Legal and compliance practitioners Mishcon de Reya LLP and Hollis Whiteman look at the UKGC’s processes when pursuing enforcement action against UK-licensed operators.
The Gambling Commission is a regulator, which has at its core the objective of protecting consumers. The strength of this objective and its determination to satisfy it have become increasingly evident in recent times. We have seen it in the Commission’s outreach to consumers, its vocal and regular reminders of the regulations, and its proactive engagement in the review of its own procedures and processes. Significantly, we have also seen it in its enforcement action.
In order to assist those companies that are regulated by the Commission, this article seeks to share our experience as practitioners regarding the Commission’s approach to that enforcement action, including in relation to personal licensing and settlement negotiations.
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