Dotan is considered as one of the world’s top lawyers in online gaming and gambling, e-commerce, and financial trading. Primarily, Dotan’s advice focuses on global regulation, tax, corporate structure and commercial issues.
Dotan is particularly well-known for his risk assessment analysis of regulation in multiple jurisdictions and his handling of global licensing procedures. Dotan advises both foreign and local clients with respect to provisions of Israeli law that apply to their internet and e-commerce activities. Dotan also advises on issues related to virtual and digital currencies and blockchain technology.
Dotan advises stakeholders at all business stages – from startups through their development and until all forms of exit events – including investments, M&A, sales, IPOs etc.; all while taking into consideration the business and commercial needs of his clients.
Dotan has appeared in the prestigious ranking guide “Chambers and Partners” since 2009 as a leading practitioner in global gaming and gambling: He has been described as being “extremely knowledgeable” and “immensely skilled, motivated and ambitious”. Who’s Who Legal Guide has cited Dotan as a global leader in Sport and Entertainment since 2014, and he was voted Corporate International Magazine’s Gaming Lawyer of the Year in 2014.
As a well-known expert, Dotan has authored several articles on internet subjects.
Dotan has been a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law Association since 2010.
Ph.D., Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, Israel 2006
LL.M. (Commercial Law), Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, Israel – Magna cum Laude 2001
LL.B., Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, Israel - Magna cum Laude 1995
Israel Bar Association, 1997
News and updates - Dotan Baruch:
Blocking Online Gambling Websites – New Israeli Legislation
The Israeli parliament has enacted new legislation that will authorize Israeli courts to issue orders that block, inter alia, online gambling website.
Privacy and Cookies – the New Balance Introduced by Apple
Apple is set to introduce a new feature in the Safari browser that will significantly reduce advertisers' ability to collect and use personal data. The new feature, called Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP), imposes a 24-hour time limit on third party tracking cookies and a 30-day time limit on first party cookies.
Spain Fines Facebook for Collection of Information without Consent
The Spanish Data Protection Authority slapped Facebook with a USD 1.4 million fine over three instances in which Facebook collected information on ideology, sex, religious beliefs, personal tastes, and browser history without properly notifying users what such information was being obtained for.