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Jörg Hofmann

Heidelberg, Germany Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Germany-based Jörg Hofmann heads Melchers' gaming and betting practice and is widely recognised in the market for his extensive experience handling an array of multinational gaming and gambling matters.
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Practice Areas

Gaming & betting law

Career

1983 – 1989 Study of law at the University of Heidelberg

1986 – 1992 Assistant lecturer with Prof. Dr. Paul Kirchhof at the Chair of Constitutional Law/Department of Financial and Tax Law at the University of Heidelberg

1993 Doctorate with Prof Dr. Paul Kirchhof at the University of Heidelberg

1992 Cooperation in the legal department of the German Chamber of Foreign Trade, Sydney

1993 Admission to the bar

1993 Associate at MELCHERS

1999 Partner at MELCHERS

2014 + 2015 President International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL)

Professional Memberships

2006 General Member of IMGL

2009 Head of the Alliance Gaming Group

2010 Mitglied des redaktionellen Beirats der Zeitschrift “Gaming Law Review and Economics”, Mary Ann Liebert. Inc. Publishers

2008 – 2011 Secretary of IMGL

2012 – 2013 Vice-Präsident of IMGL

2014 and 2015 Presidentof IMGL “International Masters of Gaming Law”

Publications

Latest:

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Gambling 2019, 5th Edition, Global Legal Group, “Germany” (p. 80 – 86) by Dr. Joerg Hofmann and Matthias Spitz

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Gambling 2018, 4th Edition, Global Legal Group, “Germany” (p. 65 – 70) by Dr. Joerg Hofmann and Matthias Spitz

Gaming Law Review”, September 2017, “Try to fix you – a critical analysis of Germany’s attempt at ensuring a better protection of sports integrity by introducing new criminel laws” by Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Jan Axtmann and Jessica Maier

“Gazing into the crystal ball: 2018 regulatory outlook for Germany”, European Gaming Lawyer, Autumn Edition 2017, by Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Jessica Maier and Matthias Spitz

Gambling Law Review, 2nd Edition 2017, Law Business Research, “Germany” (p. 109 – 118) by Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Jessica Maier and Matthias Spitz

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Gambling 2017, 3rd Edition, Global Legal Group, “Germany” (p. 57 – 62) by Dr. Joerg Hofmann and Matthias Spitz

Gaming – A Global Guide From Practical Law” 3rd Edition 2016, Thomson Reuters, “Germany” (p. 197 – 216) by Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Jessica Maier and Matthias Spitz

EGR Compliance Database (Germany section), eGaming Review, Oktober 2014 by Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Jessica Maier and Matthias Spitz

“Food for thought – German regulation on online gambling under the scrutiny of market data”, European Gaming Lawyer, Autumn 2014, by Dr. Joerg Hofmann, Jessica Maier and Matthias Spitz

Germany’s Interstate Treaty and social gambling, in: World Online Gambling Law Report, February 2013, p. 14-15, by Dr. Joerg Hofmann and Matthias Spitz

Languages Spoken

English, German

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Gaming Law 2021 in Germany

Authors: Dr Joerg Hofmann, Dr Matthias Spitz, Nikolai Straimer, Michelle Hembury

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