Alasdair Lamb

Alasdair Lamb


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Alasdair is an Associate in the Technology & Media department. His expertise includes consumer protection, advertising, and media rights exploitation. He has particular experience advising clients in the gambling sector on a range of commercial and regulatory matters.

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Legal 500, 2019


  • 2013 – M.A., BPP Business School, London
  • 2012 – L.P.C., BPP Law School, London
  • 2011 – G.D.L., The College of Law, London
  • 2010 – B.A., University of Warwick
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Gambling Com­mis­sion pub­lishes new ADR stand­ards for gambling op­er­at­ors
On 1 Oc­to­ber 2018, the Gambling Com­mis­sion pub­lished new guid­ance on al­tern­at­ive dis­pute res­ol­u­tion pro­ced­ures (“ADR”) in the gambling sec­tor (“the 2018 Guid­ance”). The 2018 Guid­ance fol­lows on from the Com­mis­sion’s 2017 re­view of com­plaints pro­cesses in the.
ASA rules against gambling op­er­at­ors for tar­geted in-app ads
On 19 Septem­ber 2018, the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (“ASA”) pub­lished three new rul­ings in which it con­demned Eaton Gate Gam­ing Ltd t/a Kwiff (“Kwiff”) for ir­re­spons­ible ad­vert­ising prac­tices, and also con­demned WHG (In­ter­na­tion­al) Ltd t/a Wil­li­am Hill.
ASA is­sues three new rul­ings on gambling ads
On 12 Septem­ber 2018, the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (“ASA”) pub­lished three rul­ings in re­la­tion to ads for Paddy Power Bet­fair plc t/a Bet­fair Casino (“Bet­fair”), Skill on Net Ltd t/a Play­Ojo (“Play­Ojo”) and Gala In­ter­act­ive (Gibral­tar) Ltd t/a Galas­pins.
Gambling Com­mis­sion launches con­sulta­tion on age and iden­tity veri­fic­a­tion...
On 5 Septem­ber 2018, the Gambling Com­mis­sion launched a pub­lic con­sulta­tion on age and iden­tity veri­fic­a­tion pro­ced­ures in on­line gambling, the latest step in the Com­mis­sion’s on­go­ing ef­fort to ad­dress the harms caused by un­der­age gambling.
ASA rules against Lot­to­land
On 4 Ju­ly 2018, the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (ASA) up­held a com­plaint against EU Lotto Ltd (Lot­to­land) on the basis that an ad­vert on the gambling op­er­at­or’s web­site was mis­lead­ing in breach of rules 3.
Gambling Com­mis­sion im­poses £2m pen­alty pack­age on 32Red
On 20 June 2018, the Gambling Com­mis­sion an­nounced it had reached a reg­u­lat­ory set­tle­ment with 32Red Lim­ited in re­spect of weak­nesses found in its re­spons­ible gambling and anti-money laun­der­ing con­trols.
Gambling Com­mis­sion pub­lishes re­sponse to child and young per­son pro­tec­tion...
On 26 June, the Gambling Com­mis­sion pub­lished its ini­tial re­sponse to the Re­spons­ible Gambling Strategy Board’s (RGSB) re­port on chil­dren, young people and gambling. Whilst the re­sponse pre­dom­in­antly cov­ers fa­mil­i­ar ground – em­phas­ising work already un­der­way.
ASA rules against Cor­al
On 20 June 2018, the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (ASA) up­held a com­plaint against the gambling op­er­at­or Cor­al In­ter­act­ive (Gibral­tar) Ltd, on the basis that three ad­verts on its web­site were par­tic­u­larly likely to ap­peal to chil­dren.
Gambling Com­mis­sion pub­lishes guid­ance on CMA un­der­tak­ings
The Gambling Com­mis­sion has pub­lished its first sub­stan­tial piece of guid­ance re­gard­ing the un­der­tak­ings agreed between the Com­pet­i­tion and Mar­kets Au­thor­ity (CMA) and on­line gambling op­er­at­ors Wil­li­am Hill, PT En­ter­tain­ment, Lad­brokes earli­er this year, and.
ASA rules against and TGP Europe
The Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (ASA) has ruled against two gambling op­er­at­ors - Pro­gress­Play (t/a m88. com) and TGP Europe - in re­spect of games ad­vert­ised on their web­sites which were deemed to be of par­tic­u­lar ap­peal to chil­dren.
ASA rules against Odds­Mon­key
On 2 May 2018 the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (ASA) pub­lished a rul­ing on a web­site ad­vert­ise­ment run by matched bet­ting pro­vider Dot­Net­Pages Ltd (t/a Odds­Mon­key). The ASA found that the ad was mis­lead­ing and in breach of the CAP Code on the basis that.
ASA rules against Poker­Stars
On 4 April 2018 the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (ASA) pub­lished a rul­ing on a tele­vi­sion ad­vert­ise­ment run by In­ter­act­ive Ltd (t/a Poker­Stars). The ASA found that the ad­vert was so­cially ir­re­spons­ible and por­trayed gambling in a con­text of reck­less­ness.