Christian Rapani

Christian Rapani


Dr. Christian Rapani

Dr. Christian Rapani founded his law firm in Graz in 2013 specialising in business and corporate law. Dr. Christian Rapani is the author of numerous publications in these areas of practice. He possesses extensive experience in advising Austrian and international clients on all aspects of business law.

christian rapani1One of his main areas of practice is gambling and betting law, with a particular focus on B2B and B2C online gambling and betting offers. Christian Rapani advises on various licensing procedures and advises clients on Austrian regulatory requirements and developments affecting their business activities. Christian Rapani is a general member of the International Masters of Gaming Law.

Christian Rapani studied at the Karl Franzens University in Graz and the Università di Roma “La Sapienza”. He passed the bar exam in 2012.

In 2005 he completed a legal internship at the Higher Regional Court of Graz.

From 2007 to 2009 Christian Rapani worked as a research associate in a commercial law firm and as a research associate at the Institute for Austrian and International Business and Company Law at the Karl Franzens University in Graz.

Finally, since 2013 Christian Rapani has been an independent lawyer.


-Bar Association of Styria

-IMGL – International Masters of Gaming Law, general member

-EBA – Member of the Sports Bar Association

-FeSR – Research Associate at the Research Centre for eSports Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Augsburg.

Christian Rapani spoke at the SIGMA conference about Player claims for losses on the increase: What steps can operators take to minimize exposure? (Day 1 of Malta Week2021 at the Main Stage)

SiGMA World celebrated the iGaming industry’s resilience even in the most troubling of times. With this we also congratulate the efforts made to make the iGaming world ethical, fraud-free and lawful.

Affiliate Grand Slam congratulated the brilliant marketers and influencers bringing much needed attention to a massive portfolio of industries and rejuvenating the economy one click at a time.

AIBC brought together the pioneers of a bright new age of emerging technology ready, able and willing to be the vanguard of Tomorrow. Other than just the established names, we also hosted many an entrepreneur seeking to expand the frontiers of AI and the Blockchain ever forward.

Finally, Med-Tech World united the medical professionals of many disciplines to combine their keen minds and inexhaustible passion for a better tomorrow with the entrepreneurial spirit of investors who also dream of a world free from disease and cancer.

The Week also saw many a networking dinner, speaking panel, drink gatherings and other opportunities for our hard-working delegates to unwind. A few highlights include the awards that congratulated those whose dedication, skill and acumen made them a leading figure in their industry as well as the fact that the conferences where graced by titans such as John Karony, Nolan Bushnell, Djibril Cissé, Akon and Mark Blandford who was awarded an Outstanding Contribution of the Year award for his pioneering work in the iGaming industry. We also had the pleasure of organizing an exciting e-sports tournament where a number of top-tier teams competed in a climactic game of CS:GO as well as a crypto-network boat tour amongst so much more!