The leading area of practice for Kosnahan Law is Regulated Online Gambling/e-gaming. Our Managing Director has specialised in this sector for over 10 years having held executive director positions with UK regulated Tier 1 and .com facing B2C business, as well as senior positions as head of legal, head of compliance and data protection officer for B2C sportsbook and casinos and Tier 1 B2B software developers.
This first hand business and practical knowledge enables us to advise clients on all aspects of regulatory and operational matters, particularly under Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission and UK Gambling Commission licences.
If you’re a new start up looking to enter the online gambling sector, or an existing operator looking for additional support or in house counsel, we’re here to help, ensuring you get timely and pragmatic advice.
Aside from securing regulatory licenses in the UK, Isle of Man and further afield, our experience extends to the drafting of 100’s of software licence agreements for B2B software providers and B2C operators requiring content in regulated and non-regulated matters. This includes agreements for sporting and real time match data, data analytics, RNG slots, live dealer casino & table games; bingo & poker, network rules, Mahjong, AML/CFT Compliance software, Responsible Gaming software, ID verification tools and much much more.
Our team has dealt with most of the largest sportsbook data and casino games suppliers on the market and we have a solid understanding of their product offerings and commercial terms.
Within the field of payments, our experience extends to all manner of payment services and providers, including local payment methods and the use of digital currencies for e-gaming.
Having had first hand business experience as PML holders under the UKGC licence regime and approval with the IOMGSC, we assist B2B & B2C business in connection with regulatory and compliance matters under IOMGSC and UKGC licences, specifically: annual regulatory reviews, regulatory inspections (including compliance with AML/CFT legislation, responsible gambling & consumer protection, clearance advice on risk related to promotional campaigns, advertising strategies), compliance with the UKGC’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (“LCCP Rules”), Remote Technical Standards and also BCAP and ASA rules for TV campaigns.
We have experience in drafting specifications and overseeing development of compliance tools for AML/CFT & responsible gaming compliance, as well as assisting operators in dealing with and resolving player complaints and enquires both from players and regulators.
We provide advice and guidance on white label products and agreements for e-gaming, including outsourcing services such as marketing and call centres.
We have experience in negotiating terms, drafting and reviews of hardware agreements for ICT solutions, including managed services, virtualisation services and disaster recovery.
We advise on a full range of Intellectual Property Rights, Sports & Sponsorship deals, commercial partnerships and Domain matters for e-gaming business, ensuring maximum protection and commercial exploitation of client brands.
In summary, we aim to be a one stop shop for advice on all aspects of your regulated online gambling / e-gaming business.
For a personal service and to see how we can assist, please contact us.