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Dolf Segaar

Partner
Advocaat

CMS
Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Netherlands
Languages English, Dutch

Dolf is part of the TMC Group, Sports & Media, at CMS, specialising in matters of Technology, Media and Sport. Dolf has a special interest in sports law and sports-related issues such as governance in sport, sport related litigation, broadcasting & digital media, e-sports and events. He has taken up a number of board functions in sport, both on national and international level. He has published several articles related to sport and is a regular speaker at sports law seminars. In 2015 he was awarded the medal of honour by the Dutch Olympic Committee for his involvement in sport. His client base consists of Dutch premier league clubs, sports federations, sports marketing agencies, event organisers and one of world's largest sports equipment and sports apparel brands.​

Dolf served as member of the board of CMS NL from 2002 to 2016, of which the last 8 years as chairman (managing partner). From 2000 to 2016 he was also member of the executive committee of CMS International.

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The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Education

  • Commercial Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
  • Dutch Law, Utrecht University
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Memberships

  • Association of Sports Law
  • Trade Law Association
  • CMS Executive Committee
  • Media and Communication Law Association
  • Association for Corporate Litigation
  • Board member of the Dutch Anti-Doping Authority
  • Member of the board of the Foundation for Handicapped Athletes
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19/01/2021
Dutch gambling reg­u­lat­or fines Vir­tu­al Coin Gam­ing EUR 600,000
The Dutch gambling au­thor­ity (KSA) re­cently is­sued a ma­jor fine of EUR 500,000 against the Cur­a­cao-li­censed op­er­at­or Vir­tu­al Coin Gam­ing and a sep­ar­ate EUR 100,000 fine against an un­named em­ploy­ee of...
19 January 2021
Dutch gambling reg­u­lat­or fines Vir­tu­al Coin Gam­ing EUR 600,000
The Dutch gambling au­thor­ity (KSA) re­cently is­sued a ma­jor fine of EUR 500,000 against the Cur­a­cao-li­censed op­er­at­or Vir­tu­al Coin Gam­ing and a sep­ar­ate EUR 100,000 fine against an un­named em­ploy­ee of...
21 December 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to on­line gambling law and reg­u­la­tion in Europe
The gambling in­dustry is con­stantly in a state of change. Check out this Ex­pert Guide to see the gambling leg­al land­scape and who to con­tact for any gambling reg­u­lat­ory con­cerns.Al­though this re­source...
16/11/2020
Dutch court al­lows reg­u­lat­or to fine Elec­tron­ic Arts for FIFA loot boxes
In a ground-break­ing de­cision, the Dis­trict Court of The Hag­ue re­cently ruled that the Dutch Gam­ing Au­thor­ity (DGA) was jus­ti­fied in im­pos­ing an ad­min­is­trat­ive or­der with a pen­alty of up to EUR 5 mil­lion...
16 November 2020
Dutch court al­lows reg­u­lat­or to fine Elec­tron­ic Arts for FIFA loot boxes
In a ground-break­ing de­cision, the Dis­trict Court of The Hag­ue re­cently ruled that the Dutch Gam­ing Au­thor­ity (DGA) was jus­ti­fied in im­pos­ing an ad­min­is­trat­ive or­der with a pen­alty of up to EUR 5 mil­lion...
12/11/2020
Con­sulta­tion be­gins for Dutch re­mote gam­ing rules
As re­por­ted in an earli­er art­icle art­icle, the Dutch Re­mote Gam­ing Act is ex­pec­ted to enter in­to force on 1 March 2021. Since the an­nounce­ment of this date, the Dutch Gambling Au­thor­ity (DGA), which...
12 November 2020
Con­sulta­tion be­gins for Dutch re­mote gam­ing rules
As re­por­ted in an earli­er art­icle art­icle, the Dutch Re­mote Gam­ing Act is ex­pec­ted to enter in­to force on 1 March 2021. Since the an­nounce­ment of this date, the Dutch Gambling Au­thor­ity (DGA), which su­per­vises...
23/10/2020
Draft list of li­cence re­quire­ments pub­lished for re­mote gambling op­er­at­ors...
The Re­mote Gambling Act will most likely enter in­to force on March 1, 2021. Fur­ther to the pub­lish­ing of sec­ond­ary le­gis­la­tion earli­er this year, in late Septem­ber the Dutch Gambling Au­thor­ity (DGA)...
23 October 2020
Draft list of li­cence re­quire­ments pub­lished for re­mote gambling op­er­at­ors...
The Re­mote Gambling Act will most likely enter in­to force on March 1, 2021. Fur­ther to the pub­lish­ing of sec­ond­ary le­gis­la­tion earli­er this year, in late Septem­ber the Dutch Gambling Au­thor­ity (DGA)...
11/09/2020
Dutch Re­mote Gambling Act draft sec­ond­ary le­gis­la­tion pub­lished with entry...
A defin­it­ive set of gov­ern­ing le­gis­la­tion is re­cently pub­lished for the Neth­er­land's Re­mote Gambling Act. This le­gis­la­tion has been for­war­ded to the European Com­mis­sion for re­view. After re­ceiv­ing re­sponses...
11 September 2020
Dutch Re­mote Gambling Act draft sec­ond­ary le­gis­la­tion pub­lished with entry...
A defin­it­ive set of gov­ern­ing le­gis­la­tion is re­cently pub­lished for the Neth­er­land's Re­mote Gambling Act. This le­gis­la­tion has been for­war­ded to the European Com­mis­sion for re­view. After re­ceiv­ing re­sponses...
15 April 2020
Top rank­ings CMS in Leg­al 500 EMEA 2020
The on­line edi­tion of The Leg­al 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) 2020 has been pub­lished. Our law­yers are de­scribed as 'ac­cur­ate, quick, flex­ible and know­ledge­able'. CMS is val­ued for its pres­ence...