In April 2016, the European Parliament introduced a much stricter data protection regime, directly applicable in Member States. David Clifton writes in Issue 98 of iGaming Business about the major consequences for gambling operators.
David Clifton writes in the May 2016 edition of Casino Life magazine about the more robust regulatory requirements in relation to both anti-money laundering controls and data protection that will in the near future apply to British casino operators.
We have written about the Gambling Commission’s new requirements to prevent crime associated with gambling; see http://cliftondavies.com/new-requirements-to-prevent-crime-associated-with-gambling/ The Commission has now published an extract of the new and amended LCCP provisions that will come into effect in Autumn 2016. They can be downloaded below.
Suzanne Davies passes on tips to pubs and bars that are going to be screening UEFA Euro 2016 matches
David Clifton is quoted in an iGaming Business article by Scott Longley entitled “The big clean – UK gambling’s AML issues”
David Clifton is extensively quoted in a WOGLR news report http://www.e-comlaw.com/world-online-gambling-law-report/article_template.asp?Contents=Yes&from=woglr&ID=2313 on the forthcoming AML changes announced in the Gambling Commission’s recently published amendments to the LCCP that will come into force in Autumn 2016, about which we wrote at http://cliftondavies.com/new-requirements-to-prevent-crime-associated-with-gambling/ The changes do not appear to have been met with widespread opposition from those who responded to the […]
The General Data Protection Regulation was approved by the European Parliament on 14 April 2016. When it comes into force in mid-2018, it will replace the current EU Data Protection Directive, placing a greater focus on the need for businesses to protect personal data. David Clifton comments in World Online Gambling Report on the impact the GDPR will […]
In this month’s “Licensing Expert” article for SBC News, David Clifton summarises the large number of regulatory developments that have occurred over the last month that will have direct bearing on operators licensed by the Gambling Commission.
Interest on the part of gambling operators in Bitcoin looks set for a resurgence following announcement by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission that it is running a limited consultation on the use of Bitcoin by its online licence-holders and, in Great Britain, further comment on the subject of digital currencies by the Gambling Commission. See […]
David Clifton reports on initial reaction to the statutory Pubs Code. Pubs Code Update: in this edition of Pub & Bar, David Clifton wrote about the Pubs Code after it had been announced that it would come into immediate effect on 26 May 2016 without any initial transition period. Since David wrote that article, the Government […]