Dr. Simon Planzer is founding partner at PLANZER LAW, a Zurich-based gaming law boutique. PLANZER LAW’s team provides highly specialised services on all matters relating to Swiss and European gaming law, compliance (e.g., AML) and general business law (e.g., establishment). 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 and EEA law as well as the agreements between the EU and Switzerland. He practises in English, German and French. Simon wrote his PhD on the regulation of gaming in the European Internal Market; he is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and the International Association of Gaming Advisors. Simon did studies and research inter alia at the universities of Harvard, College of Europe, St.Gallen and the European University Institute.