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Christopher Büller

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Name: Christopher Büller
Date registered: July 25, 2013

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Latest posts

  1. Sweden: Amendments to the Swedish gambling legislation — January 25, 2017
  2. Sweden: Member State referred to the Court of Justice of the EU — October 21, 2014
  3. Sweden: The Swedish government has requested more time from the European Commission — March 17, 2014
  4. Sweden: Latest development regarding the review of the Swedish gambling legislation — February 14, 2014
  5. Sweden: The Swedish Gambling Authority takes action against links to foreign based online gambling operators — October 3, 2013

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Sweden: Amendments to the Swedish gambling legislation

Only months before the investigator appointed by the Swedish Government is scheduled to present his proposal for the introduction of a licensing system in Sweden, changes are made to the current Swedish gambling legislation.

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Sweden: Member State referred to the Court of Justice of the EU

On October 16, 2014, the European Commission referred Sweden to the Court of Justice of the EU (EJC) in two cases in relation to Swedish legislation for gambling services. Read the rest of this entry »

Sweden: The Swedish government has requested more time from the European Commission

For many years, the Swedish government has effectively applied stall tactics to delay the inevitable review of the Swedish gambling regime. Now, despite the European Commission’s threat of legal actions in November 2013, Sweden has requested even more time to address the issues with the Swedish gambling legislation.

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Sweden: Latest development regarding the review of the Swedish gambling legislation

By 30 November 2014, a governmentally appointed investigator shall present his or her view on the necessary amendments of the Swedish prohibition against the promotion of unlicensed gambling. In addition, the investigator has been instructed to review an alternative system for injunctions.

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Sweden: The Swedish Gambling Authority takes action against links to foreign based online gambling operators

By Björn Collste and Christopher Büller, Advokatfirma DLA Nordic

The Swedish Gambling Authority has issued injunctions under the penalty of a fine of SEK 45,000 per day against the Swedish newspapers Aftonbladet and Expressen, claiming that the newspapers’ links to foreign based gambling sites constitutes unlawful promotion of foreign lotteries.

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