Complementing the content offered by the World Regulatory Briefing on Monday and Tuesday, the IMGL Masterclass returns to ICE to offer an in-depth look into some of the most critical legal questions and challenges in the gambling sector.
IMGL Masterclass Agenda
10:00 - 10:15 ICE opens and welcome
10:15 - 10:30 Opening Remarks
10:30 - 11:20 Safety and Security
With the events in Las Vegas in October, safety and security of facilities have become a paramount concern, similarly with massive hacking events cybersecurity needs now rival physical security issues. This panel will address both physical and cyber security issues that are critical to the future of the industry.
11:20 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:20 Gaming and Media
All too often, gaming has had a bad reputation in the mainstream and now social media. This panel will address the legal structures involved in active media policies (to improve the image), responsive media issues (to address events and threats) and how to ensure that regulatory compliance is assured in all media strategies.
12:40-13:20 Social Responsibility
As gaming has expanded globally, social responsibility has become an ever increasing concern and vulnerability. This panel will address the new legal and regulatory structures in social responsibility and not just on the traditional problem gambling category.
13:30-14:20 Important Developments
Events, new jurisdictions, significant regulatory changes: they occur constantly and often with little notice. This panel will address the most important and breaking developments across Europe and the globe.
14:30-15:20 Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
The gaming arena was an early convert to blockchains (especially Bitcoin) but events and the market have dramatically expanded. This panel will discuss the new and expanding issues in this area such as KYC, liquidity and the always pending (and threatened) regulation.
15:30-16:15 Affiliate Saga
How will regulators deal with suppliers and affiliates. This panel will address the new trends in regulation which are creating shifting burdens for compliance for operators, suppliers and affiliates across different jurisdictions.