António Lobo Vilela

    Antonio Vilela

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    António Lobo Vilela holds a law degree with honors from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, Portugal.
    He was a senior legal adviser to the Commission of the first public tender to grant casino gaming concessions in Macau (2001-2002) and to the Macau Gaming Commission, a consultative body of, and presided over by, the Chief Executive of the Macau SAR (2003-2009).
    He was also a think-tank member where he was charged with (co)drafting the legal and regulatory framework for the Macau gaming industry, which is still in force, and the casino gaming concession and sub-concession contracts.
    He was a partner and founding member of LVT Lawyers, a boutique law firm focused on gaming law, before being invited in 2016 by the Macau SAR Government to serve as a legal adviser to the Secretary for Economy and Finance on gaming and gaming-related matters.
    Currently, he is a Master of Laws – LL.M. candidate on Gaming Law & Regulation at the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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