Bird & Bird Szepietowski i WSPÓLnicy sp. k.
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Bird & Bird Szepietowski i WSPÓLnicy sp. k.

Piotr is a partner at the Bird & Bird Warsaw office and head of the IP, media, technology and communications practice. He advises on all aspects of gaming law, in particular online gambling, social gaming and e-sports. His expertise covers licensing regimes, regulatory issues as well as advertising and provision of B2B services for gambling industry such as payment services, etc. As an expert on Polish gambling law, Piotr frequently comments on case law developments for industry media and frequently speaks at events such as EGR Briefing, ICE Totally Gaming, European Gaming Summit, IMGL fall conference.

In 2010, as the expert for Poland, he participated in the research conducted by Simon Planzer at Cambridge Health Alliance together with Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law School, investigating associations between European gambling regulations and the actual gambling behaviour of players.

In 2011, he represented the two largest European online gambling industry organisations in complaint proceedings against Poland to the European Commission for violation of the EU law by Polish gambling regulations, which resulted in the European Commission launching proceedings concerning violation of the EU law by Poland at the end of 2013, which terminated only in January 2016 after a number of changes to the Polish gambling regulations were introduced.

He is a legal expert to the Polish Chamber of Commerce.