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Hilary Stewart-Jones

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Name: Hilary Stewart-Jones
Date registered: April 16, 2013

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  1. GB: Disappointing Budget, Levy and point of consumption. Does bad luck only run in threes? — March 24, 2014
  2. UK: Gambling Bill gets the nod in the Queen’s Speech — May 8, 2013
  3. UK: Government needs to fill regulatory gaps — April 2, 2012

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GB: Disappointing Budget, Levy and point of consumption. Does bad luck only run in threes?

As if the tax whammy on bookmakers wasn’t enough, the voluntary code of conduct compelling bookmakers to take tougher precautions to ensure limits are placed on the amount of money and time spent on machines is set to become a series of binding licence conditions.  Likewise the primary purpose revisions may also impact shops, even if the retail estates are scaled back, given they will limit the machines that are made available for use. Read the rest of this entry »

UK: Gambling Bill gets the nod in the Queen’s Speech

On the day when most of the UK’s news has been dominated by Alex Ferguson’s retirement, the Queen towards the end of her speech in Parliament today referenced the Gambling (licensing and advertising) Bill. For those not acquainted with the curious workings of UK Government, the Queen’s speech sets out the governmental agenda for the coming year, albeit it is presented to the whole House of Commons and House of Lords. Read the rest of this entry »

UK: Government needs to fill regulatory gaps

Determining primary betting purpose is again a hot potato. Hilary Stewart-Jones (partner at DLA Piper, London) asks: have operators lost the will to challenge and the wit to compromise?

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