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Koji Ishikawa to Speak at the ASEAN Gaming Summit in Manila, Philippines

TOKYO – Feb. 22, 2018 – Koji Ishikawa, a shareholder with global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, and managing shareholder of the Tokyo office, will speak at the 2nd annual ASEAN Gaming Summit on Thursday, March 22 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the Conrad Manila in Manila, Philippines.

Ishikawa will participate in a IMGL MasterclassTM panel titled, “Regional Regulatory and Compliance Trends” with gaming colleagues in various segments of the gaming industry to discuss casino regulation updates in Macau, India, Japan, Vietnam, Philippines, and Cambodia, as well as best practices and global market insights. Ishikawa will discuss the 4th AML Directive and FATF guidelines, thresholds for automatic transaction reporting, risk assessment and customer due diligence, and smoking bans. For more information about the program, click here.

Ishikawa focuses his practice on gaming, corporate finance, and capital market matters. He is experienced in handling cross-border transactions and advising clients in the technology sector. In addition, he has experience in project finance, venture capital, and private equity as well as in the casino and gaming industry.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group focuses not only on casino operations, but also addresses lotteries, pari-mutuel wagering, charitable gaming, tribal gaming, and internet gaming, where permitted by law. Members of the group have varied backgrounds and are located throughout the firm’s offices, allowing them to assist gaming clients in this highly regulated industry across multiple U.S. jurisdictions and internationally. The group’s focus includes the representation of casino owners, operators and executives, gaming manufacturers and suppliers, private equity firms, and investment banks on gaming related matters.

About Greenberg Traurig

 Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.