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27 January 2016

Gould & Ratner LLP (Chicago) is pleased to announce that Peter C. Spier has been selected as a top Gaming Lawyer - Chicago, Illinois, in Corporate LiveWire’s Excellence in Gaming Awards for 2016.[caption id="attachment_3118" align="alignnone" width="150"] Peter Spier[/caption]Gould & Ratner’s Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports Group offers clients in these industries a full range of regulatory, intellectual property, corporate and tax services provided by attorneys well-versed in the unique legal issues confronting these industries.Peter serves as Chair of the Firm’s Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports Group and is a frequent speaker and author on issues affecting the gaming and daily fantasy sports (DFS) industries.He advises DFS clients on the rapidly changing legal landscape facing the industry and keeps clients apprised regarding the status of laws and regulations impacting DFS on a state-by-state basis.  He provides guidance to DFS clients regarding how to design their games and contests to avoid running afoul of the applicable laws and regulations and helps them implement policies to comply with tax reporting obligations, data security laws and anti-money laundering requirements, among other legal issues.  Peter represents gaming clients in regulatory and licensing matters, as well as financing transactions and corporate mergers and acquisitions.  He serves as outside general counsel for several gaming companies, advising them on a myriad of legal issues pertaining to their day-to-day operations.About Corporate LivewireThe Corporate LiveWire Awards represent the pinnacle of business achievement, recognizing the best in their respective fields. The awards cover the most important sectors of business, from finance advisories and funding providers to law firms and specialist advisory companies that deal with mergers and acquisitions.

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