Kimberly Maxson-Rushton to speak at the 40th Annual International Association of Gaming Advisors Summit in Belfast, Ireland

Cooper Levenson partner Kimberly Maxson-Rushton, Esq., a member of the firm’s Gaming and iGaming Law Practice Group, will speak at the 40th Annual International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) Summit June 20 -22 at the Culloden Estate and Spa in Belfast, Ireland.

Ms. Maxson-Rushton will speak as a panelist on session scheduled to take place at 1:45 p.m. on June 20. Grey Market Exposure and Suitability Under Scrutiny: How Grey Can You Go?”

Continued M&A activity and market consolidation in the industry and the expansion of new US markets places the foreign activities of operators and suppliers under the microscope, highlighting the need for a robust approach to the legal and regulatory risks presented by grey market gaming. Following industry news about activities in unregulated and illegal markets, this panel will consider the risks attached to grey market exposure, the potential adverse consequences for businesses and investors, the status of grey markets in key markets in the US, EU and UK, protection strategies and the risk of the black market including the fallout for consumer protection and responsible gambling. 

Moderated by Brian Sandoval, University of Nevada – Reno President and former Nevada Governor, the panelists include:

  • Andrew Lyman, Executive Director and Gambling Commissioner, Gambling Division, HM Government of Gibraltar
  • Kimberly Maxon-Rushton, Partner, Cooper Levenson
  • David Trunkfeld, Partner, PwC 
  • Ismail Vali, Founder, CEO & President, Yield Sec 

Originally established as the National Association of Gaming Attorneys (NAGA), IAGA was founded in 1980. The organization’s goal was to create a professional association of gaming industry attorneys “to unite in common organization those professionally engaged in the gaming industry, to facilitate negotiations in the gaming industry and protect and promote the mutual interests of the corporation’s members and to promote and encourage education in the gaming industry.” 

Cooper Levenson, founded in 1957, is a full-service law firm with 70 attorneys and offices in Atlantic City, N.J., Cherry Hill, N.J., New York, N.Y., Wilmington, Del., Fort Lauderdale, Fl., and Las Vegas, Nev.