We have been asked by a number of clients and contacts whether any guidance has been published on the new gambling tax regime (coming into force on 1 December 2014) that will affect the remote gambling industry and the UK land based betting industry. Guidance presently appearing on the gov.uk website can be downloaded here.
The Gambling Commission has issued some new and updated publications as a result of the provisions of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 coming into force on 1 November 2014.
Suzanne Davies comments on the growing pressure on pub and bar operators to breathalyse their customers
The Gambling Commission has just posed and answered the following question on its FAQ blog: “Does the Judicial Review, related to the Finance Act, affect the introduction of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 on 1 November?” Its answer is: “As we understand it, the GBGA’s latest challenge relates to the legality of the […]
The GBGA is commencing judicial review proceedings to challenge the new remote gambling point of consumption tax that is due to come into force in the UK on 1 December 2014, guidance to which has recently been published at www.gov.uk/gambling-tax-reform-new-rules-from-1-december-2014
David Clifton looks at recent trends in, and alternative methods of financing, pub and bar businesses
Suzanne Davies is delighted to have acted for Tante Marie Culinary Academy – the UK’s oldest independent cookery school – on its successful premises licence application for its new premises in Woking, Surrey.
World Online Gambling Law Report interviews David Clifton about the judgment delivered on 10 October 2014 by Mr Justice Green in the GBGA judicial review case, finding in favour of the UK government and declaring that the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 does not infringe UK or EU law. The article published on WOGLR can be […]
Earlier today we reported on the failure of the judicial review challenge by the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association to Great Britain’s new remote gambling licensing and regulatory regime. The judgment delivered this morning by Mr Justice Green can be downloaded here.
Following legal arguments to the High Court on 23 and 24 September, Mr Justice Green has this morning (10 October) rejected the judicial review challenge by the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association to Great Britain’s new remote gambling licensing and regulatory regime.