Dr. Dotan Baruch is a world renowned expert in e-commerce, online financial trading, and online gambling and gaming.
Dotan earned his global reputation in these areas thanks to his extensive experience in risk assessment analysis of regulation in multiple jurisdictions and in the handling of global licensing procedures.
Dotan specializes in international matters relating to regulation, taxation, corporate structures, and commercial issues. He is also well-versed on the provisions of Israeli law that apply to internet and e-commerce activities. In addition, Dotan advises on issues related to virtual and digital currencies and blockchain technology.
Dotan counsels stakeholders throughout all business stages, from the formation of a company to all types of exits, including investments, M&A, sales, IPOs, etc. He is known for always taking into consideration the business and commercial needs of his clients.
In the prestigious legal guide Chambers and Partners, Dotan was ranked as a leading lawyer in international gaming and gambling for the years 2009–2017. He is described there as “exceptionally knowledgeable” and “immensely skilled, motivated and ambitious.”
The Who’s Who Legal Guide called Dotan the world’s leading lawyer in the years 2014–2017 in the fields of sports and entertainment.
Corporate International magazine named Dotan “the leading gambling lawyer for 2014.”
Dotan is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law Association.
Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty (Ph.D.), 2006
Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty (LL.M.), 2001
Tel-Aviv University - Political Science, Philosophy, Economics (B.A.), 2000
Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty (LL.B.), 1995
Israel Bar Association, 1997
News and updates - Dotan Baruch:
UK GDPR Enforcement Measure against Canadian Company
Recently, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office decided to take action against a non-European entity following an alleged breach of the GDPR.
"Mechir Lamishtaken" Lottery Deemed Illegal
Dr. Dotan Baruch, Head of the Internet Department, was interviewed by TheMarker about the lottery mechanism of the "Mechir Lamishtaken" plan. The mechanism was deemed illegal after it was discovered a permit was not obtained as required under Israel's Penal Code.
New Privacy Protection Laws in Brazil and India
Both Brazil and India have recently passed new privacy protection laws. These laws may also apply to Israeli companies doing business in the countries.