Why the eSports industry needs to be aware of local laws in order to be successful in the Middle East
This article explores the main legal issues affecting eSports in the Middle East. Specifically, it looks at the issues facing:
- Media partners
- Sponsors; and
- Integrity issues
For a general introduction to eSports, please see the “eSports Uncovered” series, available here.
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- Tags: Bahrain | eSports | Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) | Esports Middle East (ESME) | Integrity | Middle East | Player Welfare | United Arab Emirates
- The continued rise of eSport – Efforts to combat match fixing and improve integrity
- Esports uncovered – Part 1: an overview of the ecosystem
- Esports uncovered – Part 2: the key stakeholders - a comparison with the football industry
- Esports uncovered – Part 3: The biggest risk factors facing the industry
Raj Pahuja is the Head of Corporate Commercial Practice in Bahrain and a key member of Al Tamimi’s dedicated Sports Law practice.