We regularly write articles for industry and legal journals & magazines, including commentaries for Online Gambling Lawyer & iGaming Business, a monthly “Licensing Expert” piece for SBC News and a fortnightly page for Pub & Bar and, with their permission, are reproducing them on our website, together with our own news items and reports on topical issues affecting the leisure and gambling industries.

David Clifton to speak at Future iGaming Event on 3 December 2014

David Clifton will be speaking at a panel session entitled “ALL STAR PANEL – UK Gambling Act: Using digital marketing to overcome upcoming TV advertising revisions in the gambling market” at 12.10pm on 3 December 2014, the second day of the Future iGaming Event, taking place at America Square Conference Centre
, 17 Crosswall, 
London EC3N 2LB. 

SBC News runs week-long series of Clifton Davies articles

In a series of articles being published by SBC News www.sbcnews.co.uk throughout this week, David Clifton looks at the changes to the UK’s remote gambling licensing and regulatory regime which take effect on 1 October. The first article appears today, focussing on (a) the judicial review just commenced by the GBGA and (b) new LCCP or operating licence application requirements […]

GBGA commences JR proceedings to challenge Britain’s new remote gambling regime

In JR proceedings commenced against the UK Government and the Gambling Commission, the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association argues that “the absence of effective supervision and enforcement, coupled with the burdensome regulatory requirements, will encourage the growth of and migration to unregulated or poorly regulated operators which will present genuine risks to the British consumer”.

Hixter Bankside opens following premises licence obtained on their behalf by Suzanne Davies

Hixter Bankside – a new restaurant in the eight-strong chain built up by celebrated chef, restaurateur and food writer Mark Hix and his business partner Ratnesh Bagdai –  has just opened at 16 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 after a premises licence was successfully obtained by Suzanne Davies. To book online: http://www.hixrestaurants.co.uk or by phone: 020 […]

Revised Gambling Commission LCCP come into force today and 16 September licence application deadline is fast approaching

The Gambling Commission’s revised Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice have come into force today (with one exception) and the Commission has also published a reminder that the 16 September licensing deadline is fast approaching for offshore gambling operators who wish to continue to provide services in Great Britain beyond 1 October 2014.