esports Overview

Wildeboer Dellelce is one of the first Canadian law firms to launch a practice focused on the esports industry.

Our esports Practice Group provides advice in connection with a full range of corporate, commercial, securities and tax law matters, including:

  • Regulatory and compliance issues
  • Governance and corporate finance matters
  • Commercial agreements and franchising arrangements
  • Engaging with various federal and provincial regulatory agencies
  • Gaming legislation
  • Consumer protection legislation
  • Data governance, cybersecurity and privacy matters

The firm currently acts for some of Canada’s most promising, emerging esports companies and related platforms. 

In addition to providing direct legal advice, we are frequently called upon to project-manage or quarterback the various legal needs of our clients in high-growth sectors such as esports due to their global nature and intersection with various jurisdictions and areas of law.

Esports Recent Activity

Distillery District Magazine - Ryan Trimble interviewed in Distillery District Magazine article on Esports - The Canadian Frontier

ESPORTS & EGAMING Breakfast and Networking Event – Wildeboer Dellelce partners with Digital Finance Institute to host a panel event on August 13, 2019 as part of Canada FinTech Week. Led by Partner, Geoffrey Cher, the event provides a high-level overview on the current esports boom and its landscape in Canada and Worldwide.

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Esports Legal Issues – Five Things You Should Know – legal update written by Wildeboer Dellelce lawyers on the five primary legal issues in the esports industry.

Wildeboer Dellelce LLP Announces Formation of esports Practice Group in June 2019 - read annoucement here


For more information on how we can assist you in this sector or to speak with us regarding any of your business law needs, please contact:

Perry Dellelce call 416 361 5899

Geoffrey Cher call 416 361 4793

Michael Rennie call 416 361 4781

Ryan Trimble call 416 361 4790

Joel Fraser call 416 361 2932

Tax: Katy Pitch call 416 361 4787

Tax: Marija Tasevska call 416 361 4782