Dr Simon Planzer is founding partner at Planzer Law, a Zurich-based law boutique. Planzer Law’s teamprovides highly specialised services on all matters relating to Swiss and international gaming law and also advises on general commercial issues, such as relocations & establishment, IT and contracts.
An alumnus of the College of Europe who used to work with the legal service of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the EFTA Court, Simon Planzer has a strong background in EU law, EEA law and the trade agreements between the EU and Switzerland.He practices in English, German and French.
Simon Planzer wrote his PhD on gaming matters; he is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law. He lectures European Economic Law at the University of St.Gallen HSG. Simon Planzer did studies and research inter alia at the universities of Harvard, College of Europe, St.Gallen and the European University Institute. He is the author of the book: ‘Empirical Views on European Gambling Law and Addiction’ (2014), published by Springer International Publishing and endorsed by leading gaming practitioners and scholars, accessed here.
About his participation in SiGMA, Dr. Planzer had these words to share,
“Malta is a major and highly innovative hub for gaming services; SiGMA itself is a great opportunity for industry representatives and regulatory staff alike to access and share valuable expertise and networks.”