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Stadler Völkel Attorneys at Law is pleased to be part of the "Austrian Gaming & Betting Conference" on May 16, 2018 at the Hotel Vienna South - Hilton Garden Inn.

The topic of the first day of the conference is "Blockchain: fields of application & business models". Lorenz Marek, LL.M., Andreas Pfeil, LL.M. and Dr. Oliver Völkel,LL.M. from Stadler Völkel Attorneys at Law will speak on the legal framework in Austria. The second day starts with a legal update, followed by the topics "Betting Law in Austria" and "Fantasy & E-Sports ". The event closes with its final focus, the "Blockchain: a technology between hype and reality". Andreas Petersson, Dr. Arthur Stadler and Paul Polterauer are going to explains how the new technology works, what advantages and disadvantages it entails and finaly how cryptocurrencies are applied in the online betting and gaming sector.

Further Speakers are inter alia Dr. Raffaela Zillner, LL.M. (General Secretary of the Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling); Mag. Claus Retschitzegger (President of the Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling); Dr. Walter Schwartz (SHMP Schwartz Huber-Medek Pallitsch Rechtsanwälte OG); Jürgen Irsigler (CEO Admiral Sportwetten; Vice President, Austrian Bookmaker Association); Dr. Andreas Huber (Huber Lawfirm); Mag. Nicholas Aquilina (Associate, Brandl & Talos Rechtsanwälte GmbH); Dr. Günther Leissler, LL.M. (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH).

The conference program can be found at https://www.imh.at/veranstaltungen/seminar/wettforum-austrian-gaming-and-betting-conference/. On the right side of the opening page you will also find the button for registration.