Sport and Gambling 2011 in central London

Thursday September 15,2011 : CONFERENCE CORNER
Two dates for your diaries
September 29 will see the start of Sport and Gambling 2011 in central London, providing both gambling operators and sports organisations with an in-depth and up-to-the-minute understanding of the fast-paced, complex legal and regulatory structure that underpins their relationship. 
Sports rights, betting rights, advertising and combating corruption are just some of the key issues that will be addressed by a team of expert speakers that includes:
•    Nick Tofiluk, Director of Regulation – Gambling Commission
•    Huw Roberts, Legal Counsel – IAAF
•    Simon Taylor, General Secretary – Professional Players Federations (PPF)
•    Andy Cunningham, Head of Integrity – Betfair
•    Paul Scotney, Director of Integrity Services and Licensing – British Horseracing Authority
•    Will Lambe, Head of External Affairs – British Horseracing Authority
•    Cécile Thomas-Trophime, Head of Sports Department – ARJEL
•    Barry Johnston, International PR Manager – Sport+Markt
•    David Folker, General Manager – Football DataCo
•    Andrew Danson, Representative – European Sponsorship Association
•    Nick Fitzpatrick, Partner – DLA Piper
•    John Wilks, Partner – DLA Piper
•    Stephen Ketteley, Partner – DLA Piper
•    Andy Brown, Editor – World Sports Law Report
•    Rick Parry, Chairman – Sports Betting Integrity Panel
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On 27 October, again at a central London location, the Gambling Payments Intensive 2011 conference will take place.
Online gambling is the subject of much controversy internationally, as are the associated payments systems and operators. Online gaming and payments systems are notoriously difficult to regulate and, as a result, are subject to intense scrutiny.
The recent ‘Black Friday’ events in the US and their impact on payment processors, internet gaming operators and governments worldwide – most notably France and Alderney – illustrate the interdependence between payments systems and internet gambling operators, and highlight the need for a clear, consistent approach to online gambling payment regulation.
The Gambling Payments Intensive will provide comprehensive and global coverage of issues affecting the gambling payments industry on business, regulatory and financial levels, and address the challenges authorities face when attempting to regulate them.
Confirmed speakers so far:
•    Darren Hodder, Director – Fraud Consulting Ltd
•    Marcos el Charif, Senior Commercial Associate – Harris Hagan
•    Bartosz Andruzaniec, Senior Associate –  Allen & Overy
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