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GAMING & HOSPITALITY GROUP
The first of its kind in Taiwan, Lin & Partners Gaming & Hospitality Group is the exclusive counsel to Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications' Tourism Bureau. In this role, we advise the government on the creation of the legal and regulatory framework to govern casino gaming in Taiwan. As the counsel to the government for this project, the firm’s managing partner, Dr. George Lin, is a frequent public speaker both in Taiwan and overseas to explain the proposed legislation, the legislative schedule for passage, investment and other regulatory requirements, and other related matters.

We also advise clients in the hospitality sector on all aspects of business operations in Taiwan amid a rapid growth in inbound tourism.
Some of our recent projects include:

Lin & Partners represents Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation & Communications Tourism Bureau for legal and regulatory matters related to proposed casino gaming and integrated resorts in Taiwan. Subsequent to Lin & Partners’ issuing the initial draft laws and regulations in 2012, which includes the draft Casino Control Act to establish the gaming regulatory agency and related subordinate legislation and regulations, throughout 2013 Taiwan’s parliament, the Legislative Yuan, has held numerous committee hearings to review and mark-up the legislation. Lin & Partners attends parliamentary hearings on behalf of the client and prepare responses to legislators’ queries. As part of its advisory work for the government, Lin & Partners advised on ongoing interactions with both casino/resort operators who are exploring Taiwan’s market potential, as well as overseas regulators as part of efforts to ensure future cross-border regulatory cooperation. The firm provides the government with strategic advice, legislation explanations, and jurisdictional comparisons.
Advising bidders for sports lottery licenses.
Conducting research for potential legalization in Taiwan of horse racing wagering.
Advising global gaming operators on the collection of gambling debts incurred at facilities in Las Vegas, Macau and Singapore by Taiwan-based customers.
Advising restaurant groups on employment, regulatory and procurement matters.