing, joint venture and broadcast activity. Hilary is reported in Chambers and Partners 2005 as "diligent, amusing and right at the top of her field," to add to this Hilary has been chosen as "Gaming Lawyer of the Year 2005" by World Online Gambling Law Report.