We have previously provided a link to David Clifton’s article for iGaming Business published last month, entitled “Compliance in the wake of Will Hill failures”. The article (that can now be downloaded below) sets out the basics of what should be done by those who received the Gambling Commission’s warning letter to all UK licensed remote casino […]
In this month’s “Licensing Expert” article for SBC News (that can be downloaded below), David Clifton provides his initial comments on the Gambling Commission’s advice, that was published earlier today, in which it identified a package of measures that – taken together – could “form a coherent strategy for tackling harm in relation to machine play”, that will undoubtedly have a […]
David Clifton is quoted in the front page article of the March 2018 edition of iGaming Times entitled “GB bookies rush for compliance after Will Hill fine” (that can be downloaded below), commenting on the £6.2million penalty package suffered by WHG (International) Limited after the Gambling Commission found “systemic” failings within its AML and social responsibility processes.
In his article for this month’s Pub & Bar magazine (that can be downloaded below), David Clifton focuses on the Pubs Code that came into force in July 2016, commenting that far from it providing the panacea hoped for by pub companies and tenants alike, both the Code and the appointment of Paul Newby as the PCA […]
The lead news item in the January 2018 edition of Online Gambling Lawyer entitled “GB Gambling Commission warns online casino operators on approach to AML and social responsibility”, in which David Clifton is quoted, can now be downloaded below. The news item relates to the letter sent by the Gambling Commission on 4 January 2018 to all online […]
In an article for SBC News (that can be downloaded below), David Clifton draws attention to the lessons to be learned by the wider industry from this week’s £6.2 million financial penalty imposed by the Gambling Commission on William Hill Online for “systemic” failings in its AML and social responsibility processes.
Hot on the heels of publication by the Gambling Commission of a Public Statement concerning the regulatory settlement achieved with William Hill Online, resulting in a penalty package of £6.2 million for “systemic” failings in its AML and social responsibility processes, iGaming Business has commissioned, and published today, an article by David Clifton (accessible here for iGaming Business […]
David Clifton is quoted in a Gambling Compliance article entitled “UK Advertising Guidelines Target ‘Bet Now!’ Marketing” (downloadable below) that focuses on tougher standards on gambling advertising coming into effect on 2 April 2018 that will “restrict ads that create an inappropriate sense of urgency like those including “Bet Now!” offers during live events”. You can read more […]
On 25 January 2018, the Gambling Commission launched a consultation “Proposed changes to licence conditions and codes of practice linked to the fair and open licensing objective“ on proposed changes to its Licence conditions and codes of practice (“LCCP”). The closing date for responses is 5pm on 22 April 2018. This was followed a week later by an announcement by the Competition […]
Suzanne Davies comments on a recent House of Lords debate about potential licensing reforms. More information about this (and the Hansard transcript of the debate) can be found here