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Laura Bilinski

Laura Bilinski

Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Laura is an associate in the Technology & Media Department and has particular experience advising clients in the gambling and online retail sectors.

She regularly advises clients on matters concerning gambling law and regulation, and also in respect of marketing and advertising regulation. She has experience drafting various commercial agreements for gambling clients, including software licence agreements and services agreements, and also has experience of drafting consumer-facing terms.

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Relevant experience

  • Regular ad hoc gambling and advertising regulatory advice, including in respect of technical requirements and promotions.
  • Drafting and negotiation of gaming platform agreements.
  • Negotiating sports licence agreements.
  • Advice to gambling start-ups about appropriate company and licensing structure and providing details of the relevant gambling licensing regimes.
  • Various clients – providing advice on free prize draws and sweepstakes to ensure the relevant arrangements are not caught by gambling regulation.
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Education

  • 2017 – Legal Practice Course, University of Sheffield, Sheffield.
  • 2010 – LL.B, University of Sheffield, Sheffield.
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25 February 2021
The ICO’s adtech in­dustry in­vest­ig­a­tion re­sumes
In­tro­duc­tion On 22 Janu­ary 2021, the In­form­a­tion Com­mis­sion­er’s Of­fice (ICO) an­nounced that it was re­sum­ing its in­vest­ig­a­tion in­to the adtech in­dustry, which had fo­cused spe­cific­ally on real time bid­ding...
24 February 2021
The ICO’s adtech in­dustry in­vest­ig­a­tion re­sumes
In­tro­duc­tion On 22 Janu­ary 2021, the In­form­a­tion Com­mis­sion­er’s Of­fice (ICO) an­nounced that it was re­sum­ing its in­vest­ig­a­tion in­to the adtech in­dustry, which had fo­cused spe­cific­ally on real time bid­ding...
08 February 2021
ASA rules that Lad­brokes TV ad showed gambling be­ha­viour that was so­cially...
In­tro­duc­tion On 3 Feb­ru­ary 2021, the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (“ASA”) ruled that an LC In­ter­na­tion­al Ltd t/a Lad­brokes (“Lad­brokes”) video-on-de­mand ad was in breach of rules 16.1 and 16.3.1...
08 February 2021
Gambling Com­mis­sion an­nounces changes to strengthen the pro­tec­tions and...
On the 2 Feb­ru­ary 2021 the Gambling Com­mis­sion an­nounced changes to the Re­mote gambling and soft­ware tech­nic­al stand­ards (RTS), which aim to strengthen the pro­tec­tions and con­trols for con­sumers who use...
10 November 2020
ASA rules that Gala Spins ad ap­pealed to chil­dren
On 28 Oc­to­ber 2020 the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (“ASA”) ruled that an LC In­ter­na­tion­al Ltd t/a Gala Spins (“Gala Spins”) ad was to be banned from ap­pear­ing in its cur­rent form. The ASA...
23 October 2020
CAP launches pub­lic con­sulta­tion on pro­posed re­stric­tions for gambling...
The Com­mit­tees of Ad­vert­ising Prac­tice (“CAP”) has launched a pub­lic con­sulta­tion on pro­pos­als to in­tro­duce new ad­vert­ising guid­ance and rules aimed at pro­tect­ing chil­dren, young people and vul­ner­able...
26 June 2020
Gambling Com­mis­sion pub­lishes re­port on the pro­gress of its In­dustry Chal­lenge
In­tro­duc­tion In Oc­to­ber 2019, the Gambling Com­mis­sion set out three chal­lenges for op­er­at­ors to tackle in or­der to make gambling safer for con­sumers see Law-Now art­icle. The chal­lenges set were on: (i)...
23 June 2020
Gambling Com­mis­sion con­sults on the treat­ment of VIP cus­tom­ers
The Gambling Com­mis­sion has an­nounced that it will be launch­ing a con­sulta­tion in re­la­tion to high value cus­tom­ers (HVCs), also known as VI­Ps. The con­sulta­tion will fo­cus on the chal­lenges that op­er­at­ors’...
23 June 2020
Op­er­at­ors are re­minded not to ac­cept cus­tom­er de­pos­its from cred­it cards...
The Gambling Com­mis­sion has is­sued a re­mind­er to op­er­at­ors that e-wal­lets can­not be used to ac­cept pay­ments from cus­tom­ers un­less op­er­at­ors are sat­is­fied that e-wal­let users can­not top up their ac­counts...
09 June 2020
ASA rules on two LC In­ter­na­tion­al Ads for Lad­brokes and Cor­al
On 3 June 2020, the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (“ASA”) pub­lished rul­ings on two ads by LC In­ter­na­tion­al Lim­ited (“LC In­ter­na­tion­al”), one of which was for Lad­brokes, and the oth­er for Cor­al...
13 May 2020
Gambling Com­mis­sion tight­ens up con­sumer pro­tec­tion dur­ing COV­ID-19 lock­down
Cor­rect as of 12:00 on 13 May 2020. This art­icle is not be­ing main­tained. On 12 May 2020, the Gambling Com­mis­sion re­leased ad­di­tion­al guid­ance for re­mote op­er­at­ors to ad­here to dur­ing the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic...
05 May 2020
Gambling Com­mis­sion An­nounces So­ci­ety Lot­tery Re­forms
On 29 April 2020, the Gambling Com­mis­sion an­nounced that it would be mak­ing changes to an­nu­al lim­its and in­form­a­tion re­quire­ments in re­spect of so­ci­ety lot­ter­ies. The changes fol­low two con­sulta­tions;...