Head of the Games and Gambling Practice at DWF Poland
Anna Wietrzyńska-Ciołkowska is a corporate lawyer dealing with M&A transactions focused on the gambling and insurance sectors.
She advises clients from the gambling sector on setting up a business and obtaining a permit to run a gambling business in Poland, providing gambling services to Polish residents from other jurisdictions, organising promotional lotteries, organising betting transactions, distributing gaming machines, gambling components in computer games or lotteries, acquiring gambling companies and structuring cooperation between partners in such companies, outsourcing of gambling functions, restrictions on making payments or advertising activities in gambling, as well as matters related to gambling tax. Prior to commencing cooperation with DWF, Anna participated in the legislative process representing the offshore gambling sector and advised clients in the process related to unfavourable decisions before the administrative courts. She publishes articles on corporate, insurance and gambling issues in the national and international media and actively participates in gambling conferences, also as a speaker. In 2018, she co-authored a book on the compliance of Polish gambling law with EU law, published by Wolters Kluwer.