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An Update on the PubCo Reform Debate

On 21 January 2014 the House of Commons debated a Labour Party motion calling on the Government to bring forward by July 2014 legislative proposals to introduce a statutory code of practice for the pub industry. It provided an opportunity for Parliament to flush out the reasons for the Government’s delay in publishing its response to […]

David Clifton to speak at Westminster eForum Seminar “Next Steps for Gambling Policy”: 20 May 2014

At the Westminster eForum Seminar on 20 May 2014, “Next steps for gambling policy: Regulation, taxation and new opportunities”, David Clifton will be joining Philip Davies MP, Chair of the All-Parliamentary Betting & Gaming Group and others for a panel discussion entitled “Opportunities and challenges of broadening gambling participation”.

The EC announces its long- awaited infringement action

The European Commission issued in November new infringement action against seven EU Member States regarding the compliance of their remote gambling legislation with EU law. This fresh action has been much demanded by many industry participants and commentators. David Clifton, Director at Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited, takes a look at the background to the EC’s […]