From our office in the Isle of Man, the leading area of practice for Kosnahan Law is Regulated Online Gambling/e-gaming. Our team has specialised in this sector for over 15 years. This includes in-house senior legal & compliance positions with UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) regulated Tier 1 licensed operators and Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission (IOMGSC) regulated .com licensed operators.
Taking this first-hand in-house knowledge to the private sector enables our team to offer through Kosnahan Law direct legal advice & consultancy services to clients on all aspects of regulatory and operational matters, particularly under IOMGSC and UKGC licences.
If you’re looking to enter the online gambling sector, or an existing operator looking for additional legal support or in-house counsel, we’re here to help, ensuring you get timely and pragmatic advice.
Aside from successfully 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 software providers and B2C operators across regulated and non-regulated commercial matters. This includes agreements for sporting and real time match data, data analytics, RNG slots, live dealer casino & table games; bingo & poker products, network rules, Mahjong, AML/CFT Compliance software, Responsible Gaming software, ID verification tools and much much much more.
Our team has dealt with most of the largest sportsbook data and casino games suppliers on the market. We have a solid understanding of their product offerings and commercial terms, which assists when drafting and negotiating deals for clients.
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 both as PML holders under the UKGC licence regime and key person approval from the IOMGSC, we assist B2B & B2C e-gaming business in connection with regulatory and compliance matters under IOMGSC and UKGC licences. This includes legal advice & consultancy services regarding: Annual regulatory reviews, Regulatory investigations (specifically compliance with AML/CFT legislation; Responsible gambling; Consumer protection legislation; Clearance advice on risk related to promotional campaigns; Advertising strategies and more); 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 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 direct 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 Name matters for e-gaming business, ensuring maximum protection and commercial exploitation of client brands.
In summary, our Isle of Man legal team aims to be a one stop shop for advice on all aspects of your regulated UKGC and IOMGSC online gambling / e-gaming business.
For a personal service and to see how we can assist, please contact us.