N. America – land of opportunity for Asian suppliers

    Published in: Latest IntelligenceIn the gaming world, the focus is often on North American-based companies entering the Asian marketplace. Often overlooked is the opportunity for Asian companies to enter North AmericaRobert W. Stocker II Concern over the process and cost of regulatory compliance is often cited as a stumbling block for entry into the North American market. However, as a general rule North American regulators have educated themselves pretty well in recent years regarding the legal and cultural aspects of conducting business in Asia and made appropriate adjustments to their regulatory approaches when dealing with Asian-based businesses. The goal of all gaming regulatory agencies is the preservation of the integrity of the gaming industry, while maximizing the industry’s access to the investment market and to the best businesses in the marketplace.How then should Asian companies approach the North American market? The answer depends in significant measure upon (1) which market...

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