Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism

Our lawyers have developed in the past decade a significant experience serving gaming, hospitality, entertainment, tourism and casino Clients in Macau, even Clients from other jurisdictions, in all aspects of the industry but also in the related industries on a local and on a global basis.

We help our Clients navigate the regulatory and permitting process, advise on capital development projects and construction transactions, handle labour and employment concerns, provide intellectual property protection, offer tax and real estate advice and handle any litigation or arbitration involving our Clients when disputes arise in any setting.

Our experience help Clients seeking to capitalize on opportunities, leverage contacts and address the challenges faced by owners and developers of casino, tourism and entertainment venues. In this highly competitive forum, where timely, knowledgeable and practical professional advice can mean the difference between success and failure, our law firm is well-positioned to provide that advice and counsel, wherever our gaming clients reside.

The Gaming Industry

The gaming industry in Macau is well established, but the industry is highly regulated and closely scrutinized, and there is thus no room for error. Our law firm draws upon the experience and knowledge of a multidisciplinary team of lawyers who assist our Clients in all facets of their businesses. Whether establishing new ventures, expanding existing operations or dealing with issues that arise in the course of business, Clients turn to our lawyers to guide them. Our lawyers have both extensive experience with gaming law and regulatory requirements as well as a keen awareness of developing issues and evolving environments.

 

Our gaming Clients receive seamless counsel and advice in myriad areas, including licensing and regulatory issues, construction and development, litigation, intellectual property matters, financing and tax issues, corporate matters and labour and employment concerns.

 

Casinos

We represent casino operators in all stages of their businesses. With many years of experience representing some of the largest casino operations in Macau, our lawyers advise on licensing, regulatory compliance, commercial and civil litigation and litigation avoidance, intellectual property matters and labour and employment issues. Our transactional lawyers handle complex transactions of all types for our gaming Clients, including multimillion-dollar capital investments, purchases, sales, leases, partnerships and joint ventures.

 

Regulatory

CFS gaming law lawyers understand the intricate relationships between the gaming industry and the Macau government. Our lawyers are experienced in representing gaming Clients before administrative and regulatory boards and commissions. We can assist Clients in the licensing process, from preparing an initial application through final regulatory hearings.

 

Corporate

We assist our Clients in the gaming industry to develop and implement creative strategies to help accomplish their objectives. Our lawyers also advise public companies of all sizes regarding compliance with ongoing reporting obligations under the commercial laws and other regulated areas. We have closed major transactions in a variety of industries.

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