Director, Jarrod True, provides advice nationally to over a third of New Zealand’s gaming machine trusts. These trusts make community grants of approximately $275 million each year.
Jarrod is able to advise on all matters regarding gambling law compliance and is happy to assist with all dealings with the Department of Internal Affairs and local councils.
Jarrod is the author of the New Zealand Gambling Law Guide – www.gamblinglaw.co.nz
Jarrod regularly advises clients on class 4 compliance issues. He has argued many successful Gambling Commission appeals and is familiar with all the Commission’s prior decisions and High Court and Court of Appeal decisions on class 4 matters. Jarrod has an excellent working relationship with the Department of Internal Affairs’ senior gambling compliance management team. This working relationship assists to have client matters resolved promptly and economically.
Jarrod was recently invited to speak at the Department’s regional forums. He also played a lead role in the review of the class 4 game rules. Jarrod has developed a society key person training course and a class 4 venue compliance training course. Jarrod offers refresher training for both society and venue personnel. Jarrod also provides advice on gambling apps, online gambling, racing, lotteries, raffles and poker. Jarrod graduated with first class honours in 1995.
At the 30th Lawlink conference, the Lawlink group presented the 2016 BigHand / Nuance Thought Leadership Award to Jarrod True, for the work undertaken in producing the New Zealand Gambling Law Guide. The award recognised the innovative approach taken to customer service and the high level of positive client feedback.