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Harris Hagan: Legal Eye… Why Culture Counts on PML demands

SBC News Harris Hagan: Legal Eye… Why Culture Counts on PML demands

Seeking to improve the industry’s accountability, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has signalled its intent to tighten its reins on individual licence holders.  Bahar Alaeddini, Partner at Harris Hagan for online gambling, breaks down why transforming corporate culture by driving personal accountability and responsibility will be the key to better outcomes. The White Paper included a fleeting mention of extending …

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Harris Hagan: Legal Eye… Where Crypto stands with UK gambling

SBC News Harris Hagan: Legal Eye… Where Crypto stands with UK gambling

The reference of ‘cryptoassets’ in the White Paper, reflects the UK government’s undecided stance on governing cryptocurrency adoption as such DCMS cites the absence of specific laws barring their use for online gambling firms. Hilary Stewart-Jones, technology and digital consultant at Harris Hagan, provides an expert end-to-end breakdown on crypto disciplines remit and boundaries within UK gambling laws. ___________ Adopting …

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Harris Hagan: Legal Eye… The Gambling Commission’s powers to come

SBC News Harris Hagan: Legal Eye… The Gambling Commission’s powers to come

The government has pledged to reorganise the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) to become a more capable and intelligence-led regulator overseeing UK Gambling’s statutory remit and future challenges. David Whyte Senior Associate at Harris Hagan, provides his legal eye on which new or enhanced regulatory powers will be granted to the Commission and its impact on licensees adjustment to UK gambling’s …

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Harris Hagan: Legal Eye… Top tips for complying with the ASA’s “strong appeal” test

SBC News Harris Hagan: Legal Eye... Top tips for complying with the ASA’s “strong appeal” test

Gemma Boore of Harris Hagan explains the strong appeal test, considers the impact of recent rulings by the Advertising Standards Authority (“ASA”), and shares top tips for those that want to comply with the strong appeal test when advertising sports betting to UK customers. __________________________ Half-a-year has passed since the introduction of the “strong appeal” test for gambling advertisements, and …

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