Tag Archives: Pablo Bustinduy

Spain appoints Urbiola as ‘dedicated minister’ of federal gambling reforms

SBC News Spain appoints Urbiola as 'dedicated minister' of federal gambling reforms

The Council of Ministers of Spain has appointed Andrés Barragán Urbiola as Secretary General of Consumption and Gaming. Urbiola will oversee Spain’s ongoing federal overhaul of gambling laws, a directive led by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. The appointment of a dedicated minister to oversee gambling reforms, had been requested by Pablo Bustinduy, Spain’s Minister of Consumer Affairs and Social …

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Spain’s Influencer Law to carry Decree rules on Gambling Advertising

SBC News Spain's Influencer Law to carry Decree rules on Gambling Advertising

Spain aims to be Europe’s trailblazer by adopting the first dedicated framework to regulate the content, standards, and advertising practices of social media influencers. Last Friday, the Council of Ministers received the draft of the New General Law on Audiovisual Communication (LGCA) – commonly referred to as the ‘Influencer Law‘. Filed as a ‘digital transformation’ project by the Ministry of …

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Spain’s Gambling Minister warns of tougher advertising restrictions

SBC News Spain's Gambling Minister warns of tougher advertising restrictions

Spain’s Ministry of Consumer Affairs will prioritise restoring gambling advertising restrictions as intended by the Royal Decree on Advertising. The plan was outlined by Pablo Bustinduy, Spain’s new Minister of Social Rights and Consumer Affairs, addressing media on the current framework of federal rules on gambling advertising. Confusion has arisen in the Spanish media, as this April the Supreme Court …

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Supreme Court of Spain sides with Jdigital on Decree annulments

Jdigital: Spanish reforms cannot move forward amid political deadlock

The Supreme Court of Spain has ‘partially annulled’ certain articles of the Royal Decree on Advertising, the mandate which imposed federal restrictions on gambling advertising across Spanish media. The Royal Decree was the headline measure of former Minister of Consumer Affairs, Alberto Garzon, who in 2020 was appointed by Spain’s PSOE-coalition government to oversee the federal reform of Spanish gambling …

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Spain rejects challenge of Royal Decree on Advertising’s federal status law

SBC News Spain rejects challenge of Royal Decree on Advertising's federal status law

The Constitutional Court of Spain has rejected an appeal of the ‘Royal Decree on Advertising’ to be heard by the Supreme Court. The appeal was brought forward by Jdigital, Spain’s online gambling trade association, which questioned whether the Decree authored by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs had received proper constitutional oversight to be passed into a federal law adopted by …

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Spain sees Bustinduy take control of Garzon’s gambling reforms agenda 

SBC News Spain sees Bustinduy take control of Garzon’s gambling reforms agenda 

The Government of Spain has announced Pablo Bustinduy‘s appointment as the new Minister of Social Rights, heading the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. A member of the newly-formed Sumar Party, Bustinduy was among 22 new figures to be appointed by President Pedro Sanchez to the senior cabinet of Spain’s ‘Progressive Left’ coalition government. Following the inconclusive results of a snap General …

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