VMW Taxand shareholder Justin Franssen preserved a band 1 ranking in the category “Gaming and Gambling” in Chambers Global Edition 2012 for the fifth consecutive year. His international work is recognized by Chambers Global: “Justin Franssen works closely with his fellow European experts on pan-regional issues. He recently achieved a landmark decision allowing Betfair to compete for Dutch licences that is likely to have ripple effects in the wider market.”
Gaming, Sports & Entertainment at VMW Taxand
VMW Taxand is the only law firm in the Netherlands with a specialized multidisciplinary practice group dedicated to advising and litigating on behalf of the international gaming and gambling sector. The gaming focus has recently expanded to include sports and entertainment. Justin Franssen heads the Gaming, Sports & Entertainment practice group which also consists of Marjan Olfers, Frank Tolboom and Alan Littler.
Dr. Marjan Olfers specializes in litigation and advising clients on sports, media and events law. and attorney Frank Tolboom concentrates on advising clients active in the gaming sector on all operational and regulatory aspects of their businesses. Gaming lawyer Dr. Alan Littler is involved with Dutch and European developments in the field.
The team has a deep understanding of the fast-moving and dynamic gaming business and recognises the on-going convergence of gambling, (social) gaming, media and sports.
With their legal experience, specialised knowledge and commercial understanding of the industry they offer their clients practical and effective solutions. Above all, VMW Taxand provides a full range of services in response to the regulatory, commercial, tax, technical, and operational issues facing its clients.
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