Archive | September, 2016

Gambling Commission renews partnership with Crimestoppers to combat corruption in sport

The Gambling Commission has renewed its partnership with the charity Crimestoppers as part of an ongoing strategy to protect against match fixing, money laundering and illegal gambling. As part of an information sharing initiative Crimestoppers will pass on reports from the public about gambling-related criminality or corruption to the Commission’s Sports Betting Intelligence Unit at […]

Future Shock – Money Laundering, Data Protection & Responsible Gambling

SBC News has reported on “Future Shock – Money Laundering, Data Protection & Responsible Gambling”, the interactive workshop presented on the first day of the Betting on Sports conference by David Clifton and Suzanne Davies of Clifton Davies Consultancy and Roy Ramm of Extrayard, together with comment from Jenny Williams, former CEO of the Gambling Commission.   It coincided with […]

New Chair of the Gambling Commission announced

Culture Secretary, The Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, has appointed Bill Moyes as the new Chair of the Gambling Commission for a term of five years, commencing in September 2016. He takes over the role from Philip Graf. The DCMS announcement of the appointment can be downloaded below.

Consultation on transposition of the 4th Money Laundering Directive

On 15 September 2016, HM Treasury published a consultation (that can be downloaded below) that invites views and evidence on the steps that the government proposes to take, or should take, to meet the UK’s obligation to transpose into national law the Fourth Money Laundering Directive and the Fund Transfer Regulation, which updates rules on information accompanying […]