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Laura Bilinski

Associate

Contact
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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14/07/2022
CMS Me­dia Up­date Morn­ing
Our pop­u­lar Me­dia Up­date Morn­ing re­turns.We are de­lighted that this ses­sion will be our first in per­son me­dia event since be­fore the pan­dem­ic and we are very ex­cited to see you all. Please do come early...
23/03/2022
ASA rules that Paddy Power ra­dio ad is mis­lead­ing due to un­clear present­a­tion...
On 9 March 2022, the Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (ASA) ruled against PPB Coun­ter­party Ser­vices Ltd (trad­ing as Paddy Power), find­ing that ma­ter­i­al in­form­a­tion cus­tom­ers re­quire in or­der to make an...
27/10/2021
North­ern Ire­land gambling laws are a step closer to be­ing up­dated
Last month, the Bet­ting, Gam­ing, Lot­ter­ies and Amuse­ments (Amend­ment) Bill entered the North­ern Ire­land As­sembly and passed through the first stage to be­com­ing law. If it comes in­to force, the Bill will...
01/09/2021
Up­date on gambling ad­vert­ising con­sulta­tion
Fol­low­ing a con­sulta­tion, which was aimed at re­spond­ing to the find­ings of the GambleAware Fi­nal Syn­thes­is Re­port, the Com­mit­tee of Ad­vert­ising Prac­tice (CAP) and the Broad­cast Com­mit­tee of Ad­vert­ising...
09/07/2021
ASA rules that Lad­brokes TV ad was so­cially ir­re­spons­ible
In­tro­duc­tion The Ad­vert­ising Stand­ards Au­thor­ity (ASA) ruled on 7 Ju­ly 2021 that a TV ad for LC In­ter­na­tion­al Ltd t/a Lad­brokes de­pic­ted gambling be­ha­viour that was so­cially ir­re­spons­ible, and there­fore...
25/06/2021
ASA finds that ‘The Goon­ies’ jack­pot ad does not breach ad­vert­ising rules
In­tro­duc­tion LC In­ter­na­tion­al Ltd t/a Lad­brokes pro­moted a paid-for Face­book ad, which re­ferred to the film “The Goon­ies”. The ASA re­ceived a com­plaint about the ad, which was seen on 31 March 2021...
15/06/2021
Gov­ern­ment an­nounces that gambling li­cence fees will in­crease
The UK gov­ern­ment has an­nounced that an­nu­al li­cence fees for on­line gambling op­er­at­ors will be in­creased by 55% from 1 Oc­to­ber 2021. The change was set out in the gov­ern­ment’s re­sponse to a con­sulta­tion...
20/04/2021
What the High Court sum­mary judg­ment in the Green V Bet­fred case means...
Case Sum­mary and Ana­lys­is: An­drew Green v Pet­fre (Gibral­tar) Ltd (t/a Bet­fred) The Facts On 26 Janu­ary 2018, Mr An­drew Green played a game called 'Frankie Det­tor­i's Ma­gic Sev­en Black­jack' on Bet­fred’s...
16/04/2021
CMS ad­vises Panason­ic Europe on sale of AD­Comms
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Panason­ic Europe B.V (Panason­ic) on the sale of AD­Comms, a spe­cial­ist in solu­tions and ser­vices to op­er­at­ors of mis­sion-crit­ic­al in­fra­struc­ture with­in the UK rail...
25/02/2021
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...
24/02/2021
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...
08/02/2021
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...