EGBA PUBLISH GUIDANCE ON 4TH EUROPEAN UNION AML DIRECTIVE (Update)
22nd March, 2017 at 20:12:25
EGBA WELCOMES BETSSON
22nd February, 2017 at 13:00:55
As operator further expands in regulated markets across Europe.
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has welcomed major European online gambling firm Betsson to its membership ranks as the operator expands further outside of the Nordics.
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EGBA WELCOME ZEAL AS NEWEST MEMBER
09th January, 2017 at 15:46:31
Partners for consistent and coherent regulation.
ZEAL Network SE has become the European Gambling and Betting Association's (EGBA) newest member, effective January 1, 2017.
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NEW AUSTRIAN AFFILIATE MEMBER OF EGBA
05th December, 2016 at 15:02:20
Seeks to advance EU compliant regulation and strong player protection policies.
The Austrian Association for Betting and Gambling (OVWG) has become the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) latest member.
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GERMANY CAN NOT IMPOSE SANCTIONS ON UNLICENSED OPERATORS SAYS CJEU (Update)
05th February, 2016 at 09:32:28
Significant ruling from top European court.
Germany may not impose sanctions against operators on the basis of online gambling regulation, which has already been found to flout European Union Law, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) said in a significant ruling relating to the Sebat Ince case this week.
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MORE ON EU JURISDICTION COOPERATION AGREEMENT (Update)
29th November, 2015 at 08:32:14
Step in the right direction builds confidence and trust, says EGBA.
The cross border administration cooperation agreement signed by 20 plus European Union jurisdictions this week (see previous report) was welcomed by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) as a solid step towards building confidence and trust.
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EGBA WELCOMES SWEDISH GAMBLING ASSOCIATION
09th November, 2015 at 16:30:05
BOS wants to be part of the bigger picture.
The Swedish online gambling trade association, Branschforeningen for Onlinespel (BOS), has become an affiliate member of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA).
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NEW ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING DIRECTIVE PASSED IN EUROPEAN UNION
21st May, 2015 at 09:48:04
Uniform regulation will give companies one set of rules to work to instead of 28.
The approval by the European Parliament of a new anti-money laundering directive for EU member states has been welcomed by the European Gaming and Betting Association.
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EUROPEAN COMMISSION PUBLISHES STRATEGY FOR DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET (Update)
06th May, 2015 at 20:29:54
HARMONY IN ONLINE GAMBLING MONEY LAUNDERING DIRECTIVE
17th December, 2014 at 15:22:42
Fourth EU anti-money laundering directive includes online gambling industry.
The European Gaming and Betting Association, a European trade association for online gambling companies, has expressed its approval at the news that the entire gambling sector is now included in the scope of the fourth European Union anti-money laundering directive.
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EUROPEAN COMMISSION SENDS E.U. STATES TO THE C.J.E.U. FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH EU LAWS ON INTERNET GAMBLING.
16th October, 2014 at 09:43:37
NORWAY APPOINTS ONLINE GAMBLING COMMITTEE (Update)
09th October, 2014 at 17:33:39
To assess viability of a repeal of monopoly and possibility of opening market to domestic and foreign operators
Global law firm DLA Piper writes of a recent Norwegian Government- appointed committee that has been tasked to investigate the viability of repealing its gambling monopoly and opening up the market to a formal licensing process for domestic and foreign operators.
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CJEU UPHOLDS DANISH ONLINE GAMING TAX REGIME
26th September, 2014 at 11:07:18
EGBA welcomes decision
The General Court of the European Union (CJEU) has handed down a ruling in State aid cases T-601/11 (Dansk Automat Brancheforening v Commission) and T-615/11 (Royal Scandinavian Casino Ã…rhus v Commission) who challenged the differentiated Danish tax regime between land-based and online gambling.
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ONLINE GAMBLING TRADE ASSOCIATIONS SUPPORT E.U. CONSUMER PROTECTION
14th July, 2014 at 09:19:11
EGBA and RGA welcome European Commission's recommendations.
The influential online gambling trade body European Gaming and Betting Association says it fully endorses the European Commission's recommendation for the common protection of consumers of online gambling services in the EU.
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ONLINE GAMBLING TRADE BODY GROWS IMPATIENT ON SWEDISH QUESTION
19th March, 2014 at 04:09:46
Time for the European Commission to act, says EGBA as Sweden stalls for more time.
Questions around the monopolistic nature of Swedish online gambling are again under the spotlight as the remote gambling industry trade body European Gaming and Betting Association again urges the European Commission to trigger infringement proceedings, and the Swedes stall for more time to comply with EU norms through reform measures, promising that changes might be ready by the end of this year, but claiming that further study is necessary.
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