Santiago Asensi is the Managing Partner of ASENSI and is an expert attorney in Gaming & Gambling Law. In 2003, Santiago is appointed General Counsel of Euro Gaming (acquired by NetPlay TV Plc). In 2006, Santiago founded ASENSI ABOGADOS, a boutique firm specialized in Gaming & Gambling Law.
Currently, Asensi represents most of the major operators and gaming services providers before the Spanish gaming authorities and is deeply involved in all the regulatory development carried out for this industry. Asensi provides legal advice to a large number of bookmakers, poker, casino, bingo and skill games operators (online and terrestrial), software providers, slot suppliers with interests located in Spain, Europe and Latin America as well as to gaming jurisdictions.
Asensi is General Member for Spain of the IMGL, member of IAGA and one of the European co-partner law firms of the portal Gaminglaw.eu.
Santiago is included in the Global Gaming & Gambling section of the independent and leading publication Chambers Global. Asensi has been awarded this prestigious inclusion within “Band 1” from 2009 to 2013, being mentioned as “a pioneer” in his field, “an obvious go-to guy for gaming advice” “has built a strong reputation over a number of years” and in the edition 2014, Santiago has been ranked as “Star Individual “He is able to make complex matters seem really quite simple.”
He is co-author of the Gaming Law Book (Editions 2012 / 2014) published by Thomson Reuters and of the Spanish Gambling Market Report for MECN (Editions 2007 / 2011). Frequent writer of articles about the Spanish gaming industry, he is also a regular speaker at the major International conferences on the Gaming sector. Likewise, he is the co-editor of the magazine “La Ley del Juego” published by IMGL.
Santiago speaks English and Spanish.