First-class business services available at ICE
By staff
The ATEOnline stand at ICE (3640) will play host to the highest concentration of first-class business services available at ICE. ATEOnline’s presence at ICE 2004 will bring more business and professional services companies to the show than ever before, with leaders in the fields of law, taxation, recruitment, insurance, foreign exchange and IT all represented on stand 3640.

ATEOnline has created and developed its ‘Partner’ programme to offer the most comprehensive range of advice, information and business services to the gaming, gambling, casino, betting and amusements industries, and senior executives from these companies will all be present on ATEOnline’s stand at Earls Court later this month.

David Clifton, Partner at Joelson Wilson & Co (an ATEOnline Partner company) said: “Exhibiting at ICE on the ATEOnline stand provides Joelson Wilson with the unique opportunity to promote our services to this burgeoning market as deregulation provides the industry with both opportunities and threats.”

Companies represented on the stand:

·Addleshaw Goddard – A leading UK Law firm with a cross-divisional betting, gaming and lotteries team and a particular reputation for its gaming and betting expertise. Addleshaw Goddard is ATEOnline’s UK partner for all enquiries regarding the legalities of marketing and advertising within the gambling industry, both currently and under the new legislation.

·Christiansen Captial Advisors (CCA) – Leading US-based consultancy company that has advised Governments, major gambling operators and investment banks regarding many facets of the gambling industry. No other consulting firm can match CCA’s experience in this sector of the economy. Provides the latest US industry news and in-depth reports via the ATEOnline site.

·Colt Telecom – COLT’s UK portfolio provides a ‘one stop shop’ for all your business communication requirements. COLT Telecom Group plc is a leading pan-European provider of business communications services, owning an integrated 20,000 kilometre network that directly connects 32 major cities in 13 countries. COLT’s infrastructure can provide the speed, resilience, stability and the security required to provide a world class quality gaming experience for your customers. COLT can manage your full range of data services – allowing you to focus on your core business. COLT is ATEOnline’s European eBusiness and web-hosting Partner.

·Deloitte – Deloitte has assembled a dedicated team to serve the international betting and gaming industry at both a global and national level. On a global basis Deloitte audits the majority of public quoted betting and gaming companies. In Europe they have considerable experience of working with many of the publicly quoted and private games companies as well as government and regulatory bodies. Their services range from audit, internal audit, tax planning and compliance to regulatory compliance services, market feasibility studies and other corporate finance support. Deloitte is ATEOnline’s new European taxation Partner.

·Gatt Frendo Tufigno Advocates – A commercial law firm acting for major corporations and international companies operating in Malta. It offers a full range of general commercial legal services including Betting and Gaming law, Maritime Law, Telecommunications and Information Technology law, European Law, Competition law and Financial Services Law. Invaluable resource for any business looking to work in the Maltese market.

·Houthoff Buruma – Houthoff Buruma is one of the largest law firms in the Netherlands. Around 300 lawyers, civil-law notaries and tax advisers provide tailor-made services to companies, organisations and financial institutions. ATEOnline’s Dutch legal Partner, Houthoff offer expert advice on Gambling legislation and business entry into the Dutch market.

·Jardine Lloyd Thomson Leisure – Part of JLT Corporate Risks Ltd., Jardine Lloyd Thompson Leisure is one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers to the amusement and leisure industry. They provide an unrivalled package of insurance offers to their clients across general insurance, financial services, healthcare, employee benefits, disaster and recovery planning and provision of IOSH accredited Health & Safety training. They are brokers of choice to members of BACTA, BALPPA, the Bingo Association and, most recently the insurance and risk management Partner of ATE Online.

·Joelson Wilson – One of the UK’s leading firms of gaming lawyers. Clients include leaders in the casino, bingo, remote gambling, betting (sports books, pools, spread betting & betting exchanges), gaming machine, lottery and prize competition fields and they are actively involved in the development of new gambling legislation in the UK. Joelson Wilson is ATEOnline’s Partner for all UK legislative and regulatory issues.

·Marrache & Co. – Marrache & Co is a full-service, international corporate law firm based in Gibraltar. Renowned for its service ethos and innovative outlook, it is one of the leading firms on the Rock. Marked by a cosmopolitan approach to legal matters, Marrache & Co is the only Gibraltarian law firm with offices in London, the South of Spain and Lisbon. The first port of call for anyone seeking information on opportunities in the gambling or other key business sectors in Gibraltar.

·PriceJamieson – Pricejamieson is a specialist recruitment consultancy founded in 1982, based in London and part of the Aravati global search network. Their clients are in Media and Entertainment (broadcast, iTV, print, online, mobile and i-gaming and gambling) and Marketing Communications (brand marketing, direct marketing, CRM, market research). Working with digital businesses since 1994 (including online gaming businesses since the late 1990s), they have been working with online gaming businesses for some years and have extensive experience of helping start-ups, and US companies launching into the UK and mainland Europe. In 2004 they will launch a range of new services for both land based and interactive gaming companies.

·SGM-FX – SGM-FX is an independent foreign exchange company, providing a currency service to clients who have a need to convert funds from one currency into another. They offer highly beneficial exchange rates and a proactive service designed to help make extra savings and remove much of the foreign exchange risk, and work without commission or handling fees. SGM-FX has substantial experience within the industry working with a range of companies including importers, exporters. If your company uses foreign exchange please visit them on the ATEOnline stand and they would be happy to show you how SGM-FX can save you valuable money and time.

For full information on the Partners and their services visit the website at, where up to the minute industry news and information can also be found. For further details on ATEOnline contact Penny Gruber on telephone number +44 (0)20 7713 0302 or via email at

ICE is being held in Earls Court 2, London, England from January 27th until January 29th. For further details on the show and the companies exhibiting visit the website at

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