The Chambers Guides have been ranking top law firms and lawyers since 1990, assessing qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients. Jeff Ifrah notes that Chambers’ researchers and editors conduct in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients, and consider information submitted by law firms, to put together a comprehensive view of the best attorneys and law firms in jurisdictions around the globe.
For Jeff Ifrah, this marks the sixth year that the respected lawyer has been named in the category of White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Washington, D.C.), and his second year of being ranked nationally in the area of Gaming & Licensing Law.
Jeff Ifrah and Michelle Cohen, two prominent lawyers from Washington DC’s acclaimed law firm Ifrah Law, will be speaking at the Winter conference of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS). Together, they were invited to Florida for the January event, where they will discuss the legal issues among online Skill-Based Games and Fantasy Sports. The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States hosts bi-annual conferences that include a select group of expert practitioners from the industry to present trends and information to legislators from all over the country. It is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets regularly to discuss topics regarding Internet gaming. Having become a highly contentious issue in recent years, the NCLGS holds a vital role as a proactive participant in educating legislators of the effects and potential problems and solutions that arise through the multi-billion-dollar industry.
In the closing part of the first day of GiGse, Jessica Feil will moderate a panel containing Pennsylvania Gaming Control’s director of licensing and a chairman from Forest County Potawatomi. The three presenters will direct the conversation meant to give attendees a viewpoint on current and future legislation that is independent from industry insiders and their clientele. Touching upon all fifty states, they will deliver comprehensive knowledge of each government’s understanding on various gaming channels, clarify how current regulations are affecting companies, and help shape an idea of what the Trump administration will mean to the future of the industry. Also, on the second day of GiGse, Feil will act as a judge on the Launchpad panel, a Shark Tank-style contest where five new businesses will present their ideas to the GiGse audience.
At the conclusion of the first day of GiGse, Jessica Feil will moderate a panel comprising Pennsylvania Gaming Control’s director of licensing and a chairman from Forest County Potawatomi. The trio will lead a discussion meant to give attendees a viewpoint on current and future legislation that is neutral from industry insiders and their clientele. Covering all fifty states, they will offer their insights of each government’s view on different gaming channels, explain how contemporary regulations are affecting businesses, and help form an idea of what the Trump administration will mean to the future of the industry. Additionally, on the second day of GiGse, Feil will serve as a judge on the Launchpad panel, a Shark Tank-style competition where five start-ups present their ideas to the GiGse audience.
GiGse 2017 will take place on April 26 – 28 at the Marriott Marquis Marina in San Diego. The conference will provide important acumen on ways to monetize digital features, profile and target the present customer segment, get land-based users, and devise an effectual social casino policy in the current-day business environment. Among the themes to be discussed this year are applying and monetizing skill-based gaming, virtual reality and eSports; the regulatory condition of social gaming, skill-based gaming, eSports and daily fantasy sports; and shaping political solidarity. Jessica Feil from Ifrah Law firm will host the conversation at GiGse 2017.
Jessica Feil from Ifrah Law firm indicated earlier this month that she would be participating as speaker at GiGse 2017, the nation’s top symposium of US gaming industry leaders and regulators. Panel participants Susan Hensel and Kenneth L. George, Jr. will join Jessica Feil as moderator of the panel discussion titled Tracking regulatory updates within skill-based, social, eSports and DFS gaming challenges. The discussion will analyze contemporary state-by-state strategies and the outcome of the existing Trump administration on operators and their customers.
In the first part of this month, Ifrah Law firm’s Jessica Feil confirmed that she would be speaking at GiGse 2017, the nation’s major conference of US gaming industry leaders and regulators. Panelists Susan Hensel and Kenneth L. George, Jr. will join Jessica Feil as moderator of the panel discussion called Tracking regulatory updates within skill-based, social, eSports and DFS gaming challenges. The discussion will assess present state-by-state methods and what effects the current Trump administration may have on operators and their clientele.
“Don’t be fooled by a perceived down-tick in federal regulatory enforcement,” warns Ifrah Law’s Ms. Hirsch, “continue implementing compliance procedures and best practices to protect against increased scrutiny from states and private plaintiffs.” In an era when consumers are more educated and legal and social pressure is higher than ever, Ms. Hirsch’s webinar advised marketers to put in place best practices and hold their advertising partners accountable in order to limit their exposure liability and protect their interests.
In The Blame Game: A New Era of Affiliate Marketing, Ms. Hirsch of Ifrah Law addressed the Trump administration’s opinions on federal regulatory enforcement, the new threats facing marketers in 2017, and real-world measures that can be taken to help mitigate exposure and liability. “Even if the Trump administration seeks to curb new regulations,” Ms. Hirsch noted, “State AGs will likely step in to fill any void created in enforcement efforts by federal agencies that may be affected by Trump’s new pro-business policies.”