Archive | June, 2021

EGR B2B Awards 2021 on the near horizon

The EGR B2B Awards 2021 Ceremony will take place on 6 & 7 July 2021: the programme for the Ceremony can be found here and the Awards shortlist for each category can be found here. David Clifton has been pleased to once again judge a number of those categories and wishes good fortune to all who […]

Keep abreast of UKGC AML-related updates during June 2021

In addition to publishing information regarding: updated CPS guidance relating to The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (pre-dated by our own website posting entitled “Are section 330 POCA ‘failure to disclose’ prosecutions now on the cards?”) and the NCA’s National Strategic Assessment of Serious and Organised Crime (reported by us here), the Gambling Commission has, […]

Malta subjected to increased FATF monitoring

The Financial Action Task Force has today (25 June 2021) announced Malta’s inclusion on the list of jurisdictions under increased monitoring by reason of strategic deficiencies in their regimes to counter money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing, stating as follows: In June 2021, Malta made a high-level political commitment to work with the FATF […]

UKGC to proceed with proposed changes to gambling participation and problem gambling prevalence research methodology

As previously reported by us here, in December 2020 the Gambling Commission commenced a consultation in relation to its proposal to change the research methodology it uses to collect gambling participation and problem gambling prevalence statistics. It has now published its Consultation Response, the Executive Summary to which reads as follows: Executive summary – participation […]

Updated ‘Working safely during Coronavirus’ guides published

On 22 June 2021, the Government published updated ‘Working safely during Coronavirus (COVID-19’ guides that cover a range of different types of work in England, including the following which will be of relevance for those in the hospitality and leisure sectors: Heritage locations: Guidance for people who work or volunteer in heritage locations. Hotels and […]