Rapid technological growth, shifting consumer preferences to online engagement and modernized regulations are bringing unique legal opportunities and challenges to Canada’s sports and gaming industries.
Sports are no longer just played on soccer fields or baseball diamonds. Canada’s sports and gaming industries are now an entirely different ballgame, with bigger stakes and new players from across the globe entering the arena.
From eSports to iGaming, we know what separates a MOBA from an FPS, a straight bet from a parlay, and the leagues, platforms, teams, fan bases and operators associated with the rapidly colliding worlds of traditional sports, gaming, technology and eSports.
Clients count on our gaming and sports law experts as their problem solvers, deal makers, advocates, and legal and business partners.
By combining our experience in gaming and sports law, our national cross-disciplinary team of experts are at the forefront of the laws and regulations impacting Canada’s rapidly-evolving sports and sports wagering, eSports, iGaming, and gambling industries.
Our clients include:
Leagues, teams, organizations, athletes, gamers and operators rely on us as their trusted advisor on a wide range of complex mandates, as well as industry-specific issues relevant to their businesses and platforms, including:
At the heart of every M&A opportunity is an ambition — to harness a market opportunity, to forge a new partnership, to shape growth on your terms. Strengthen and support your goals, backed by BLG’s strong regulatory acumen and deep expertise in the sectors driving the Canadian economy today and tomorrow.