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ECJ ruling puts spotlight on Portuguese gaming laws
  • Portugal
  • 01 April 2010

Portugal's legal framework for games of chance came under scrutiny in 2009 as a result of a dispute involving the state-controlled lottery organizer, the Portuguese Professional Football League and gaming company Bwin International, which became the league's sponsor in 2005. Although the dispute arose over sports betting, the European Court of Justice's ruling on online gaming may have wider implications.

Television Interview Prompts Examination of Press Freedom
  • Portugal
  • 14 June 2007

The European Court of Human Rights has issued its judgment in a case involving the penalties imposed on a Portuguese journalist in connection with his interview with a senior football official. The appeal by the journalist and his television channel under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights prompted an examination of the freedom of expression, the role of the press and the rights of public figures.

Eduardo Maia Cadete
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
  • Lisbon
  • Portugal
Carlos Botelho Moniz
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
  • Lisbon
  • Portugal
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados