Nina Christine Friis
Nina Henningsen is specialised in intellectual property law and media and entertainment law and heads Horten's Media & Entertainment department and the Commercial Law department.
Nina has in-depth industry knowledge, which forms the basis of her advice to leading national and international media clients, e.g. in cases concerning copyright, including clearing of rights in connection with the many new distribution forms of radio, television and music on all platforms, e.g. "catch-up" TV, SVOD and APP's.
Nina has wide experience advising on cases concerning social media, sports rights, e-commerce, television formats, advertising, publisher agreements, telecommunication and computer games. Through the years, she has been involved in a variety of high-profile cases concerning the media and entertainment industry, and she has many years' experience negotiating with administrative organisations.
In addition, Nina has comprehensive experience advising on Danish gaming legislation. Together with a team of committed lawyers, she advises international online game operators and platform providers on all aspects of Danish gaming legislation, including the complicated licence procedure, compliance issues, contract formation and regulatory issues in connection with international transactions.
Nina regularly speaks at national and international conferences and has authored articles in magazines and books. She is also a member of the Committee for Media Industries under the Confederation of Danish Industry and participates in working groups under the Danish Gambling Authority and the Consumer Ombudsman regarding matters pertaining to the online gaming industry.
Nina is mentioned in the following international legal directories:
Legal 500 - Media & Entertainment (Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers - Gaming & Gambling (global-wide) and TMT
Best Lawyers - Media Law
She knows the ins and outs of gambling regulations, as well as a raft of other issues. Sources also appreciate her business-oriented negotiation skills, describing her as a 'good representative vis-à-vis authorities and business relations'.
'the leading lawyer for gambling issues in Denmark' in part due to her ability to 'think outside the box'
ICLG International Comparative Legal Guide: Gambling 2015
Gaming Law - European Lawyer Reference
Dansk Automat Brancheforening v. Commission (T-601/11) and Royal Scandinavian Casino Århus v. Commission (T-615/11)
The forthcoming liberalisation of the Danish online gaming market - European Gaming Law
Gambling news from Denmark October 2017
17 October 2017
Gambling news - April 2017
1 April 2017
Gambling news - March 2017
1 March 2017
Gambling news - December 2016
1 December 2016
Horten on two committees at the Confederation of Danish Industry, DI
3 October 2016
Gambling news - April 2016
1 April 2016
Horten Corporate Day 2016 - Danish companies at the forefront
18 March 2016
Gambling news - March 2016
1 March 2016
Copyright law: You can now bring legal action in any EU country where a website is accessible
24 February 2015
The Danish Gambling Authority has announced the final requirements for the Annual Accounts
22 January 2015
Political agreements reached: Proposed changes to Danish Gambling legislation
6 January 2015
New ruling from the European Court of Justice permits framing of copyrights on the Internet
12 November 2014
Dispute concerning the Danish Gaming Tax Act
27 October 2014
Differentiated tax regime in the Danish Gambling Duties Act – still considered legal State Aid
29 September 2014
New guidelines can affect the provision of Online Gambling in Denmark
22 August 2014
New guidelines concerning internet payment
25 June 2014
New consumer contracts act came into force on 13 june 2014 how does this affect your internet company?
11 June 2014
Important victory for Copyright Law
26 May 2014
Horten elected members of two DI commitees
26 September 2012