The alcohol and gaming industries are as dynamic as they are old. Microbreweries are popping up across cities. Some provinces are relaxing the rules governing where liquor can be sold. Gaming and lottery laws are regularly changed to respond to shifting policy concerns. Sound legal advice is essential to ensure compliance with the myriad requirements applicable to these industries.
Our lawyers understand all aspects of alcohol and gaming laws, policies and practices. We advise clients on the steps they must take to produce, deliver and sell alcohol. And we advise gaming and lottery companies on the operation of casinos, slot machine facilities and internet gaming, as well as the sale of commercial lottery tickets.
We also work with our clients regarding the review of innumerable rules, releases, associated ads and terms and conditions for a full array of promotions, including contests, gift cards, reward programs, sponsorships and rebates.
We work with our clients to advise on gaming tax matters, compliance and regulatory matters, assist with investigations, review and develop privacy policies and procedures, advise on employment law, intellectual property and real estate issues.