Future Horizons: eSummit 2034 – Charting the next decade for Gibraltar & the Gaming Industry

We will be gathering in Gibraltar for our annual eSummit on 27 June 2024 at what is expected to be an exciting time for the jurisdiction, with key regulatory and statutory developments agreed and enacted.

We are delighted that host regulator Andrew Lyman will be joined this year by his counterparts from the UK and Crown Dependencies’ gaming regulators, for a panel discussion which will explore the challenges and priorities they share as custodians of the industry.

Our breakout room programme will continue to provide concise impactful insights on key topics for the industry, whilst in the main room summit favourites such as the M&A session and the ever-popular operator panel will feature once more.

As we did last year, we will be running a pre-summit DEI seminar in collaboration with Global Gaming Women – look out for registration details for #WeAllWantToPlay seminar on 26 June coming soon.

You can register now for the eSummit - as both delegate numbers and hotel capacity will be limited, we would encourage early registration using the link below:

Main Room Agenda

    Main Room  
  Time Speaker(s) Topic 
  9:00 Registration Breakfast sponsored by TBC
ISOLAS 9:30 Stephanie Beavis (KPMG) Opening Remarks
9:35 The Hon. Nigel Feetham (Government of Gibraltar) Conference Opening
9:50 The Hon Albert Isola CBE Gibraltar Reflections
  Peter Montegriffo KC  
  Peter Isola  
  Sir Peter Caruana, KCMG KC  
  10:45 Coffee Sponsored by Wiggin
  11:15 Ivor Jones (Peel Hunt) Global Market View
11:30 Moderator: Ivor Jones (Peel Hunt) M&A in the Sector (The Legal Perspective)
  Stuart McMaster (Mishcon de Reya)  
  David McLeish (Wiggin)  
  Steven Caetano (ISOLAS)  
  Andrew Montegriffo (Hassans)   
12:00 Moderator: Ivor Jones M&A in the Sector (The Operator Perspective)
  Robin Chhabra (Tekkorp Capital)  
  Vaughan Lewis (888 William Hill)  
  Anna Kutsenko (KPMG UK)  
    Dominic Mansour (Buzz Bingo)  
  12:30 Lunch Sponsored by ISOLAS
Hassans 13:30 Andrew Lyman (Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner) Gibraltar Welcome
13:45 Andrew Rhodes (GB Gambling Commission)
GB Gambling Commission Briefing
14:15 Moderator:  Regulator Panel
  Jeremie Kanter (Continent 8)  
  Andrew Lyman (Gibraltar)  
  Steve Brennan (Isle of Man)  
  Andrew Gellatly (Alderney)  
  Dr Jason Lane (Jersey)  
  Sarah Gardner (UK, GB Gambling Commission)
  15:00 Coffee  
  15:30 Bill Robinson, Economist Long-term Future of Gambling Regulation
  16:00 Moderator:  Industry Leaders Panel
    Micky Swindale (KPMG)  
     John O'Reilly (Rank)  
    William Woodhams (Fitzdares)  
    Neil Banbury (Kindred)  
    Grainne Hurst (Entain)  
    Irina Cornides (Pragmatic)  
  16:50 Will Hawkley (KPMG) KPMG Thank You
  17:00 Drinks Sponsored by Gibtelecom

Breakout Room Agenda



Breakout Room  - Sponsored by Hassans









Breakfast sponsored by TBC




Sponsored by Wiggin



Rab Grewal (GB Gambling Commission)

Market Insight from the GB Gambling Commission


Power presentations:


Bethan Lloyd (Wiggin)


Jaideep Mehta (Rzolut)

Leveraging AI for more effective compliance and risk management


Tom Whitton (Mishcon de Reya)

New market entry and new regulatory requirements


Mariana Cuervo Garcia (KPMG Gibraltar)

New technologies and trends in the gambling industry






Sponsored by ISOLAS



Justin Cosnett, Continent 8 Technologies

US Cyber Security Regulation


Anna Buhler (Hassans)








Jo Abergel (Rock Learning)

Combating Gambling Addiction Inside the Industry




Sponsored by Gibtelecom

With thanks to our sponsors

To help make strategic decisions when considering, analysing and evaluating online gaming markets.

With more than 79 offices in over 47 countries and 5,000+ lawyers worldwide, CMS offers deep local market understanding with a global perspective. We are focused on building strong relationships with our clients, our people, our industry sectors and wider communities.

As a Future Facing firm we take a bold, dynamic and agile approach helping clients of every size face the future with confidence. We have an immense depth of understanding of the sectors in which we operate and our lawyers are genuine experts in their fields. They are, able to advise on current challenges, as well as anticipate those on the horizon that are likely to shape the future.

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Our deep knowledge of the gambling sector allows us to advise our clients on how to recognise, protect and optimise their opportunities within this shifting landscape. Our gambling practice comprises lawyers drawn from across the firm, including our Commercial & Regulatory, Corporate, Tax, Dispute Resolution, Financial Services, EU & Competition and Intellectual Property practices and our expertise extends to all gambling products including betting, gaming, lotteries, prize competitions and promotions, both remote and land-based.


Founded over 25 years ago, Continent 8 Technologies is an award-winning, multi-jurisdictional, global network solutions provider that connects, manages, and secures a company’s most valuable information.

We power many of the biggest brands in online gaming, as well as companies in the finance, payment processing and public services industries.

We have data centres and points of presence in 100+ connected locations across four continents and are growing monthly.

Our customers benefit from continued investment in advanced data centres, high quality networks and one of the best global teams in the business.

We believe in delivering solutions to today’s technology and infrastructure challenges, by providing a comprehensive foundation of connectivity, a trusted layer of managed services encompassed in a critical layer of security. Experienced in navigating the intricate world of heavily regulated industries, we have augmented our offering most recently with compliance solutions, specifically geoloc8, powered by Radar, a geofencing platform built for the regulated gaming industry.

With multiple centres of excellence around the world, all connected onto a global private network backbone, Continent 8 provides a truly global service capability, with a local and customised approach.

Continent 8 has invested significantly in Gibraltar both in terms of infrastructure and a dedicated team on the ground. Our highly secure data centre is uniquely located within the Rock of Gibraltar. The Continent 8-owned and built, ex-United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD) facility, is the most secure and well-equipped hosting centre in the jurisdiction. A comprehensive suite of services and solutions are available from our Gibraltar data centre, ranging from traditional co-location and fully managed Cloud infrastructure solutions to a full suite of cybersecurity products.

We provision unparalleled High Availability IP Transit and MPLS services in Gibraltar. We achieve a high level of resiliency and performance not normally available from local providers.

In 2021, we launched our flexible and scalable Public Cloud solution in Gibraltar, responding to changing market conditions and the demand for innovation in infrastructure by Gibraltar businesses.

Continent 8 Technologies

Games Global is a leading supplier of unique and innovative iGaming content. With a proprietary catalogue comprising of 1,300 games, a record-breaking progressive jackpot network, 40 studios, and a world-class distribution channel servicing some 650 global gaming brands, Games Global delivers force and direction to online gaming, bringing together the industry’s biggest and brightest stars.

Games Global

Gibraltar Finance is the platform for the promotion of Gibraltar’s vibrant financial services sector, ensuring that Gibraltar effectively communicates its position as an international finance centre of excellence. Gibraltar Finance acts as a conduit to attract investment to Gibraltar.

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Gibraltar offers a well-regulated, transparent jurisdiction where financial services are supported by a modern environment with high-quality infrastructure and which provides access to financial markets. To these strengths, Gibraltar adds an enviable choice of highly-qualified experts providing professional services to investors and entrepreneurs, a well-respected, innovative and robust regulatory system, and a stable, democratic political system that fully supports financial services as the one of the foremost sectors of Gibraltar’s buoyant economy.

Gibraltar Finance

Gibtelecom provides customers with best-in-breed data centre facilities, managed solutions and cloud services, coupled with the fast and highly resilient global network connections needed by todays internationally connected organisations.

Gibtelecom has worked very closely with the gaming industry in Gibraltar for over a decade to become a globally connected provider that can meet operators’ growing bandwidth and technology needs, and during this time has developed tailored solutions specifically for the industry. It operates cloud hubs and hosting facilities in Gibraltar, London, Malta, Dublin, Singapore, Malaysia and Brazil and continues to expand its international network and product portfolio with additional Points of Presence (PoPs) planned in LATAM coming online in 2024. The backbone of its global private network is built on the solid foundations of the Europe India Gateway (EIG) stretching from London to Mumbai with onward connections to locations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

Products & Services:

  • Infrastructure
  • Cloud Solutions: Private, public and hybrid cloud
  • Cloud Connect to hyperscale providers
  • Back-up as a Service
  • Co-location & Data Centre Services
  • Connectivity solutions
  • Business communications solutions
  • Managed Security


Hassans was founded in 1939 and is the largest law and fiduciary firm in Gibraltar. It is an internationally recognised firm which offers dynamic and proactive client service in an environment committed to sustainable business, technology and innovation.

Hassans are trusted advisers to clients both locally and overseas who seek legal guidance in a fast-moving, multi-jurisdictional world. Though rooted in Gibraltar, the firm has an international clientele in key jurisdictions around the world, including the US, the UK, Israel and Europe with many assignments involving cross-border advice and major multinationals, banks and building societies.

Over the last 18 years, Gibraltar has grown rapidly to become a first-class, internationally renowned hub for the online gambling and e-commerce industry. The team at Hassans consists of Peter Montegriffo KC, Andrew Montegriffo and Louise Federico. They have advised many of the industry’s leading operators such as Entain, William Hill, Bet365 and 888 amongst others. The team provides a full range of commercial and regulatory advice, including setting up operations in Gibraltar and listings. The team was also heavily involved in assisting the Gibraltar Government and industry in reviewing the current gambling legislation and identifying areas for reform.

Contact number
00 350 20079000

Social media links
twitter: @gibraltarlaw
facebook: hassansgibraltar
linkedin: hassans


Gibraltar's longest established law firm and a leader in online gaming/gambling legal services.

ISOLAS was established over 130 years ago in 1892, making it the longest established law firm in Gibraltar. ISOLAS is today proud to be considered one of the leading law firms in Gibraltar. ISOLAS is consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the market by all the major international directories, and is a Band 1 leading law firm as ranked by Chambers and Partners.

Our focus is on our interaction with the client which we strongly believe forms the basis of our success in establishing long-term relationships. The commerciality of the advice that we provide, close attention to cost considerations, our professional network in Gibraltar and beyond, as well as our dedication to leveraging information technology solutions for the benefit of the client, make for a compelling package of advantages over our competition in the local marketplace.

Our experience in the Fintech/cryptocurrency space, online gaming, gambling and e-commerce legal services marketplace is second to none, with the expertise, network and commercial approach to help your business survive and thrive.

ISOLAS, at the top of our game since 1892


The Mishcon de Reya Group is an independent international professional service business with law at its heart, employing over 1450 people with close to 670 lawyers. Central to the Group is Mishcon de Reya LLP with a collection of leading consultancy businesses that complement the firm's legal services.

Mishcon de Reya LLP is based in London, Oxford, Cambridge, Singapore and Hong Kong (through its association with Karas So LLP). The firm services an international community of clients and provides advice in situations where the constraints of geography often do not apply. Its work is cross-border, international and complex, spanning six core practice areas: Corporate; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Innovation; Private; and Real Estate.

The firm has a dedicated Betting & Gaming Group of lawyers, recognised as experts within the gambling sector with significant experience advising operators on M&A, regulatory and compliance, AML, cyber security, data protection, trade mark and brand protection, sponsorship, affiliate marketing, sports law, dispute resolution, IP and reputation management. The group also provides specialist advice on eSports, crypto-currencies, blockchain and AI. The Mishcon Betting and Gaming team is ranked in the top tier in both Chambers and Partners and Legal500.

The Mishcon de Reya Group includes consultancy businesses MDR Brand Management, MDR Cyber, MDR Discover, MDR Mayfair (in London, Singapore and Dubai), MDR One, MDRi, and MDRx as well as the Mishcon Academy, its in-house place of learning and platform for thought leadership.

Mishcon de Reya

We are dedicated to leveraging cutting-edge AI technology and deep domain knowledge to provide actionable insights for customers across the spectrum. Our mission is to emerge as the top-choice wholesale data utility through strategic partnerships and alliances.

We specialize in data management, particularly in risk and compliance, diligently addressing crucial areas such as KYC, TPRM, and acquisitions. Through our advanced technology platforms, we seamlessly integrate data solutions with risk management strategies, ensuring optimal outcomes for our partners. Our customers take advantage of our world class RZOLUT Screening, RZOLUT Diligence and RZOLUT Monitor platforms to create visibility and take control of the entire counter party lifecycle.

Led by a seasoned team with global experience in AML, forensics, investigations, and data analytics, we have developed robust data assets including PEP and sanctions databases. Our track record includes successfully managing KYC/TM operations for numerous banks worldwide, coupled with regulatory compliance expertise gained through collaboration with FIUs and regulatory bodies. By implementing state-of-the-art ML & AI technologies, we empower our clients to stay ahead in the dynamic landscape of risk management and compliance.

Wiggin is a leading global law firm advising on the international operation of betting and gaming. We offer full-service, sector-focussed support for all forms of betting, gaming, lotteries and competitions.

Our team have unrivalled regulatory, commercial and M&A expertise - many of our lawyers are ranked as leading individuals in both UK and worldwide legal directories and we are the largest specialist betting & gaming practice in the UK.

We assist all businesses whatever their function in the gambling ecosystem on all their day-to-day legal, regulatory and compliance requirements, as well as working on complex projects and strategic advisory matters. Outside our core gambling team, our tax, technology, advertising, consumer law, brand protection, litigation, data protection, employment and property specialists regularly advise gambling businesses on all aspects of their business.

Our role as leading advisers to the global gambling industry’s largest players requires us to understand national and international laws and regulations like no other practice. Our services are backed up by many years of extensive industry experience and by one of the world’s largest teams of specialist lawyers dedicated to the full-time practice of gambling law on an international basis.

Twitter - @WigginLLP
Contact - gambling@wiggin.co.uk


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