Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Dickinson Wright Joins Forces with Leading Macau Law Firm MdME

Dickinson Wright and MdME are pleased to announce that they have entered into a cooperation agreement to provide comprehensive legal services to their respective business and gaming clients.

The cooperation agreement with MdME expands Dickinson Wright's access to the largest and strongest gaming market in the world - Asia. The cooperation arrangement with MdME solidifies Dickinson Wright's reach into the Asian marketplace and provides an important resource for the firm's clients seeking to enter the Asian market and for MdME's clients seeking to enter the North American, South and Central American, and European markets.

Dickinson Wright, with ten offices in the United States and Canada, is a full-service law firm well known for the breadth and depth of its international expertise in land-based gaming and i-gaming, automotive, finance, corporate, intellectual property, and immigration. With working relationships now in place in Macau (MdME), Malta (WH Partners), and South and Central America (Varela & Fonseca Abogados in Lima, Peru), Dickinson Wright extends its gaming law presence into most of the key land-based and i-gaming markets of the world.

MdME, one of Macau's leading full-service law firms, is highly regarded and ranked in the Global and Asia Editions of Chambers and Partners. Under the leadership of Gonçalo Mendes da Maia, João Encarnação, Luis Mesquita de Melo, and Rui Pinto Proença, MdME has practices that focus on banking and finance, gaming, real estate, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, and human resources.

Luis Mesquita de Melo, in particular, is the main contact of the firm for gaming work in Macau. For more information, please visit