iGB Webinar: iGaming in Spain - Europe's Next Big Market

Event Type:Webinar
When:14 July 2011
Where:Online - Pacific Standard Time
Audience:Online Gaming, Affiliate
Event Organizer:iGaming Business

In this webinar Mr. Albert Agustinoy Guilayn, Senior Associate from Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira will provide an insight into the iGaming Spanish market, specifically:

  • Analysis of the main features of the new Spanish Gambling Act including (among other issues): definition of the concept of gambling; description of the licenses to be required in order to operate online gambling activities in Spain; general requirements to be fulfilled in order to operate a Spanish online gambling business; advertising and sponsorship regime; general tax regime; etc.
  • Description of the transitory period set forth in the Act in order to allow operators switching to the new regulatory framework without getting into a “black-out” situation: scope and timeline of this interim period; duties to be fulfilled by the operators during it in order to avoid enforcement actions.
  • Review of the regulatory developments to be approved in order to shape up the new legal Spanish framework: games to be initially approved; legal, financial and technical requirements to be fulfilled by the applicant operators; procedures applying to the application and granting of licenses; etc.
  • Likely time schedule and major milestones for the full entry into force of the new legal environment.