Tag Archives: Jenny Williams

SBC lines up expert panel for AML workshop at Betting on Sports

With the 4th anti-money laundering (AML) directive likely to bring the betting industry within the regulated AML sector for the first time, and forthcoming data protection changes rendering gambling operators liable for huge new financial penalties for data protection breaches, SBC Events has brought together an expert panel to deliver timely guidance for chief executives, heads of marketing, compliance teams and …

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International betting community gathers in London for Betting on Sports 2016

London will be subjected to a sports betting industry invasion on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th September, as sports betting operators from around the globe arrive to network and discuss the latest trends and developments. Betting on Sports 2016 has attracted sportsbook operators from the UK, Central and Eastern Europe, US, Canada, Africa, Asia, and even Australia. Organised by SBC …

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Sarah Harrison appointed as new Gambling Commission chief

The new chief executive of the Gambling Commission has been announced as Sarah Harrison, who will be joining the regulator in September from energy watchdog Ofgem. Harrison is to join the Gambling Commission on 7 September and will become a Commissioner when she takes over from Jenny Williams as Chief Executive on 1 October 2015. Philip Graf, Chair of the …

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Cameron cabinet reshuffle sees John Whittingdale appointed as Culture Secretary

Following Prime Minister David Cameron second term cabinet reshuffle, John Whittingdale the current Chair of the House of Commons Culture , Media and Sports Committee has been appointed UK Culture Secretary replacing Sajid Javid.   Whittingdale who will take on the government’s media, cultural and sporting initiatives will work closely with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) on political concerns regarding …

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UKGC delays appointment of Jenny Williams Chief Executive replacement

Industry news source EGR Magazine has revealed that the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) will not name a successor to outgoing Chief Executive Jenny Williams until the conclusion of May’s UK General Election. The UKGC had announced in September 2014, that Williams was due to depart as its Chief Executive following 10 service leading UKGC operations. The regulatory body had hoped …

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Jenny Williams to depart as UKGC Chief Executive

The UK’s Gambling Commission is starting the process of finding a replacement for chief executive Jenny Williams, whose second five-year term in charge of the regulator will come to an end next year. Chairman Philip Graf has been contacting  industry operators and trade bodies informing them of the plans to search for an new Executive to head up its operations. …

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