The Times: High stakes over gambling tax reform

Posted on 25 February 2016. Source: The Times

The Times: High stakes over gambling tax reform

Mishcon de Reya's Betting & Gaming team talk to The Times about the EU gambling market.

Co-operation between countries is particularly important in the online gambling context, given the industry’s inherent cross-border nature,” said Nick Nocton and Nick McVeigh, of Mishcon de Reya, recently. “Given the absence of [EU-style]harmonisation, such co-operation would appear to be highly desirable.

…although there is no “sector-specific” EU regulation, the gambling industry is still subject to the general EU legal framework governing all businesses. And as Susan Breen, of Mishcon de Reya, points out, “There is a shedload of legislation coming down the track ready to hit them.

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