The Gambling Commission is consulting until 17 January 2017 on changes to its Remote Gambling & Software Technical Standards, the current version of which can be viewed on the Commission’s website at http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/pdf/Remote-gambling-and-software-technical-standards.pdf These technical standards set out the key regulatory requirements to ensure fairness and transparency of remote gambling with a view to ensuring that “consumers are provided […]
We have reported previously on the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice changes being introduced with effect from today – see https://cliftondavies.com/lccp-changes-31-october-2016/ The Gambling Commission has now published its own summary of those changes that can be downloaded below.
David Clifton is quoted in a Totally Gaming article about the DCMS review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures about which we have written at https://cliftondavies.com/dcms-review-gaming-machines-social-responsibility-measures/
As forewarned by numerous press reports over the last fortnight, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has today published its “Call for evidence: Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures” by way of a consultation exercise that will run until 5pm on 4 December 2016. Our summary, together with the review document itself, can […]
In its Issue number 130, published today, Pub & Bar magazine has reported on its successful Pub Goers Conference held on 12 October. Its 4 page report (that can be downloaded in full below) includes the following review of the “Dealing with troublemakers” session presented by David Clifton, together with Roy Ramm, Director of Extrayard Limited: […]
David Clifton comments on new government proposals to change the licensing laws that, if approved, will come into effect next year
The Gambling Commission has announced that it is supporting a Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) investigation into whether gambling operators are treating customers fairly. Our summary and the CMA press release in relation to the investigation can be downloaded below.
As mentioned in our website piece at https://cliftondavies.com/gambling-commission-publishes-updated-lccp/ and explained on the Gambling Commission website at http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/Publications-consultations/LCCP.aspx#Amendments_to_LCCP_Oct_2016, changes to the Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice come into force on 31 October 2016. Our summary of the principal changes can be downloaded below. The version of the LCCP incorporating the above changes can be found at http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/pdf/Latest-LCCP-and-Extracts/Licence-conditions-and-codes-of-practice-July-2016.pdf
David Clifton is quoted in a GamCrowd News article on the gambling regulatory response to Bitcoin, crypto-currencies and the blockchain technology that underpins them.
The panel session “Match-fixing & money laundering: Stay aware, stay ahead of it” at EiG in Berlin on 20 October 2016 was moderated by David Clifton. A summary of the session can be read here at totallygaming.com and a videoclip of the session can be found here on YouTube Pictured below, discussing with David during the session the respective […]