When and Where?

Date: December 8, 2017

Venue: Hyatt Regency Kyiv

Key topics of the Summit

Panel discussion – Responsible legalization of the gaming industry

– International obligations of Ukraine
– Unification of the legislation with the EU
– Legalization of the gaming industry: a critical moment for the growth of the country
– New incomes for the state budget

Panel discussion – Investment potentials of the gaming industry projects – demands of the investors

– Success stories of different investment projects
– Gaming industry for small, middle and big businesses: experience, obstacles, perspectives
– Investment projects in Ukraine – UA GAME MAP
– Sources of capital: proposals from international donors and local sector

Panel discussion – Gaming legislation for Ukraine – kick-start of the new market

– Basic principles of licensing
– Mechanisms of state regulation and supervision
– Key legal and technological instruments for the state supervision
– Consumer protection through the state governing
– Analysis of the existing Ukrainian law projects
– Competition in the gaming industry

Panel discussion Social effects of the responsible legalization

– Responsibility of the operators
– Experience in other countries, success and failure stories
– Responsible advertising and marketing activities

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Nina Yuzhanina (Member of the Verhovna Rada - Parliament, Head of the Committee on Tax and Customs Policy)
Artur Palatnyi (member of the Verhovna Rada (Parliament), Chairman of the Committee on Family Matters, Youth Policy, Sports and Tourism)
Hennadii Kryvosheia (Head of the Subcommittee on Entrepreneurship and Technical Regulation of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship)
Serhiy Marchenko (Deputy Minister of Finances)
Agia Zargrebelska (State Commissioner of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine)
Charles Brasted (partner at Hogan Lovells)
Martin Britton (Managing Director GLI Europe)
Nadya Hambach (Velchev&Co Law Office, Head of Entertainment and Gambling Law Department)
Zoran Puhac (Secretary-General of the European Organization for Gaming Law)
Vadim Misura (General director of the All-Ukrainian Union on Bookmaking Development)
Oksana Kryzhanivska (Alexandrov & Partners)
Francesco Baranca (Chairman of Committee on Ethics and Fair Play of Football Federation of Ukraine)
Iryna Sergienko (Ukranian Gaming Industry Association)
Alina Plyushch (counsel at Sayenko Kharenko law firm)
Natalia Zabolotna (president of the Ukrainian Humanitarian Development Foundation)

About the Ukrainian Gaming Summit (UGS 2017)

The seminary type conference is set to become the stage where the most renowned experts from across the world will create workshops and share their ideas about how the Ukrainian government can amend the right methods to attract operators and service providers in a soon to be regulated market.

The Summit will give way for the delegates to network with regulators, gaming experts, operators, software providers and investors.

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