Frieder Backu is Partner with WEB Witzel Erb Backu, one of the leading German law firms in the field of information technology law. He studied law at the universities of Munich and London. Following Backu’s studies at university he passed an education as certified expert for tax law and for information technology law. His focus is online and information technology law. Since 2002 Backu consults and represents international gaming companies with respect to their business activities in Germany. He is co-author and editor of the monthly journal Der IT-Rechtsberater (IT Law Specialist, www.itrb.de) and author of numerous publications in the field of IT and taxes. Backu lectures regularly in the field of IT. He is Member of the German Bar Association, Munich Bar Association and the Information Technology Working Group of the German Bar Association (DAV IT).